[Trending] 25+ Times Older People Hilariously Failed At Technology

Most of us surely had the “pleasure” of helping our parents and grandparents solve technology related problems, because “you play on the com...

Most of us surely had the “pleasure” of helping our parents and grandparents solve technology related problems, because “you play on the computer all the time, so you must know everything about it”.

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Sometimes though they fail at technology so hilariously that you just can’t resist sharing their mistakes with the “tech wise kids”. Bored Panda collected such examples to remind that while our parents and grandparents may know much more than we, the younger generation do, when it comes to technology it’s us that come to the rescue.

If you’ve captured someone older failing at technology be sure to add it to this list. And don’t forget to upvote and comment your favorite fails as well!

My grandma called me over to fix her computer because “everything moves backwards”

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Grandma sent me this in the mail. Slowest picture message ever

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When My Grandma Googles Something she puts “please” and “thank you”

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My Grandma is getting pretty high tech these days…

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Time To Retire…

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Told my dad I needed a new mouse(for gaming). He pulled this out for me.

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Mom tries to send me a pic of grandma’s diapers so I can get some at the store. Somehow “the phone doesn’t let me send pictures!” Two hours later I realize she made it her profile picture. Still hasn’t noticed it.

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My mom just got a phone for the first time (face palm)

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38 tabs open (so far), 23 of them the same weather page. Soon, my dad will complain that his phone is slow.

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The only 4 texts my dad has ever sent me. From his flip phone.

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when mom uses technology

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My dad using his facebook app on his phone.

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Dad gets a new phone for Xmas, struggles with voice text

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My dad doesn’t know how to turn off this front camera heart feature on his phone and he tried to send me a pic of his new stove.

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When grandma can’t hear you on the phone

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My dad asked me to “put” viber in his phone….

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So my dad got his first camera phone today…

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Dad asked me to fix something on his phone. He’s had it for months.

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Thanksgiving means fixing everyone’s computer or phone problems. My mom is only person I know that can get ads on her lock screen.

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Mom asked why the computer was so slow. She has ELEVEN tool-bars.

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My Nana asked me to fix her phone because “the outside clock is always showing the wrong time.”

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My grandma got a new computer and wanted me to “Install” the internet

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Traveling with my mom. Saw her phone, and investigated. Informed her that she used the screen protector’s throwaway film instead of the actual screen protector. She literally used trash as a screen protector.

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Even in 2016 my mom is still rockin the 25′ long phone cord

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Mom, lol, that’s not the right kind of screen protector…

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Just got my grandma her first cordless phone. Baby steps.

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Friend’s grandma just asked whose phone this is

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My grandma got a new phone, my dad receives this.

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When your mom spectacularly misunderstands the cry laughing emoji

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My dad got a new phone and doesn’t have a case yet. He kept it in the box.

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Can You Take my photo? Sure…

I’ve been telling my dad to get a new phone for ages, he finally did it and sent me this picture

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My dad doesn’t know how to text on his flip phone, so he always sends me multimedia messages

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My grandmother complained her remote was confusing, so I grandma-ified it for her.

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This is how my Grandma is watching the Cricket match on the TV. I should probably get her a bigger one for Xmas

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my dad said “Look, those TV models are pirates”

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Good job, grandma (she’s 82)

I swear every mom texts like this

My grandma printed some photos from her phone

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Old People and technology

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You gonna need a bigger screen

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Went home to find my mom’s computer like this… she said “i thought i would get better internet”

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I opened the internet browser on my mom’s new iPad, and realized she has no clue how to internet

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I opened my moms computer this morning and found my HD Grandmom as her wallpaper

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My girlfriend’s grandma thought the iPad was a cutting board

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grandma sends selfie

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Hashtag mom

Got my mom an Ipad, had it engraved

Saw this guy working on his computer in a cafe

Grandma tries to unfreeze the computer using a blow dryer

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My Grandma took her first selfie today

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So today my nana showed me some of her favorite websites

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So we got grandma a TV…

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my 90 year old grandma from Japan, showing us how she zooms in with an iPhone

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