My weird phone setup
Like you I have a phone. And yes, it’s an iPhone. Just to be clear, I’m not a huge fan of the iPhone but it does the job so I can’t complain too much about it. As you can imagine, my phone set up is quite minimal. My home screen looks like this:
I have no idea how I managed to have an empty first screen. Normally you use a blank icon or something like that. I have no icons at all. Must be a bug but since is an useful one I’ll leave it there. As you can see I only have two apps in the dock: Spotify because I can’t stay without music apparently and WhatsApp for quick communications with friends.
On the second screen I have the rest of the apps. I don’t have that many apps installed on my phone as you can see. I removed all the iOS apps except for those that you can’t remove. Only one I kept is the calculator.
As for 3rd party apps right now on my phone there’s Dropbox, 1Password, 1Blocker and the home banking app. No I have no games installed on my phone and no I don’t have social apps. I never go to the second screen, if I need an app I simply swipe down and use the search.
Another thing you might have noticed is that the phone is in airplane mode. I keep the phone like that when I’m at home since it’s connected to the wifi and I only use the mobile connection when I’m outside. Now you might be thinking “How do you receive phone calls when you’re at home if the phone is in airplane mode?”. Here’s the answer: I don’t. People don’t call me because my phone can’t receive phone calls. Well technically you can call me but every incoming call goes to my voicemail, voicemail that I don’t check. I can still make phone calls if I need it but it’s something that happens at most 2 or 3 times a year. In addition to that, my phone is always in do not disturb mode, no vibration and no sounds. And most of the time is not in the same room with me.
So there you have it, that's my weird phone setup. A bit on the extreme side I have to admit but works for me. And almost forgot, my lock screen looks like this:
How do you deal with your phone? Let me know.