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Computers for Seniors by Chris Ewin, Cheryl Ewin, Carrie Ewin

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LESSON 2

INTRODUCING APPS

In this lesson, you’ll unlock the true power of your computer by learning to use apps!

What Is an App?

The Microsoft Solitaire Collection App

Playing a Game

Closing a Game

Opening Solitaire Again

The Weather App

The Calendar App

Setting Up the Calendar App

Meeting the Calendar App

Adding an Event

Deleting an Event

More Apps, More Fun

Phew, We Did It!

What Is an App?

An app (short for application) is a tool on your computer that helps you do a specific job, like play a game or check the weather. You might also have heard it referred to as a program. Apps make it easier and faster to do the things you want to do on your computer. Your computer already has a lot of great apps on it that you can use to do the following: ...

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