TELUS smartphones can offer business users a wide variety of benefits to improve daily productivity and task efficiency. Having such diverse functionality on one compact device offers the potential to get more done on a daily basis with less concentrated effort. However, as I am sure you are aware; smartphones also introduce the possibility of increased distraction.

So, what is the key to staying productive on your smartphone while avoiding distraction?

Tips for Boosting Productivity and Efficiency With Your TELUS Smartphone

Staying on the task at hand and eluding the array of tempting diversions accessible on your smartphone is often easier said than done. Making a conscious effort to stay on top of the things you need to get done is a good first step.

Better Time Management

There are a wide variety of time management apps you can download for free to your TELUS smartphone to help you manage your time more efficiently and stay on task. If you have a list of assignments to work through on a daily basis, time management apps can help you dedicate an allocated amount of time to each task to ensure they are being completed in a timely fashion before moving onto the next one.

Search Functionality

With all of the various functions, apps, and features on your smartphone it can be overwhelming to locate the specific one you are looking for. Avoid wasting time trying to find things on your smartphone by using the handy search function. This can help you quickly locate apps, contacts, emails, calendar events, and more. The pull down menu on the top of your smartphone can also provide quick access to useful features and settings.

Delete Time-Wasting Apps

Do you feel powerless against the magnetic draw of social media? Studies show that the average individual wastes a shocking amount of time on a daily basis scrolling through trivial social media posts and content. It may seem like a bold move, but if you are wasting several hours every day on social media sites simply delete the apps from your phone and dedicate a specific time to purse those interests on your laptop or desktop.

Bookmark Links of Interest for Later Access

Useful apps like Pocket are great for generating an easy to use list of articles and websites for future convenience. This can be helpful in two ways. For one, it can be useful for saving work related articles that you don’t have time to read at the moment. It can also be helpful for staying away from distracting links that you can return to later after all your work for the day is done.

Take Notes

Almost every smartphone has some form of note taking capability. Taking notes can be an extremely effective way to make sure important information is not forgotten spontaneous ideas are not lost. Apps like Microsoft OneNote offer the ability to synch your notes across all your devices for easy access and detailed documentation.

TELUS Smartphones

A wide selection of the latest and greatest smartphones can be found at TELUS with a range of plans to suit your particular needs and preferences. TELUS cell phones can help improve planning and organization to keep you productive as possible.

Some of the TELUS cell phone options to choose from include:

Apple Smartphones 

Millions of smartphone users around the world love their iPhones for the broad and intuitive user functionality. Apple smartphones available at TELUS include:

  • iPhone 12 Series – iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini
  • All iPhone 12 smartphones are 5G network compatible
  • iPhone SE & iPhone XR
  • iPhone 11 Series – iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max

Samsung Smartphones 

Another massive global smartphone mogul with a variety of smartphone options from TELUS is Samsung. Some of the Samsung smartphone devices to choose from include:

  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Series – Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 FE
  • All Galaxy S20 smartphones are 5G network compatible
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip – 5G compatible
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20 & Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – 5G compatible
  • Samsung Galaxy A11, A21, A51, A71

Google Smartphones

The prevalence of Google smartphones has been on the rise for their extensive features and functionality. Google smartphones available with TELUS include:

  • Google Pixel 5 – 5G network compatible

Google Pixel 4a – Optional 5G compatibility