The iPad can do many things for people. You can add a keyboard to make it a word processing tool. If you hook up a joystick, you can play video games. With Skype, you can video conference. These tips help bring out the best in your iPad.
Have you accidentally launched a noisy app? You can quickly turn the sound down by holding down the “vol -” button until it is muted. If you mute a lot, you may configure your lock button into a mute button.
Be aware of the amount you are spending to purchase apps for your iPad. Because your credit card is on file with the iTunes store, it is not hard to go overboard buying apps and then get a nasty credit card statement shock. So it is very important to keep track of what you spend.
Lots of people say that typing on a tablet is difficult; however, this problem continues to improve. However, you can use speech dictation as an alternative. Click the Home button two times and then touch the microphone. Once done talking, press it again and you’ll see what you said.
The little beeps every time you get an email can be quite annoying. It is possible to shut this sound off. Go into your settings, then choose the general tab. Then select Sounds. Turn off sounds for New Mail or reduce the volume.
Open pages in new tabs in order to keep several open at the same time. In Safari, tap and hold that link until a menu pops up. This menu will give you the option of opening the URL with a new tab.
Using shortcuts can make sending messages easier. For instance, you can put a space or period in your sentences by tapping on the space bar two times. You won’t need to labor over your messages using this method.
Do you like Google as your search page? If not, you can change it pretty easily. In the Settings menu, pick Safari, then Search Engine. In addition to Google, you have a choice of using Yahoo and Bing as your search engine.
Do you like Google as your search page? If not, you can change it pretty easily. Just navigate to the Settings button, then you can switch it to Safari if you wish. You have the choice of switching the search engine to something more user-friendly if you would like.
Do you find it irritating that you have to constantly tap your bookmarks icon to view your favorite sites? You should activate the bookmark bar. Go to your Settings screen, click Safari and then go to Always Show Bookmarks and switch this to the On position.
The iPad can perform a quick mute. The original iPad did not have a mute button. Now, you can mute the sound easily with very simple steps. Holding down the volume button helps to mute your phone fast.
You can copy and paste easily. Just hold the text and choose Select. Then click Copy, go where you want to paste, then tap again. You can then paste. If you want to copy a large chunk of text, you’ll need to quad-tap to get the whole block.
You can decide if you want to mute your sound or not. Only newer iPads allow for this choice. Check to see what OS your iPad is running. If it is iOS 4.3 or a later version, you should be able to choose what the lock key does. Holding the volume-down button will mute your iPad.
Lots of people know about the iTunes store, but some may not understand its full capability. One feature that many people don’t know about is called iTunes U (U = university). This section has many educational podcasts about many professional subjects and can really boost your knowledge.
Turn on auto brightness to help with your battery life. Your iPad is able to automatically adjust the brightness based on the light it detects. The prevents you from draining your battery unnecessarily during high light conditions. It can make a big difference in battery life between recharges. To set this up, look in the settings for Brightness and Wallpaper.
Whether you want to do homework, play games or talk to friends in far-away places, the iPad can do all of that and more. You just need a little knowledge of how to set up the iPad for your specific needs. With this newfound knowledge you will get the most out of your iPad, enjoying it that much more!
If you want your battery to last longer, reduce your screen’s brightness level. This is extremely helpful if you’re expecting a message or email of great importance and your battery is running low. Double tap your Home button until you find the sun icon.