Tech Tips

AARP Foundation How-To Videos for Using Technology

AARP’s Digital Skills Ready@50+™ initiative provides step-by-step guides and how-tos can help you build the skills and confidence to navigate the evolving technology landscape. Fill out the form here to access these videos.

Here is one on how to join a Zoom meeting from a mobile device:

Here is one on Intermediate Tech Terms:

Tech Tutoring

Senior Planet from AARP is offering virtual Tech Tutoring sessions with Verizon Volunteers. You do not need to be a Verizon customer to take advantage of this free service! Participants will receive help from volunteers with their technology-related questions. These personalized sessions will be hosted on Zoom via individual breakout rooms.

Tech Tips Video Tutorials

AARP has technology tutorial videos for many different topics.

Here is one on how to set up a Gmail account:

Here is one on Downloading Apps for iPhone & iPad:

Here is one on Downloading Apps for Android Devices:

The AARP Virtual Community Center has FREE interactive online events and classes, many of which are technology related! Click “Filter Events by Date & Category”, click “Category”, then click/check the “Tech Help” and “Scam Prevention” boxes to just show classes on technology and scam prevention.

AARP also offers FREE courses on Digital Skills:

How To Protect Your Personal Information Online

How to Use Google Workspace

Social Media and Technology

Visit their website to discover more resources.

The Maine State Library offers FREE access to LearningExpress which has interactive video tutorials on Basic Computer Skills! has FREE technology classes on computer basics and topics like navigating a website, using Email, Windows and Mac operating systems, Google Maps, Internet Safety, Cloud Storage, Microsoft Word, Facebook, iPhone and Android basics, and more! also has FREE technology classes on computer basics and topics like Microsoft Office, Email, Internet basics, Online Safety, Windows and Mac operating systems, and more! is a FREE educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.