Whether you’re permanently attached to your smartphone or you only really use it for emergencies, there’s no denying that phones are good and these awesome little devices (and the amount of stuff you can do on them) is growing more impressive by the day. But not everyone gets a buzz from technology and some of us […]

Whether you’re permanently attached to your smartphone or you only really use it for emergencies, there’s no denying that phones are good and these awesome little devices (and the amount of stuff you can do on them) is growing more impressive by the day. But not everyone gets a buzz from technology and some of us openly admit that we don’t really ‘get it’ at all. So, at Three, we’re on a mission to make your phones, phablets and tablets more accessible and help you discover the bits that matter to you: the important features and apps on your phone or tablet that will make a difference to your everyday life, digital skills for your business, or whatever else you need help with.

Every wondered why people chirp on about Twitter? Clueless when it comes to the Cloud? Dumbfounded about data? Got a mental block when it comes to social media and digital marketing for your business? Just pop into your local Three Store and our lovely advisors are Discovery team is waiting to help you learn some key digital skills that could just up your game.

Why Discovery is important.

A recent survey by Lloyds found that 21% of the UK population lack basic digital skills with four barriers preventing consumers from getting online: access, skills, confidence and motivation. We want to break through all of these with our Discovery sessions. So, in every one of our 324 retail stores across the country we’re offering free, bespoke sessions to help you develop your digital skills to get the most out of your device, no matter which network you’re with. You don’t even have to be a Three customer to make the most of Discovery; we’re here for everyone and anyone, so just pop in and see us!

Who are the Discovery sessions aimed at?

Discovery is for all ages and all abilities and for everyone in the local community – schools, community groups, small businesses, and individuals. And if time is precious, you can book in for as little as a twenty-minute session so that you can get some learning under your belt during your lunchbreak. We’ve also got lots on offer to keep young minds entertained during the school holidays, from coding to creating their own animations, so visit three.co.uk/discovery to check out our schedule of creative sessions in Swansea, Maidenhead and Islington.

Discovery for business

Starting your own business can be daunting, but our Discovery sessions will get you started and help you perfect your digital skills. From accounting apps, Google docs and Evernote, to spreading the word on social media and LinkedIn you can rely on our team of experts to make it all plain sailing.

Plus, if you’re starting from scratch and you need to get connected, we’ll make it easy with our simple, great value business plans for phone and Mobile Broadband. And if you love your phone, make the most of our award-winning 4G network, unlimited minutes and texts, great value data and tethering options with a SIM only plan. Check out our Simply Business plans while you’re in store, or get in touch with our specialist business team to discuss the options now.

 

What can you expect in a Discovery session?

They’re pretty much bespoke sessions and can take whatever format you prefer. The aim is for you to get out of them exactly what it is you want to achieve or you need to know. Whether it’s a business objective or a lifestyle/social goal, we’re ready and willing to show you the tips and tricks you need to reach it.

With more than 40 different sessions that can be tailored to all levels, everyone has the chance to delve into digital. We also have larger sessions for complete beginners, covering a range of different topics from online shopping, social media and cyber security, so you’ll be equipped with vital day-to-day digital skills to make the most of your mobile device. And of course, it’s all free.

Making mobile Discovery our mission.

So far, we’ve helped more than 60,000 people, with ages ranging from four to 95! Our aim to raise awareness and help develop digital skills across the country is now becoming a reality and we’d love you to get stuck in and start making your own discoveries.

To book a free Discovery session for yourself or a group, just visit www.three.co.uk/discovery just drop an email to discovery@three.co.uk or pop in to your local Three store for more info.