Your iPad is quite an amazing gadget, capable of many impressive feats. You’ve found out some uses for it, but you need some advice to get you to be a more advanced user. You can bank, play games, socialize and do all sorts of things with your iPad. Read on to find out more.
It is easy to access all open apps. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. To switch between apps, just tap the one you want to access. Hit the Home button to get rid of the bar.
You can select to see more lines of preview text in your email. In your Settings menu, click on Mail, and then find the Preview setting. Change this setting to show however many lines you want. This will allow you to see more, which will make it faster for you to skim through your emails.
Does your iPad continually ask you to join different networks? You’re able to turn off this feature through the settings menu. Go to the tab for Wi-Fi and turn off the last option if you wish to not have any more notifications.
If you fear someone might try to look at your device and read your data, it is possible to set a password so that all data will be deleted after a set number of incorrect attempts. This will erase everything on your phone if someone has not figured out the code after 10 tries.
When you stay with iPad’s default settings, you will see the first two lines of every email prior to making your selection. You may wish to view more of each message before you open it. In mail under settings, you can make this alteration. Open the mail tab in the settings app, then navigate to Contacts > Calendar. Once there, choose the number of lines to preview using the “preview mail” option.
You can keep tabs open by opening new pages inside a new tab. While in Safari, hold the link and a pop-up menu appears. You can choose to see the link in a second tab this way.
Taking a screenshot on an iPad is very simple. To pull this off, just hold down both the “Home” and “Sleep” button simultaneously. This will then take your screenshot, and it will save with your photos.
It is good to understand the right way to take care of an iPad. It should never be left in a hot car or in direct sunlight. Your battery will slowly start to hold less of a charge if it gets hot too much. Also, your iPad should not be placed around liquids that can cause damage to it. A cover is a wise investment for your iPad.
This a useful trick if you need to mute the sound of your iPad quickly. The volume down button, when held for two seconds, gets this done. This is quicker than adjusting the volume repeatedly. If you want to readjust it, press it down once more.
Is the battery icon distracting to you? If you want to, you can just turn it off. Start by going to the Settings. Select General and next locate Usage. In this menu, you are able to very simply turn off the display that shows your battery percentage.
Do you dislike when you surf with your iPad and can’t tell what will happen with a hyperlink? There is an easy way to solve this. Just touch the word and hold it. This will mimic the hovering action that you would do on a computer. This will reveal its URL.
If you want to copy text quickly, just press and hold the text to be copied. Next, choose “copy” from the popup memu. After that, go to the place where you want to paste the text and hold again. Now you will have an option for paste. If you are interested in copying the entire paragraph, you will tap on the text four times.
Use iTunes to sync your iPad with your personal computer or Mac. You will then be able to transfer documents from your iPad to your computer. It is also quite easy to send your PDF’s over the Internet and then download them from a remote system.
It’s a bummer not knowing where a hyperlinked phrase is going to take you when surfing the net with your iPad. This is easy to solve. Since you cannot hover over the word like you can on your computer, you can just simply touch and hold the word. Then you will see the linked URL.
Some people don’t want to know how much charge remains in their iPad’s battery. Fortunately, it is a simple matter to remove it from your screen. Simply access Settings > General > Usage. This is the place to remove the indicator from your screen. Repeat the process to turn the icon back on.
Lots of people know about the iTunes store, but some may not understand its full capability. iTunes U is the most interesting of these. You are able to locate podcasts with educational themes on a variety of different subjects, which is great for growing your knowledge base.
Do you find reading e-books on the iPad hurts your eyes? You may fix that by turning down the brightness of the screen as you read. You can do this in the Settings menu or, more simply, by double-clicking the Home button and swiping to the left to get to the brightness slider.
You can sync pages with iTunes to share documents with a Mac or PC. This can be done quick and efficiently to save time. You can even share PDF documents on the iPad.
Get involved in online communities that discuss iPad use. Everyone uses their iPad in a slightly different way, so it’s good to trade tips. You can also give others the benefit of your iPad experiences. Forums are a great way to solve iPad problems as well.
Use tabs to multi-task your experience with web browsing. You need not leave the site you’re on because you wish to follow through to another link. Hold the link without tapping will take you to an options menu. Choose “open link in new tab” so that both the new page and previous page will remain open.
If you would like to toggle between multiple apps without returning to the main area, hit the home button twice and all of the apps you are running will appear. Then, tap the app which you want to go to. You can find any open app using this feature.
Find online communities dedicated to the use of iPads. There is lots of information available this way. You can also give others the benefit of your iPad experiences. IF you are having issues with the iPad you can go here as well.
Do you want to connect your TV and iPad? There is an adapter available for purchase which can assist you in this. Look for a digital AV or Apple VGA adapter. Both products function with the iPad but you need to choose the adapter that corresponds to the ports of your TV.
Have you ever thought about connecting an iPad to a TV so you can watch your favorite videos on a big screen? If you wish to do this you will need to purchase a separate adapter. There are two types – VGA or digital AV. They will both turn out greatly.
Are you aware that you don’t need to use the keyboard on your iPad? It can be pretty hard to type on a small keyboard projected on your screen. You can purchase any Bluetooth keyboard and hook it up to your iPad with no problem. Then you can type just as if you were using a laptop.
Have you noticed that your iPad doesn’t have the snappy navigation that it once had and that loading apps is not as speedy as it once was? Have you deleted all the useless data that is on your iPad, but it still isn’t running smoothly? Start storing less important data or pictures on the cloud. For a lot of iPad users, this can speed up the machine.
Your Google maps has a feature that allows for street view. Perform a search to make a red pin appear on the map. Just tap the pin, the person icon, and then you will be in street view.
It is so simple to copy text when you are using the iPad; a simple double click of the word does it for you. However, it may be difficult copying an entire paragraph using that method. Tap the text four times, you will copy the whole paragraph. That works for addresses, paragraphs and the URL bar.
Have you wondered how you can take a screenshot? Well, it’s really quite simple. Press the home button and the sleep button simultaneously to grab the shot. You’ll see a flash, and there’s your screen shot. The image is saved automatically, so there’s no additional steps needed in order to keep the screenshot of your choice.
Always backup your personal information just in case of iPad theft. The iPad also contains a feature allowing you to erase all personal data if an unauthorized user attempts to hack into it. Navigate to General Settings and go to the Password Lock function. From here, you can set your iPad to dispose of all information whenever someone enters the wrong password ten times.
Do constant Wi-Fi network notifications drive you crazy? You can easily turn this off. Simply go to your settings, tap on Wi-Fi, and turn off the feature that asks if you want to join networks. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that this means you can’t voluntarily join a network. It is still possible; annoying notifications just will not pop up.
You can maximize the battery life of your iPad. Don’t let it get too hot. Turn down your screen brightness when you can. If you do not want to go online, select the airplane mode. Disabling Push notifications can extend battery life, as well. Check email manually.
Take care of your battery life with a few simple techniques. Do not leave your iPad in your hot car. Turn down the screen brightness whenever possible. If you are not using the Internet, set it to airplane settings. It also helps to turn off Push. Instead, check calendars and emails yourself.
The volume buttons may not work. If this is happening, go to settings > general > sounds. Turn Change with Buttons On if need be. It is also possible to utilize your volume slider as a means to adjust sound.
The volume buttons may not work. If this is happening, go to settings > general > sounds. Select Change With Buttons and it will work again. You may use the slider as well.
Do you sometimes want to save a web image to your iPad? This is simple to do. Simply tap on it and hold down on the image. This prompts you to save the image. This will keep a copy on your iPad, easily accessible whenever you want it.
If you own both an iPad and an Apple TV device, you can tether your iPad to your TV. Airplay lets you see what you can stream, so tap it and no matter if you’re looking at a video or a slideshow, it will show on your TV within seconds.
If you also have Apple TV, you may stream the iPad content on your TV. Use the Airplay icon to stream whatever you are looking at to your TV in a matter of seconds.
Now that you have a better understanding of what to do in order to use your iPad more often, you should get started. As you gain more knowledge about the iPad, you’ll find that it has many uses. As long as you take the time to apply the tips that you read, you will be very satisfied with your iPad purchase.
It is simple to share podcasts with other people on your iPad. If you are currently listening to the podcast that you’re going to share, you don’t even have to stop it if you wish to share it. Just tap the Email icon to share. A screen will pop up allowing you to select who you’d like to send it to and will then actually send it without interrupting the podcast.