Annoying Smartphone Habits

In general, smartphones have made our lives simpler. They can help us navigate to a restaurant and they keep us connected to our social media accounts and mail. If they are so helpful, how come many people get agitated with smartphone users? Probably because there are some annoying habits they develop. If you are guilty of any of the habits shown below, you may be unintentionally annoying those around you.

Texting and driving

Although texting and driving is prohibited in most states, people still do it. This behavior is not only annoying, as it makes you less of an attentive driver, it can bring about car accidents. These accidents can just be fender benders or they can end in fatalities. Send a text to your friend telling them you will be five minutes late is not worth the chance of injuring yourself or someone else. If you can’t resist the urge to text, try turning your phone off when you are in a vehicle.

Paying more attention to your phone than your friends

Have you ever seen people eating dinner together but they are both on their smartphones? This habit is very annoying for individuals. When you make plans with your friends and family, the intent is to spend quality time with them, right? How do you do that if you are checking your email the entire time or texting? Remember how you have felt if you have been in the midst of a discussion and a friend has answered a text? Perhaps you felt less important. If you do not want your companions to feel this way, avoid your phone when out with them.

Noisy keyboards

When you navigate through your phone or type does it make little clicking sounds or beeps? You might not realize this, but it is probably aggravating the people surrounding you. When you are standing in line at the grocery store and texting your friend, the people around you don’t want to listen to the clicks of your fingers moving across the keys. It is simple to turn this off for the comfort of those around you.


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