There is so much that you can do with an iPad that it can seem overwhelming. Are you looking for a few tips on how to more efficiently use your iPad? From banking to gaming, all can be done on this tablet. Read on to find out more.
Are you finding it annoying to receive constant messages from your iPad asking if you are interested in accessing a wifi network that it has detected? By going into your settings, you can choose to turn off this feature. Touch the tab for Wi-Fi, and you can turn off the prompt by changing the last option.
Watch your currently running apps carefully. A lot of iPad apps are designed to run as background processes. If you want to see what else is running on your iPad, just double-click the Home button. The more you have running, the more battery you’ll use, so close those you don’t need. When you are finished looking at it, swipe down to close the bar.
Keep track of the apps your are running. You can run a lot of the apps on an iPad while you are doing other things. If you want to see what else is running on your iPad, just double-click the Home button. This will show you the current apps at the bottom. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.
Even if you are in a rush, don’t make the mistake of charging your iPad with the charger for your iPhone. The wattage is different, causing a delay. It takes much longer to fully charge the iPad with a iPhone charger. Use the proper iPad charger.
Do you hate only being able to preview two lines of your new emails? If so, you can change this option. Go to your mail settings under the general heading. Change this to “5 lines.” This will allow you to see more of your message for quicker skimming.
People often make mistakes when typing on tablets, which leads to interesting typos in the resulting messages. You can dictate your speech through a button on your iPad. Depress the Home button two times, then touch the microphone icon. When you finish talking, hit it again and you will see it as text.
If you iPad is set to default you will be able to see a few sentences of your email before you read it. You might want to see more than that. In mail under settings, you can make this alteration. Under Mail select Contacts, then Calender to change the Preview mail options for more lines.
Are you annoyed when your iPad audibly alerts you to every new email? It is possible to shut this sound off. Under the Settings menu, choose “General”. Select “Sounds” under this tab. Within that option, you can turn the sound off or adjust it to be less annoying and suit your needs better.
There is a feature that allows you to find a lost iPad. Visit Settings and then iCloud. Fill in your ID when prompted, which will log your system into the database. Now if you lose your iPad, all you need to do to find it is go to iCloud.com.
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 use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. This pop-up menu provides you with the opportunity to use a new tab to open an additional link.
Use the following trick to quickly mute your iPad. The volume down button, when held for two seconds, gets this done. That works faster than continuing to adjust your volume. Hold it one more time to revert the volume.
iPads are not cheap so be sure to care for it properly. Lots of people buy iPad screen protectors. It may seem like a flimsy piece of plastic, but it will do a good job of protecting your iPad’s screen. To clean the screen, be sure to use a lightly water dampened, soft cloth. Don’t use things like window cleaners when you’re trying to wash your iPad off.
Considering your iPad is quite a big investment, you must care for it properly. Many buy screen protectors. These are thin plastic and give heightened protection to the screen area of the iPad. Use a soft, damp cloth to clean your iPad’s screen. Don’t ever use products such as common window and household cleaners on the iPad’s screen.
Many people know their iPads have an iTune store, but are not aware of all its features. A great feature is iTunes U, which you can access on your iPad. This application has podcasts that are education-related for many professional topics and can help you to learn more.
Set up your FaceTime emails and phone numbers. FaceTime will already have one of your email addresses in it (the one you used to register your device), but putting in more is a possibility. To add more emails or phone numbers to FaceTime, utilize the settings on iPad.
If you experience difficulties learning to use your iPad, you may want to consider a helpful online forum. Many sites are devoted to the discussion of iPads, and using them can be of tremendous help. If you don’t feel comfortable submitting a question right away, browse the archives and eventually introduce yourself and get in on the conversations.
Want to get to your running apps quicker? Click on your home button two times, and your apps will show up on your screen. Using this one little trick can save a lot of time instead of having to scroll through all of the screens to find something.
You can paste and copy text using the iPad. Hold down on your text if you want to copy it. Tap again when the text has been highlighted in yellow, and then choose copy. Tap again, hold and choose paste and your copied text will appear.
When you take photographs, you may grasp the sides of the iPad to hold it. If you do this, the shutter button will wobble naturally due to your body movements. Use the orientation lock. It ensures the shutter button is simple to reach. Once you’ve captured the photo, the image editor can be used to rotate your images or videos.
Taking pictures often means turning the iPad to the side. Doing this will make the shutter button move, which could cause you to move while attempting to take a picture. Consider setting the orientation lock. It ensures the shutter button is simple to reach. You can edit your image or videos after recording them.
A double click on the iPad Home button will display all apps that are currently in use. This bar will display all apps that are running, and you will be able to access them using the icon located on the bar. This will allow you to easily keep track of which apps you have running, and close the ones that you aren’t using.
Double click the home button to see a list of apps that are currently running. You then get a bar with the apps that are running, and to get to them you simply tap the icon there. Doing so lets you remember which apps are currently open.
Use your iPad to listen to music on iTunes. If you have iTunes, you don’t need to download the songs again with this solution. This can be done through enabling “Home Sharing.” Once this option is enabled, your iTunes library will show up under the Shared section of the music app on your iPad. Then enjoy your music!
Tabs are a great multitasking tool. You no longer have to surf away from the page that you are currently looking at in order to follow a particular link somewhere else. If you hold on the link, an options menu will appear. Then you can open it in a brand new tab, which will not cause your current page to close.
Use the notification settings feature. If you’re using many apps, you’ll be seeing many alerts. You can control them by accessing Notifications in the Settings menu. You can easily manage which applications send alerts and which don’t. It also gives the option to decide which applications are most important.
Easily take screenshots with your iPad. Press Home and then Sleep/Wake. The screen will flash and you’ll hear a click. That means the photo worked. These screenshots will be automatically saved in the gallery with all of your other photos, which makes it simple for them to be viewed abnd/or emailed.
Do you get tired eyes from reading books on your tablet? Remedy this by adjusting the brightness level of the screen. You can adjust your brightness settings yourself or use the slider to adjust brightness in your eBook app.
Do your eyes get tired when you read books on your iPad? You may fix that by turning down the brightness of the screen as you read. Do this by accessing your settings and adjusting the brightness level, or use the eBook app to reduce the brightness by utilizing the dedicated slider.
See a PDF with two different methods. Your choices include an email containing the PDF or a second option of syncing your iPad with your iTunes after adding the PDF. Use both methods until you figure out which one you prefer. You may like both methods depending on what your needs are at the time.
You can’t just change days by swiping in the calendar. Try using navigation so you can choose your date. The date is always highlighted in blue.
If your children are using the iPad to surf the web, implement appropriate protection. You will locate Restrictions in the Settings menu in the General section. In the menu that appears, tap “enable restrictions.” You can protect your kid from things they should not see. You should set restrictions for all adult type content.
To go to your recently-used and running apps, double-click on the home button to open a row of apps at the bottom of your screen. Then, tap the app which you want to go to. You can find any open app using this feature.
If your volume buttons aren’t working, go to the Settings menus, and choose General/Sounds. If you have the settings for Change on you can use all of the buttons. You may use your volume slider for fine-tuning your sound.
Has linking your iPad to a TV been something you have wanted to do? You do need to buy an adapter, which is sold separately. You will need to get an Apple VGA adapter or a digital AV 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 found an image online that you wish you could save? Making this happen is not complicated. Simply tap the image, then hold it. You will them be prompted to save. It will go into your pictures and you can see it there.
Do you ever have the urge to snap a quick screenshot of your display? It’s easier than you might think. Just use the sleep and home button at the same time. A flash will appear, and you will have taken a screenshot. You won’t have to bother with saving photos because this is done automatically.
Get started with using your iPad, now that you understand it better. By continuing to learn, you are sure to marvel at the device’s true capabilities. As long as you take the time to apply the tips that you read, you will be very satisfied with your iPad purchase.
You should enable the Find My iPad feature in case it is ever lost. This will inform you as to where your missing iPad is currently located and allows you the opportunity to delete any personal information without being near the device. This may be kind of a hassle, but it’s something you’ll be happy for if the iPad gets lost.