One of the best devices made is the iPad. You can do many things on it including typing, drawing pictures and singing along. Sadly, without some knowledge, you’ll never be able to use it to its full abilities. Keep reading to get tips for iPad owners that want to get the most out of it.
Using your iPad to watch films, play music and play games can significantly shorten the life of the battery. Lowering the brightness of the screen can help keep your battery charge. You can enjoy your iPad without requiring it to be on the brightest setting.
When you use your iPad for listening to music, playing games, or streaming movies, your battery life will be significantly decreased. A simple way to get more play time out of each charge of the battery is to use a low screen brightness setting. You will probably find that you do not need to use the brightest possible setting to enjoy your iPad.
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Just drag on app onto another one to create a folder. You will then have a folder with both applications together, sporting the same of the application category. You can easily rename this folder.
If you are getting irritated by the amount of times that you are being asked to join Wi-Fi networks, go into your settings and change it. Opt out of the Ask To Join setting. If you choose that option, you will not receive incoming invitations anymore.
There is a place where you can change the settings to look at more lines of preview text in your email Go to mail in settings and then preview. Reset the number so that it shows five lines at one time Now you’ll be able to see every email that you have in your inbox, which really speeds things up.
Be aware of any apps that constantly run on your device. Most of the time, an application can remain open while you surf the Internet or attend to other business. If you would like to view the current apps that are running, double click the Home icon. These active apps will show up at the very bottom of your display in a bar. After you see what is running, close the bar by swiping downward.
The little beeps every time you get an email can be quite annoying. You can change this! Go to the Settings and select the General tab. Once you get there, select Sounds. Then, select the option to turn the New Mail alert off or reduce the volume of the alert.
If you use Google Calendar and want it included within the calendar app on your iPad, then go to your Mail option, followed by Contacts and finally Calendars. You can then go to Add An Account and then Other. Tap the Add CalDAV Account icon and put in your Google information. You can then exit the settings and access the calender through the app. Everything you needed should be visible.
Is it annoying to press the bookmarks icon each time you need to go to your favorite sites? Remedy this by having the bookmarks bar turned on permanently. Go to your Settings, tap on Safari and turn on the bookmark bar.
You must learn how to take care of your iPad properly. The first thing to keep in mind is that it should never be placed in direct sunlight or inside a place that is extremely hot. The heat will damage the battery. Also, remember to keep your iPad away from liquids, which are extremely damaging. A cover is a wise investment for your iPad.
If you want to quickly mute your iPad, just follow this simple step. Simply hold down the ‘volume down’ button for two seconds. This is quicker than adjusting the volume repeatedly. Hold it another time to get the volume level back to where it was.
Want to get to your running apps quicker? Double-click the Home button to have them immediately appear near the bottom of your screen. The easy tip will save you quite a bit of time scrolling through pages and pages of apps trying to find the one you are looking for.
It is easy to copy/paste text section when working on your iPad. Tap the text you intend to copy and hold your finger down, then choose “select” from the popup menu that appears. All you have to do is tap it once and then copy. Then, tap and hold for a few seconds and choose Paste.
If you would like to take a screenshot while you are using your iPad, it is very easy to do. Simply press and hold the sleep and home buttons simultaneously. You will then find the photo in your normal photo album.
If you’re having issues figuring out how to use your iPad, sign up to an online forum. There are a lot of great places you can go to so you can learn more about the iPad. If you are hesitant to ask a question initially, look through the archives. When you are ready, let others know who you are and begin participating in conversations.
Your iPad is more than a great tool, all thanks to this information. Keep all of this in mind and share it with others that own iPads. The more you know, the more you can help others so you feel good, too.