How Do I Prepare My Phone for a Protest? (Updated 2024)

They met the day before. The main church hall was packed. All ages. There were old ladies making banners, kids were colouring cardboard panels. The mood was light. Jokes were mixing with political anger. In the side room another group were training. Most were young but there were veterans of anti-apartheid marches, Greenham Common and student loans kettling leading the exercises in passive resistance. In the corner, people lined up at the table, their phones in hand. Some were deleting photos to make sure they had enough room. One pensioner was asking if the app would work on his fliphone.