The iPad is a wonderful device that has many great features. In order to become a more advanced iPad user, you need more advice. Between the games you can play, social media sites you can visit and online banking, there is not much you cannot do. Read on!
Do you get perturbed when your iPad wants you to go on the WiFi available? This feature can be turned off under your settings. Touch the tab for Wi-Fi, and you can turn off the prompt by changing the last option.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. To start, hold your finger over and app until it jiggles. Then drag the jiggling app onto another icon and let go. Doing this will create a new folder, and inside you will be able to access either app, and it will automatically be named by category. You can rename the folder, if you like.
A soft reset is the perfect reboot for a frozen iPad. Press the power and the home buttons together for a few seconds. This will cause the iPad to restart. If you just want to force an app to close, hold down just the home button for a few seconds.
When the iPad freezes up, do a soft reboot. Just hold Home and Sleep at the same time for about a minute. Your device then restarts itself. Whenever you need to force the closure of an app, you can do so by holding down your device’s home button for several seconds.
Is there anything more annoying than accidentally launching a seriously noisy app? You are able to mute volume right away by simply pressing and holding the – volume button until sound is off. You can also set another button to do this in the Settings menu.
You can set your iPad to preview five lines of a single email. Go to Settings/Mail/Preview. If you select five lines, you will be able to get a good idea of what your emails are about before you open them. This way, you can view more of the email, speeding up your skim-through process.
Have you accidentally bumped an app that makes noise by accident? To quickly mute the iPad’s volume, just hold down the volume button. If you use the mute button a lot, you can configure the lock orientation button to function as a mute button.
The email app will show you the first two lines of an email’s text unless you change this setting. In some cases, you may want to see more before you open it. Head to “settings” and hit “mail.” Choose Contacts>>Calendar, and then select the number of lines you’d like to preview for Mail.
If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. There is a tab you can select to stop your iPad from asking you to join networks. Once set to no, you won’t be nagged again.
To include Google calender events on the iPad, select Mail > Contacts > Calenders. Switch to Add An Account and then tap the Other button. Pick the CalDAV icon and enter your personal Google Calender information. Then you have to go from the settings app to the calendar app. Everything you needed should be visible.
Your iPad’s default setting lets you see two lines of a new email prior to you selecting it. You can change this to see more, if you so desire. Head to “settings” and hit “mail.” When you go to mail, pick contacts and then your calendar to get your preview mail options changed.
Would you rather use something other than Google for a default search engine? To change these settings, navigate your way to your Safari setting and choose search engine. This lets you change to Yahoo or Bing.
If you always prefer to read the owner’s manual for any new gadget, you will need to download the manual for the iPad. Apple is not providing a manual with every product to encourage customers to download a manual rather than wasting paper.
Would you like to locate your iPad if it is misplaced? Simply select iCloud under Settings. Enter your Apple ID before turning on the Find My iPad feature. This will allow you to find a lost iPad by going to iCloud.com.
It is a pain when you get an email and your iPad chimes every time. Are you aware that this can be turned off? Go to the Settings and select the General tab. From this tab, choose Sounds. Then, select the option to turn the New Mail alert off or reduce the volume of the alert.
You can change the settings on your child’s iPad to block mature content, so you will not have to worry about them having access to unsuitable sites. All you have to do is turn the parental control feature on through the settings menu. You can restrict mature films, bad language, and inappropriate content.
It is very important that you know how to take care of your iPad. For starters, be sure the iPad is never in direct sunlight. Also, don’t keep inside of a hot car. This will decrease the performance of the battery. Also, never put the iPad in a place in which liquids may damage it. You should also get a quality padded cover to protect your iPad from shocks and dust.
Your iPad is fabulous for playing music, but have you discovered podcasts? These are actually radio shows that last from a few minutes to a few hours. When music loses your interest, podcasts can provide alternative entertainment. No matter what your interests are, you can bet there is someone making a podcast to suit you.
There is an iTunes store on your iPad, and there is actually quite a bit to it. An interesting one is iTunes U (which is used for universities). You can find lots of podcasts that are meant to teach in this section.
Your iPad can easily copy, cut, and paste text similar to a home computer. Hold down on your text if you want to copy it. Press again to highlight the text, and then press Copy. You are able to paste text by just tapping and then choosing Paste.
You can share documents between your iPad and PC or mac by using iTunes to sync your pages. You can trade pages back and forth through iTunes. This makes sharing convenient and iTunes works with almost any brand on the market. In addition, you can send your PDF documents through email and download them via a remote system.
There are ways that you can adjust the lock feature on your iPad. Please note, early iPad versions don’t have this feature. You have this option if you are using iOS 4.3 or above. Another way to shut off the sound quickly is to hold the volume down button for a couple seconds.
A bright screen drains your battery, so turn down the brightness. When you’re using your iPad on the go, you should do this immediately. Tap the Home button twice and select the icon that resembles a sun.
Tabs are a great multitasking tool. You do not need to leave the site you’re on in order to go to a link. Just hold the link rather than tapping it. This will give you a menu of options. Then you can open it in a brand new tab, which will not cause your current page to close.
Make sure your iPad contains a security feature, even though you may think this is unnecessary. Since iPads can hold secure information, it is worth making sure that information is safe in case you lose it.
Use your iPad to enjoy music purchased from iTunes. If you do not wish to reinstall everything from your iTunes account, there is a way to avoid that. On iTunes and the iPad, just enable “Home Sharing”. The last step is going to the shared area of your Music app to play them. Then enjoy your music!
A screenshot is something that you can take on your iPad device. Just depress the HOME button followed by the SLEEP/WAKE button. A click will sound and a flash will appear. This indicates that it has taken a photo. Your screenshots will automatically save in your iPad’s Photo Gallery. From here, you can view and share them.
Your iPad is easily capable of taking a screenshot. Press Home and Sleep together. You’ll see a flash and hear a clicking noise. This means it took a photo. Your screenshots will automatically save in your iPad’s Photo Gallery. From here, you can view and share them.
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 can also work for URL’s and addresses too.
There are two ways to show a PDF. Your PDF can either be inputted into iTunes and synced with your iPad, or you can just email the documents to yourself. Try both to see which is easier for you to use or use each method as you need.
Always backup your personal information just in case of iPad theft. You can also set up your iPad to delete personal information should someone try to get into it. Look for Password Lock in the Settings menu, and have it set to erase all data when your password is entered incorrectly 10 times.
It’s pretty simple to copy text. You’ll need to double tap the keyword. That said, copying large amounts of text this way can be a pain. Instead, quadruple tap the text you’d like to copy and the whole paragraph will automatically be copied. This works for paragraphs, addresses as well as the URL bar.
Battery life can be extended with some key changes. Don’t let it get too hot. Keep the brightness down. If you do not want to go online, select the airplane mode. Disabling Push notifications can extend battery life, as well. Then just check calendars and email manually.
Are sick of receiving notifications asking you to join Wi-Fi networks? You can stop this annoyance for good. Simply go to your settings, tap on Wi-Fi, and turn off the feature that asks if you want to join networks. It is really not problem if you later decide to choose a network to join. This will only eliminate the notifications that you will get.
If your iPad’s volume buttons aren’t responding, you must check Settings, General, and Sounds. Set the Change with Buttons to On and the buttons will work. Use the slider to set your preferred volume level.
It is easy to save web images from your iPad. Doing so is simple. The only thing you need to do is give it a tap and hold it down. A prompt will appear that will give you an option to save. The saved image will be on your iPad in the Photos folder, ready for whenever you need it.
Have you ever seen a picture on the web while using your iPad that you’d like to save? It’s pretty easy to do. Tap where you want on the image and hold it. Then, you will be given the save image notification and have the ability to save it to your pictures. Doing so saves the image directly onto your iPad.
Now that you’re able to understand the iPad and how you can use it better, you can get started. As you learn more and more, you will find that its uses are limitless. It can come in handy in so many ways.
Putting photos onto your iPad from your camera is easy. All you have to do is remove your camera’s SD card and plug it into the SD-card reader on the iPad. This is a great way to deal with your pictures without any other add-ons.