My Fairphone App: Your digital sustainability instrument

I’d wish to kick issues off with a quote from tech reviewer Marques Brownlee: “We solely have one earth. Sizzling take – we must be taking higher care of it!”

For the higher a part of a decade, we’ve labored to normalize this concept within the electronics trade. Nevertheless, when your aim is to set new requirements and reshape a complete trade, you’re an extended street forward. There’s by no means been one other traveller on this street, and it’s as much as us to depend the miles, bear in mind the bumps and know that that is how change occurs: a loopy, unattainable factor merely will get completed. And in doing so, proves that the individuals who imagine in unattainable issues aren’t loopy in any respect; they only select to see slightly additional down the street.

So, right here’s one thing new for everybody who’s alongside for this experience: We’ve utterly redesigned the My Fairphone App, from the bottom up, to be your particular person information to a extra sustainable way of life. Observe and cut back your CO2 emissions, get to know your Fairphone and every part that occurs behind the scenes, join with like-minded individuals and sustainable companies in your space or be part of our inexperienced challenges.

The app is offered for obtain, so that you’ve bought two choices: Give it a go proper now and see for your self, or stick round for an outline of the up to date options.

Actually get to know your Fairphone

Every of your telephone’s modules now comes with a useful passport. Right here you will see that an growing quantity of content material about the place the supplies in your module come from, how the module is made and the way we designed it to be sustainable. You will discover it beneath the “Cellphone” part of the app. Like many issues at Fairphone, we’ll begin small by opening the door to what’s happening inside your telephone, and over time we’ll add an increasing number of info to essentially break down the limitations and allow you to see what goes into making a telephone and what’s going on within it.

Fairphone assist, proper in your pocket

We wish you to have the ability to make the most of the numerous assist companies we provide by bringing them even nearer to you and placing them proper in your pocket; prepared for everytime you want them. So within the up to date app, you will see that a troubleshooter with built-in assessments that may examine the {hardware} in your telephone. You’ll additionally have the ability to join with our buyer assist workforce and handle any questions or queries you could have immediately from the App, in addition to entry our many, many assist guides that will help you get one of the best out of your telephone.

Group on speed-dial

Our community-run discussion board has been going from energy to energy lately and there are at all times individuals right here to attach with. So we introduced our vigorous and lively neighborhood on to the app. Faucet the “Folks” part for a shortcut to the discussion board.

However that’s not all – we wished so as to add a component of shock – one thing a bit totally different than chances are you’ll not anticipate. In any case – we’re right here to problem!

 Hold monitor of your CO2-emissions and a lot extra.

And so we now have added some new components to our app. We all know you’re taking sustainability severely, so beneath the “Planet” part, you will see that places of sustainable choices in your space – once more we begin small right here specializing in some hotspots of Fairphone house owners, however we’ll proceed to roll out new places usually. What we wish to do right here is to make you conscious of some sustainable choices which can be found to you in your native space to assist you in your journey to a extra sustainable way of life. We shall be including extra choices sooner or later right here too! We all know from our personal expertise that in a world filled with decisions, having a information that will help you obtain your objectives is a helpful and highly effective instrument. Because the companion that’s at all times with you, our telephone can act as a instrument to supply totally different decisions, deal with points to deal with and create habits that aren’t solely good for the planet but additionally good for yourselves.

… and extra

Subsequent comes the enjoyable half. We’ve got launched one thing referred to as Inexperienced Challenges. The beauty of our existence is that they’ll change over time, and being acutely aware of the alternatives we make and the influence they’ve, may help us to make adjustments to attain our objectives. We introduce inexperienced challenges to you as a solution to be acutely aware in regards to the issues that we could not at all times have time to consider throughout our busy lives. In the event you opt-in, occasionally we’ll ship you slightly story a couple of sustainable way of life subject and on the finish problem you to participate with us to both decrease your CO2 quantities – or typically merely make a wholesome or acutely aware change in your life. There are a lot of methods to do this – and we hope to have some enjoyable with you over the approaching years with these challenges.

While we all know that Inexperienced Challenges could not save the world – because the saying goes “many small actions can add as much as an enormous distinction” and we hope our neighborhood will be part of us as we take a brand new step on the Fairphone journey to behave collectively as one neighborhood to take steps in direction of much more sustainable existence.

We invite you to affix the My Fairphone App and collaborate on making this the instrument that’s best for you. Suggestions, concepts and questions are at all times welcome.


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