The iPad contains all kinds of features that make it great for everyone. When you’re picking up the iPad for the first time, it can be hard to figure it out. Follow the tips presented here to learn just how much you can do with your iPad.
You can now create folders with your iPad to store valuable information. Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. Your iPad will then create a folder with both apps. The folder will show the name representing the category associated with those apps. You can rename the folder whatever you want.
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. To start, just tap and hold the tap on your desired application, wait for it to jiggle, then drag the app to a different icon and release. This will create a folder which holds the two apps. The name of the folder will represent the category of what the apps are. Also, you can rename the folder to increase your level of personalization.
Soft reset your iPad if it freezes. Simultaneously hold down the Power and Home buttons for several seconds. The device will restart. If you simply want to make an app close, depress the home button by itself for several seconds.
There are alternatives to viewing pictures if you do not want to click on the camera roll icon. You can just swipe right with your finger, and you will see the last picture or video you took. Swipe in the other direction to see photos you took earlier.
Many people find it difficult to type on tablets, but it gets easier with time. However, you can use speech dictation as an alternative. Just push the home button twice and then tap on the little microphone that you see. Once you’ve finished with your message, tap the icon once more to have your words converted into text.
You can easily see the video or picture you just took without clicking the camera roll. Swipe to your right using a finger, and there is your video or picture. Swipe left in a continuous motion to see prior photos.
Does your email notification drive you crazy? Were you aware that this feature can be disabled? You can access your settings in the general area. Tap Sounds. You can stop the sound for new mail or at least turn it down.
Using shortcuts can make sending messages easier. Pushing the space bar two times gives you a period at the end of a sentence. You can save time by doing these things automatically instead of manually, so that you can easily send messages to more of your friends.
A great way to keep pages open is to open new pages in a new tab. When you are in Safari, just tap and hold the link until a pop-up menu shows up. In this menu, you’ll be able to get links opened in new tabs.
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, though. You can select mail from your settings. Go to Mail, pick Contacts and then tap Calender. Then, preview mail options to change the lines.
The iPad has so many different capabilities that fit your needs. The iPad is rather expensive, so you want to use as many of the device’s features to get the most out of your purchase. Use all or some of these tips to find out what the iPad can offer you.