Reconnect Smartphone Service

Overview

Use this article to understand the technical specifications and limitations of the smartphones issued as part of the Reconnect Smartphone Service. The device will not allow the participants to install games, social media, messaging, or other unapproved applications.

Onboarding

Turn the smartphone on by pressing and holding the power button (the bottom button on the right side). Issue the phone to the participant, noting the Device tag identifier on the back of the device case (e.g. "10001"). When onboarding the client, make sure to add the Device tag identifier to the client's profile and save.

Make sure the client logs in to Reconnect Community with their username and PIN number, and conducts any other onboarding tasks before taking the device home.

Service

The service is currently offered in areas where the T-Mobile or Verizon networks have acceptable coverage, using a data-only plan with a 1.5GB/month data cap. WiFi access is enabled to allow lower consumption of data. Please refer to the T-Mobile Coverage Map or the Verizon Coverage Map to determine service availability.

Devices

The service will provide one of the following smartphones depending on your program's needs.

Nokia 2.3 running Android 9

Specs:

  • 32GB Memory
  • 2GB RAM
  • Non-removable battery
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 5MP Front Facing Camera
  • 13MP Main Camera

Moto E5 running Android 8.1

Specs:

32GB Memory

  • 16GB Memory
  • 2GB RAM
  • Non-removable battery
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 5MP Front Facing Camera
  • 8MP Main Camera

Moto G7 Power running Android 9

Specs:

  • 32GB Memory
  • 3GB RAM
  • Non-removable battery
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 8MP Front Facing Camera
  • 12MP Main Camera

Device Management

The device will have limitations in place that will prohibit the client from using the device outside of its intended purposes. These limitations can be adjusted and formatted to specific needs.

Current available applications and options for use by participants on the device

  • Reconnect Community
  • Google Maps
  • Clock

Current available settings options that can be adjusted by participants on the device

  • Add/Remove WiFi network
  • Torch Mode
  • Auto Rotation

Restrictions that can be toggled on/off as needed (please contact our Support team to learn more)

  • Systems settings and protections
  • Contacts management
  • Application install/uninstall
  • Camera Access
  • USB tethering/file access
  • Incoming/Outgoing calls
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