How to access the internet on a smartphone

It's easy and incredibly convenient to be able to browse the web on the go. Our slideshow gives you an overview of how to get started.

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1. Why access the internet on a smartphone?

Smartphone browsers are generally the fastest and easiest way to use the internet on the go. Smartphones have a built in processor which allows them to process web pages faster. The website also looks similar to how it would look on a computer screen, rather than basic mobile phone pages. There are lots of different ways to connect to the internet on your phone. Most phones can connect to several types of mobile internet network - they'll automatically connect to the fastest one available so you get the best download speeds.