Unless you can learn how to control your iPad, its awesome technology is of minimal value. You have to understand the ins and outs of it, how it works and how to work it. Keep reading to become an advanced iPad user.

You can get to all the running apps on your tablet. Just double-click the Home button, and all the apps that are running will display at the bottom of the screen. You may switch to another running app, just by tapping that app in that bar. In order to get rid of the bar, swipe downwards on the screen.

Those iPad apps can be addictive, so keep a tally of how many you purchase. It’s easy to rack up credit card bills with such engaging and entertaining applications that are just a click away. Because of this, ensure that you don’t spend more than you have.

Soft Reset

A soft reset is the perfect reboot for a frozen iPad. For a soft reset, you will need to simultaneously hold the home button and power button for several seconds. This will cause the iPad to restart. If you need to close an app, press only the home button during a few seconds.

If you want to charge your iPad as quickly as possible, do not use an iPhone charger. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. Charging with the incorrect charger will delay the charge time. You should use the charger that came with the iPad.

You can easily see the video or picture you just took without clicking the camera roll. Using your finger, swipe toward the right side, and you should see your video or picture. Previous photos can be seen by swiping left.

TIP! If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. Your phone will be wiped if there are 10 failed login attempts.

If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. If a person hasn’t found your password after 10 attempts it will erase your data.

If you want to browse a new web page without losing track of what you were browsing before, use the tabbed browsing feature. 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.

Battery Percentage

The default setting on the iPad is to preview two lines of each new email before you select it. It can help for you to see more lines before you open up the email. Under Settings, tap on Mail. Choose Contacts>>Calendar, and then select the number of lines you’d like to preview for Mail.

TIP! Does it seem like a pain to tap on the bookmarks icon every time you want to access your favorite websites? You can stop this by permanently enabling the bookmark bar. Turn the Always Show Bookmark bar option on in your Settings menu.

Is the battery percentage annoying or distracting you? You can easily turn it off if you like. Go to Settings. Once there, go to General and locate Usage. You should be able to figure out how to turn off the battery percentage display on this menu.

Do you find it annoying to have to tap your bookmarks icon whenever you need to go to the websites you use the most? Turn the Bookmarks Bar on instead! Turn the Always Show Bookmark bar option on in your Settings menu.

Taking screenshots is simple. Simply press and hold the sleep and home buttons simultaneously. This takes the shot and places it with your other photos.

Wouldn’t you like to track a lost iPad? Then go to Settings, then iCloud. Then type your Apple ID. Choose the option to “Find my iPad.” If you happen to lose your iPad simply go to iCloud.com

Auto Brightness

To protect your battery’s life, set the brightness to auto brightness. With auto brightness enabled your iPad automatically adjusts screen lighting depending on the lighting available in whatever room you’re in. This method is a great one for controlling your battery life with the screen brightness, which will increase the amount of time you can use your iPad whenever you aren’t charging it. This setting can be located in the section labeled “Brightness & Wallpaper”.

Apply your new knowledge when you wish to expand the usefullness of your iPad. Having an iPad opens doors you had never imagined possible. This impressive piece of technology is far more than the latest gadget. Use the advice above to help you get the most from your new iPad.

Set up FaceTime with your phone numbers and emails. It defaults to the email you used when you set up the iPad. If there are several phone numbers or emails that you need FaceTime to know, set them up inside your iPad settings.

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