You can get a lot out of your iPad if you just take the time to learn its functions. All you have to do is know a bit more and then you can do more. Keep reading the following article to better understand your iPad.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. Simply tap and hold the app. It will begin to make a wiggling motion, at which point you can drag and drop the icon onto another one. Instantly they will both merge into a folder named after their categories. You can rename these folders.
Accessing the running apps is easy. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. You may switch to another running app, just by tapping that app in that bar. Make this bar disappear by making a downward swipe on your screen.
You can easily access all running apps on an iPad. Press the Home button twice to view all of your current apps. It is easy to switch to an app by tapping it on the bar. In order to get rid of the bar, swipe downwards on the screen.
Are tired of having your iPad constantly ask you whether or not you wish to connect with detected WiFi network. This feature can be turned off in your settings. Press on Wi-Fi and turn off the last option to discontinue these prompts.
Keep your bill under control by tracking the amount you spend on iPad apps. There are many, many helpful apps and it is easy to go overboard. So it is very important to keep track of what you spend.
Soft reset your iPad if it freezes. Hold down both the power and home buttons for a few seconds. The iPad will then reboot. To force close an app, just hold down the home button until it closes.
Should your iPad freeze, you can reboot it by performing a soft reset. Simply press down on the home button and the power button at the same time. The iPad will then reboot. If you simply want to force close one app, hold only the home button.
It is possible to preview more than a couple of lines of email by changing settings. The Preview setting is Located under Mail in your general settings. You can adjust this to 5 lines. You will now see more lines of the email while in the inbox.
If you want to charge your iPad quickly, avoid using an iPhone charger. The iPad carries 10 watts as opposed to just 5 watts for the iPhone. It takes much longer to fully charge the iPad with a iPhone charger. For best results, use the charger that came with your iPad.
Many people have trouble typing on tablets, although it certainly gets easier as time goes on. There is a speech dictation function on your iPad. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. After you have dictated your piece, tap the icon one more time and your text will display.
It’s very important that you know what you’re doing when you’re taking care of your iPad. Never leave an iPad locked in a sweltering car. The battery can be damaged if it gets too hot. Keeping your iPad away from water is rule number two. A cover is key to longevity, too.
You view two lines by default when you see new emails. If you would rather see more before you open it, there is an option. Just access your Setting and the select Mail. When you go to mail, pick contacts and then your calendar to get your preview mail options changed.
Is the battery percentage annoying or distracting you? It is easy to turn off. To begin, enter the menu for your Settings. From here, click on Usage which is found under the General section. Here you can turn off the battery display.
If you want to browse a new web page without losing track of what you were browsing before, use the tabbed browsing feature. If you are in the Safari browser you can tap on it and then a menu will pops up. In this menu, you’ll be able to get links opened in new tabs.
Taking a screenshot while using your iPad is extremely easy to do. Simply press and hold the sleep and home buttons simultaneously. That takes the shot and puts it with the rest of your pictures.
Are you interested in easily retrieving your iPad if it gets lost? Just go to your iPad’s Settings and then click on iCloud. Insert your Apple ID. Once you do this, the bottom of your screen will flash “Find My iPad” and tap it to turn the feature on. That way, if you lose your iPad, you simply have to go to iCloud.com.
There is an interesting way that you can turn off the sound on your device. Just press and hold the volume button down for a few seconds. This is a fast way to silence the tablet. Hold it one more time to revert the volume.
It is easy to get a screenshot of a page displayed on the iPad. To pull this off, just hold down both the “Home” and “Sleep” button simultaneously. This will take a picture that filters into your album of pictures.
Do your best to take care of your iPad so you do not have to replace this expensive device anytime soon. A majority of the people who own an iPad purchase a screen protector to help protect the glass screen from becoming chipped or cracked. The screen is protected from damage by a thin film of plastic. Use a soft, damp cloth to clean your iPad’s screen. Do not use chemical products to clean your iPad.
You can set your iPad to block mature content if your child will be using it. All you have to do is turn the parental control feature on through the settings menu. This blocks anything that is for a mature audience.
Establish FaceTime telephone numbers and email addresses. The iPad, by default, includes the initial email you used for installation, but it is possible to add others. If you need FaceTime to recognize additional numbers or addresses, it is possible to use the “settings” area to accomplish that.
Now you can quickly mute your iPad. When iPads were first out, there weren’t any buttons on it specifically for mute. Starting with 4.3 the lock switch was able to be used as a mute button. To quickly mute your iPad now, just press and hold the volume-down button.
Do you download podcasts yet? Podcasts are radio programs that last anywhere from two minutes to two hours, and they can be on all sorts of topics. If you crave something a little more stimulating during your morning commute, try a podcast. There are so many topics that you’re sure to find one that you find interesting.
If you have music stored in the cloud on iTunes, you can listen to it on your iPad. If you have an account on iTunes full of songs and don’t like the idea of spending the time it takes to re-download them, there is an easy way around it. Use the “Home Sharing” mode on iTunes and your iPad. Next, visit the Music application on your device, hit More and then Shared. This will give you the ability to listen to all of your saved songs.
The auto-brightness setting can help your battery last longer between recharges. With auto brightness enabled your iPad automatically adjusts screen lighting depending on the lighting available in whatever room you’re in. This setting will extend the battery life of your iPad. Go to Settings/Brightness and Wallpaper.
Even if you think this is unnecessary, it is wise to add a security feature to your iPad. You could lose it accidentally at any time, and it stores a great deal of sensitive information, such as phone numbers, emails, addresses and maybe even bank account information.
Determine if you would like the lock key for locking your tablet’s orientation or muting your sound. Earlier version of the iPad didn’t have this feature. You have this option if you have iOS 4.3 or a higher version. In addition, you can mute your iPad by tapping and holding the volume-down button.
You can view the street with the Google Maps app. By searching, a red pin will show up on your map. Click the pin and then the person and you’ll be in Street View.
Your iPad lets you change the brightness of your screen depending on where you are. You can dim your screen by pushing on the Home button two times and then swiping. You can alter the brightness and save some battery life.
You can easily copy text on your iPad. However, it is hard to use that method on a paragraph. Quadruple tap a block of text to copy the whole thing at once. This works for URL’s, addresses, and paragraphs.
Are you unhappy with the Google search engine on your iPad? You can use a different search engine if you wish. Tap on Settings, then Safari and lastly, Search Engine. Look at the options, then simply select an alternate search engine. You can use Yahoo or Bing instead.
You should make sure, should you lose the iPad, you can use the “Find My iPad” app. This will show you the exact position of your iPad, and you will be able to remove any information from it, even if you don’t have it in your possession. While it may seem troublesome, if you lose your iPad, you’ll be thankful that you took the time to do so.
Would you like to quickly take a screenshot? It’s much more easier than you think. Hold down the home and sleep buttons together. It will flash and the screenshot will be taken. It’ll save automatically, then you can find it in the Photos app.
If you store important data on an iPad, then you need to have this data backed up. Also, make sure your iPad is set to erase all the information in case anyone tries to get into it. Go to your general settings, select “Password Lock” and look for the option that instructs the iPad to erase data.
Make sure your kids are safe when using your iPad online. Visit the Settings menu, then General, followed by Restrictions. From there you should click on the enable restrictions choice. This will protect your child from content that is beyond their age range. They will not have access to websites, videos or other items that are not age-appropriate.
When you are browsing with Safari, the top of the title window can be clicked to go to the beginning of any page. This saves a good deal of time over scrolling up. Tapping your title window helps speed things up.
When you are browsing with Safari, the top of the title window can be clicked to go to the beginning of any page. Generally, people will scroll to the top, but this is time consuming. Pushing the title window isn’t difficult and lets you get more accomplished in a shorter period of time.
If you have an Apple TV with an iPad, you can stream videos to your TV. The Airplay icon lets you know what can be streamed, just tap it and whatever you’re viewing, be it a photographic slideshow or a video, will appear on your TV screen in seconds.
Have you ever seen something on your iPad that you want to keep? This is a breeze. Simply tap the image, then hold it. This will allow you to save the image. A copy will be kept on your iPad, and you can get to it whenever you want.
Get an external keyboard you can use with your iPad. If you will be doing a lot of typing on your iPad, whether that be emails or documents, an external keyboard can be a huge timesaver. Normally, the keyboards connect wirelessly, and it is far simpler to use them than trying to deal with the onscreen keyboard that your iPad is equipped with.
Your daily iPad use will be a snap after reading the article above. It’s a great little machine, packs a punch, and you can use it for just about anything. Utilize the tips you’ve just read when using your iPad.
Do you hate scrolling while you are surfing the web on the iPad? Simply tap the bar at the apex of the page to return to the beginning of a web page. This is faster than scrolling. You can use this tip with other apps.