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30 Senior People Who Definitely Had A Hard Time Dealing With Technology

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It is no secret that elders often have trouble coping with technology. The world is changing at a rapid pace and in a matter of two decades technology completely changed the way we live. While it is true that it improved our lives in many ways, some people actually struggled with it. It is harder to learn something new when you were used to the good old ways for decades. Kids nowadays are born and raised with technology everywhere around them and they accept it as something normal, but senior citizens often struggle with seemingly simple things and this leads to hilarious situations!

1. This grandma decided to bookmark a few websites

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Well, she did save the links, but she did it in the old-fashioned way!

2. Being polite is not always a necessity

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We guess that this grandma was raised the right way because she thanked the search engine in advance!

3. This person’s grandma had trouble setting her mobile phone’s clock

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Well, it turned out that the phone still had the protective sticker on the display!

4. One granny complained that her remote had too many buttons

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Her grandkid was able to make things easier for her and she avoided feeling confused.

5. This person’s dad turned on the front camera feature of his phone that showed everything in heart-shaped window

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Unfortunately, he did not know how to turn it off and every photo he took had that special addition to it.

6. This 90-year old Japanese lady has a special way to zoom her iPhone

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Well, as they say, if it works, it doesn’t need to be repaired, so she continued to use her way!

7. Now this is something different

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It seems that some of the elders are not so far from technology after all!

8. This mom wanted to share the beautiful view

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She really tried her best, but she probably learned that she had to take another photo instead of sending the same one.

9. One grandma was wondering whose phone this was

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Well, we need to admit that it kind of looks like a really old cellphone, but it is a calculator.

10. This is an alternative way to send a selfie

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At least the granny knew how to take one, which is actually a skill most seniors do not have.

11. Here is another selfie attempt

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We guess that this attempt counts, despite the fact she used the front camera for this mirror selfie.

12. This person’s dad had trouble using his cellphone to send texts

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Since he was old-school, he decided to send the messages in a classic way!

13. One person’s mother complained her PC was too slow

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Well, no wonder! She has 11 toolbars on her browser which is crazy!

14. Here is another quick computer fix

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One person’s grandma asked them to fix her PC because she notice that the cursor moved backwards.

15. One person’s mom needed a crash course in emoticons

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She actually thought that the emoticon showing tears of laughter was showing extreme sadness.

16. Here is what happens when someone buys a camera phone for the first time

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This happens every single time regardless of the age of the person.

17. A granny got herself a new phone, and her son received the following message

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It is not nonsense; she just had trouble finding the space button!

18. Now this is a fine way of trolling

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Of course, there was probably a reason why this person engraved her mom’s new iPad.

19. There is something creepy about this wallpaper

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This person found that the desktop of her mom’s laptop was a close-up picture of her grandma!

20. This person’s girlfriend has a grandma who had no idea what she used as a cutting board

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She did not realize that it was an iPad in its protective cover!

21. Here is a person who uses going to their parents’ home for Thanksgiving to fix all their gadgets

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Apart from fixing their computers, the person found out that their mom was able to turn on visible ads in locked mode!

22. This person bought her granny a new LED TV

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The grandma thought that it was a wallpaper of New York in a frame!

23. Here is how one grandma tried to charge her phone

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It was the first time she used a phone without a cable and the docking station was something new to her.

24. One grandma decided to print some of the photos in her phone

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Unfortunately she was unaware of how to download them so she made screenshots!

25. This mom was determined to learn what a hashtag is

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We believe that she has a thing or two to learn about what a hashtag is!

26. This grandma surely has trouble with her conversation

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She probably wondered why she could barely hear the other person talking.

27. This person saw the screen protector her mother put on her phone

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She actually used the protective film of the protector instead of the actual thing!

28. This is a relic we have never seen before

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When this person told their dad they needed a new mouse, the father stepped in and offered his old one.

29. This person got a new phone and decided to play it safe

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Since there was no protective case in the kit, the man simply used the phone box until he got one.

30. Here is the setup a 82-year-old granny came up with

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This is not even funny – we believe that it was potentially dangerous and we hope the granny was okay.

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