Believe it or not, there is a lot that an iPad can do that many people do not know. Some love it; some hate it. If you think the iPad is a tool you’d like to use better, this article has some tips and tricks to help you out.
When you use the iPad to stream a lot of media content, such as watching movies or listening to music, you will notice that the battery does not last as long. By tweaking the brightness of your iPad screen, you can make the battery last longer. It is unlikely that the brightest settings are needed to achieve a good picture.
If you use your iPad all the time to watch movies, listen to music and play games, the battery is not going to last very long. One way to make you battery last longer is to adjust your screen’s brightness. Most of the day, you will not require your brightness on the highest setting.
Keep an eye on the apps currently running on your device. Some apps can continue to run simultaneously with other things on the iPad. Double-click the Home button if you want to find out what apps are currently running. The apps currently running will appear in a bar at the bottom of your screen. After you have a chance to look through everything, simply swipe down and the bar will go away.
The email app will show you the first two lines of an email’s text unless you change this setting. It can help to see more content before opening it. To do this, go to Settings>Mail. Under the mail menu, choose Contacts, and then Calender. Change the Preview options for mail to More Lines.
Shortcuts are a simple way to get out messages. Try pushing the space bar two times when you are writing something. A period and then a space will be added in. You won’t have to add it yourself and the time you save can mean more messaging to family and friends.
It is not necessary to tap the camera roll to look at your pictures. Simple swipe right with a single finger and you will see your video or photo. Previous photos of yours will show to the left.
If you would rather not have Google as a default search engine, that can be changed. Access Safari and then Search Engine from the Settings menu. From here, you can change your search engine preference to Yahoo, Bing, etc. if you wish.
If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Just hold the – volume button for a few seconds. This is a lot quicker than going through the settings. Make sure you hold it again when you want the volume turned back down.
Tablet typing isn’t simple. That said, a button for speech dictation exists on your iPad. Double click the home button and tap the microphone icon. Once done talking, press it again and you’ll see what you said.
It does not matter if the iPad is only a gaming system or something stronger, you can get more out of it if you wish. This article only scratches the surface of the many benefits of an iPad. You will learn a great deal in a short time if you stay learning about it.