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What's the easiest mobile operating system for a novice?

What's the easiest mobile operating system for a novice to get to grips with?

Android? iOS? Windows Phone?

Most Useful Answer JanSt  Dec. 2, 2013 at 15:45

iOS and WP.

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JanSt / MOD  Dec. 2, 2013 at 15:45

iOS and WP.

matt101101 / MOD  Dec. 2, 2013 at 18:38

iOS probably, it's slightly more complicated than Windows Phone, but there are a hell of a lot more people who are familiar with using it and could help a beginner out with any issues.

JanSt / MOD  Dec. 2, 2013 at 19:42

Good point, Matt!
Also: I find under the surface WP can be quite confusing. Not badly so... But some settings are
really in odd places, and the back button to leave apps can be irritating.

Still, both are kiddy stuff compared to Android.
But a complete smartphone newb should approach all 3 with caution!
Background data use can drive you down the poverty spiral if you're not used to an always connected device.

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