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In Person Or Online: Verizon Wireless Customers Invited To Learn How To Get Most From Smartphones in Kansas

Free Smartphone Workshops Hosted On and at Kansas Communications Stores

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June 26, 2011

Brenda Hill  
Twitter: @VZWBrenda

Morgan Johnson  
Twitter: @moraqjo

KANSAS CITY, MO — Verizon Wireless has a message for customers who want to learn more about their smartphones’ features and functionality: Verizon Wireless is here to help.

Verizon Wireless is hosting workshops online and at Communications Stores throughout the state of Kansas to help customers get the most out of their smartphones. The free workshops will cover a variety of topics, including smartphones and Mobile Broadband devices like the HTC ThunderBolt and Motorola XOOM, and operating systems including Android Basic and Advanced Android, with more topics coming soon. Customers may check the Wireless Workshops webpage for a complete list of upcoming workshops in their areas.

Customers may also educate themselves using Verizon Wireless’ online version of the workshops on demand at Site visitors can register and choose from a list of available topics and access online tutorials. Online and in-store demonstrations include tips and tricks for preserving battery life, device customization and popular applications, as well as tools and resources to help customers manage their wireless lives.

Verizon Wireless will add new online and in-store workshops when new devices and services are introduced. Customers may check the Wireless Workshops website regularly for the latest list of available workshops.

Other Tools to Help Customers Manage Their Wireless Lives

Verizon Wireless offers a variety of ways for customers to manage their wireless lives. Video guides highlighting tools customers can use are available on YouTube or in the Multimedia Library:

  • It’s Easy To Track Your Wireless Usage,” which highlights easy ways to check and monitor usage.
  • Tips For Traveling Overseas,” which highlights tips for customers on how to prepare their phones for overseas travel.
  • Managing Wireless Access: Content Filters,” which highlights how customers can ensure the apps, games and videos their children are accessing on their wireless devices are age-appropriate.
  • Customers can also visit Verizon Wireless Support to view “How To” videos with step-by-step directions on different aspects of account management.

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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at