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Setting Up a Phone for Offline Documentation

Despite an internet shutdown, documenters can still capture important video evidence that can be shared offline or when they are able to get back online.

Here are some tips that we’ve learned from activists and other practitioners to set up a phone for offline documentation. Note that some steps require internet access, so must be done before a shutdown occurs or during periods when it is restored. Also, don’t wait until you’re in a stressful situation to enact these steps; do them now, and take time to practice using the phone before you have to use it in a crisis.

Watch the video here.