The iPad is an awesome machine. It lets you type, sing along, record yourself, draw pictures, anything and everything. Getting the most out of an iPad requires a bit of research, however. Read further and you’ll encounter several great tips from iPad owners wanting to teach the new users about an amazing product.
If you want to stream content with your iPad, you will have to be aware of battery life. Adjust the brightness of your screen if you would like to extend the battery’s life. You do not always need a very bright screen to use your iPad.
If you need to charge up in a hurry, do not use an iPhone charger on the iPad. The iPad uses 10 watts, while the iPhone uses 5 watts. It will take much longer to fully charge your iPad if you use the iPhone’s charger. You need to always use your iPad charger to charge it.
If you wish to access servers remotely, you need a VPN connection. If you have a need to connect your iPad through a VPN connection, you need to enable the VPN feature available through Settings and Network. You will be able to put in a server address and then your user name. If you aren’t sure about the address of the server, the network administrator can help you.
Which apps are running? Many of the iPad’s apps can run in the background while you do other things. Double-click Home to see what’s currently running. A bar will appear that shows all apps running on the system. Swipe downwards to remove the bar from sight when you’re finished.
Download the manual onto your iPad if you need it. Most Apple products come with downloadable manuals.
Lots of people say that typing on a tablet is difficult; however, this problem continues to improve. There is a button that allows you to do speech dictation. Simply push home twice and a small microphone will pop up. After you finish dictating, tap the microphone icon again, and you will see the text version of your dictation.
It can be irritating for your iPad to chime every time you get an email. This can be turned off! Go into your settings, then choose the general tab. Then select Sounds. Choose to completely turn off the new mail chime or lower its volume.
Taking a screenshot on an iPad is very simple. Hold Home and Sleep simultaneously. This will take a screenshot and save it with your other pictures.
Open pages in new tabs in order to keep several open at the same time. If you are using Safari, you can access this feature by tapping on a link and holding your finger there for a couple seconds till a menu of options appears. In this menu, you’ll be able to get links opened in new tabs.
If you don’t want your children viewing mature content, you can change the settings on your iPad to block it. Go into the settings and limit the amount of mature content that is viewable. It is possible to ban adult content such as films.
If you want to use the copy and paste feature on the iPad, you can click it and drag to select text. Next, choose “copy” from the popup memu. After that, go to the place where you want to paste the text and hold again. This will cause a menu to pop up, displaying Paste. Tap it. To do this with a whole paragraph, you’ll need to press four times.
For frequently used apps, you can access them much faster. Just double click the “home” button, and you will see them all along the bottom of your current screen. This is a good way to quickly access an app instead of scrolling on your screen to find the apps you need.
Your iPad is more useful after you implement the information presented here. Remember the advice you have learned here and tell others who are having trouble with their iPads. It feels good to be able to share helpful advice with others that need help with their iPad, too.