Getting the Most from Your Mobile Device

If you are interested in playing any type or category of casino games on a mobile device, then please take a look through the following guide. For we will enlighten you on how to configure you mobile to ensure you get the maximum playing pleasure.

If, after reading through this guide, you do fancy playing at a mobile casino site then remember that all of our featured online Microgaming Casinos, Playtech Casinos and NetEnt Casinos have their own stand alone mobile casino sites.

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Configuring You Mobile for Playing Casino Games

There are a few things you need to be sure of when it comes to configuring your mobile device for playing online slots. Firstly it needs a lot of charge, or preferably to be plugged in. This is due to the fact you will need to download various bits and pieces.

Before going anywhere, you need to make sure your device is up to date. If you use Apple, you will usually be automatically updated, and with Android, you can tell it to check for updates from the settings menu.

Once everything is up to date, restart your phone and get prepping for the downloading marathon. Open your web browser and head to the casino, or casinos of choice, and start downloading their respective apps. These initial downloads only take a minute or so, however, these are merely shells.

Once downloaded, either log in to your account, or sign up, which if you find it easier can be done on a computer. The sign up process only takes a few minutes and when signed up, you can return to your device and start depositing funds and claiming any bonuses you may want.

When you are firmly logged in and set up, you will need to start downloading the core files for the games you want to play. We recommend that you download a selection of games before you start playing at all, after all, variety is the spice of life and the last thing you want to be doing is incurring data charges when you’re on the move, so select a selection of Slots, Card and Table games so you always have the option of playing something different from time to time.

Once you have downloaded and installed all of the games you want, exit the casino and clear your RAM. Once this is done, re launch the casino app, and log in as normal. Clearing your RAM is essentially just to ensure that your device runs any games you play as smoothly as possible and isn’t required, but is recommended.

You may decide that you want to test drive the games before wagering real cash, and if this is the case, play in the guest mode. If you’re ready to jump right in and play with real money, enter your details as you usually would and get cracking. Be aware however your device may take a short time to load the games the first time as it needs to find all the relevant files for it to work.

The games on the whole are set out nearly identically as their online counterparts with only a few differences to things like the size of reel symbols, the cards used in card games and the size of wheel on roulette tables.

Most of the Apps now also allow you to make changes yourself, including video quality, brightness (gamma) and sound, as well as other extras such as which decks of cards are used and colour schemes to make it easier on your eyes. Experiment with these settings to give you the most comfortable and enjoyable session you can have.

If you are playing games on the go, we recommend you play with the sound turned off this is mainly due to saving battery power, however, if say you’re on a crowded train on the way to work, people really don’t want to be disturbed by your phone making all manner of sounds and beeps. The same can be said for Vibrate, though not noisy, it does conserve power if Vibration is off. If you aren’t connected to a WIFI connection, turn your WIFI off too as we all know that this chomps away at battery power, as does the GPS function.

Now for a little safety talk….

If you are going to be using your phone to gamble, be sure to have installed a decent security package, this does needs to include antivirus, anti root kit and firewall. This will help keep the nasties out and ensure your phone is un-hackable. Set up all the additional security you can including 2 or 3 step log-ins.

Locking your phone screen with a secret code, setting up remote locking and drive wipe and any other security features your device can cope with. This will ensure that if your phone ends up in someone else’s hands, be they the sticky fingers of a 3 year old, or the practiced hands of a seasoned thief, your device and data will be safe and no unauthorised use can take place. Also make sure that your device is protected with a decent cover if you can get one, this will prevent the screen cracking should your device be dropped or bumped.

One final thing that I will say on the issue of safety when playing out and about is to keep it discreet, people are naturally always watching, and should someone notice your nice shiny device and take a fancy to it, or more so the content of it, you need to be constantly vigilant when in public with smart devices, especially if people are going to be able to see you making real cash transactions.

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