Cell phones are great—they keep us in touch with friends and family and can be
Cell Phone Manners
- Be in control of your phone, don’t let it control you!
- Speak softly.
- Be courteous to those you are with; turn off your phone if it will be interrupting a conversation or activity.
- Watch your language, especially when others can overhear you.
- Avoid talking about personal or confidential topics in a public place.
- If it must be on and it could bother others, use the “silent” mode and move away to talk.
- Don’t make calls in a library, theater, church, or from your table in a restaurant.
- Don’t text during class or a meeting at your job.
- Private info can be forwarded, so don’t text it.
- NEVER drive and use your phones at the same time.
- Observe courtesies like “Hello, Please, Thank you and Good bye”.
- Avoid inappropriate display or profile pictures. It can damage your