Digital resources and learning

Here are some useful links to guides to help others do a range of things from connecting to the internet to getting an email account. We will keep adding more resources to this page to help you keep your skills up-to-date.

Staying in touch

Video calling

Age UK have produced a friendly guide on how to make a video call which is a great way to stay in touch with family, friends and other loved ones during the coronavirus outbreak. 


BT and ITV created a great YouTube video with info on how to download and use WhatsApp, sending messages and video-calling

Digital Unite

Digital Unite help people learn basic digital skills through their Digital Champions Network. They have produced a number of user-friendly how-to guides:

Digital Buddies

Digital Buddies

Digital Buddies is a new ‘social connection’ and support project in Salford which aims to help people who are struggling to use their phone, tablet or computer to communicate well. It will help by linking each person with a trained young person who will provide remote one-to-one support to help them solve their particular digital skills challenges.