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CompTIA A+ Cert, Part 11: Working with Mobile Devices

with expert Patrick Loner


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Release date Release date 2/22/2017
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 2h 36m
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Course description

One of the most notable additions to the CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is the inclusion of mobile devices: tablets, smartphones, eReaders, and wearables. Explore the various configuration and connectivity settings for mobile operating systems and examine the intricacies of mobile security with a focus on authentication with pins and biometrics.

Prerequisites

The course assumes that a student has a basic familiarity with computer operation.

Learning Paths

This course will help you prepare for the following certification and exam:
CompTIA A+ Certification
220-901 220-902: CompTIA A+ Certification

Meet the expert

Patrick Loner Patrick Loner has certifications for MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, A+, Network+, Security+, and more. He has been working as a Microsoft Certified Trainer, network administrator, and network consultant for over ten years. He has over a decade of experience working with and teaching about Windows networks with client and server operating systems. He has guided many students toward Microsoft and CompTIA certifications. Most recently, he has worked as a freelance trainer and network consultant specializing in Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 implementations, design, and upgrades. Patrick continues to branch out now working with and training on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Exchange 2013, and System Center Configuration Manager 2012.


Course outline



Laptops and Mobile Devices

Working with Laptops (28:45)
  • Introduction (00:41)
  • Working with Laptop Computers (02:45)
  • Expansion Options (04:04)
  • Replacing Hardware Components (07:56)
  • Smart Card Readers (01:43)
  • Display (02:18)
  • Other Components (04:03)
  • Addtional Function Keys (04:33)
  • Summary (00:39)
Understanding Mobile Devices (37:08)
  • Introduction (00:31)
  • Understanding Mobile Devices (01:19)
  • Tablets (04:33)
  • Common Tablets (00:52)
  • Smartphones (03:31)
  • Wearable Devices (05:20)
  • Phablets (01:23)
  • Demo: E-Readers (03:23)
  • Smart Cameras (01:30)
  • GPS (01:56)
  • Accessories and Ports (05:35)
  • More Connection Types (01:57)
  • Mobile Device Accessories (04:38)
  • Summary (00:33)

Working with Mobile Devices

Working with Mobile Device Operating Systems (27:06)
  • Introduction (00:44)
  • Working with Mobile Device Operating Systems (07:03)
  • GPS, Geotracking, and Wi-fi Calling (02:18)
  • Launcher/GUI and Virtual Assistants (02:34)
  • Emergency Notification and Wireless Payment (03:15)
  • Android OS (05:34)
  • iOS (02:38)
  • Windows Mobile (02:17)
  • Summary (00:37)
Install and Configure Connectivity and Email (19:01)
  • Introduction (00:31)
  • Configure Connectivity and Email (01:51)
  • Bluetooth (02:55)
  • Wi-Fi (03:50)
  • Email (05:03)
  • New Terms (04:09)
  • Summary (00:39)
Securing Mobile Devices (19:02)
  • Introduction (00:35)
  • Securing Mobile Devices (02:13)
  • Screen Lock (05:57)
  • Antivirus/Antimalware (01:33)
  • Authentication (02:28)
  • Trusted vs. Untrusted Sources (01:09)
  • Firewalls (00:45)
  • Policies and Procedures (03:32)
  • Summary (00:47)
Troubleshooting Mobile Devices (25:51)
  • Introduction (00:35)
  • Common Symptoms (07:29)
  • More Common Symptoms (05:08)
  • Tools (02:46)
  • Malware Issues (05:46)
  • Troubleshooting Tools (03:16)
  • Summary (00:47)