You need to know how to work with your iPad to take full advantage of all that it can do. You need to comprehend its features, how they function and how they can be useful to you. The piece that follows was intended for iPad owners who want to get even more use out of their devices.
Keep your bill under control by tracking the amount you spend on iPad apps. With all the exciting apps, and the easy way to buy them, it is easy to go overboard. So, it’s important to keep your eye on what you’re spending.
The latest operating system, iOS, allows you to use folders on your iPad. You can start by holding down on your app until it jiggles, and then place it on top of a related app. This creates a folder with both apps inside. You can also rename the folder easily.
If you are getting irritated by the amount of times that you are being asked to join Wi-Fi networks, go into your settings and change it. Look for the option which gives you the choice of joining networks. Choose that and you won’t be bothered with incoming invites.
There are alternatives to viewing pictures if you do not want to click on the camera roll icon. Instead, swipe right and your picture is there. To view other photos you have stores, swipe toward the left side of the screen.
You should adjust your settings to preview more than a few lines of the emails you receive. Visit “settings” followed by “mail” and find the “preview” setting. Here, you can alter the preview that you see to 5 lines. By doing this, you can see as much of an email as you want, which will speed up the process of viewing emails.
Watch how much money you spend on apps. Because of the iPad’s convenient features, you can end up spending much more money than you like. The iPad saves your credit card information and you can click away without thinking. So it is critical to keep track of what you spend.
If you want to charge your iPad as quickly as possible, do not use an iPhone charger. The iPad carries 10 watts as opposed to just 5 watts for the iPhone. If you charge the iPad with an iPhone charger, it can take double the amount of time to charge. For best results, use the charger that came with your iPad.
Tablet typing isn’t simple. Fortunately, you can choose to have your iPad dictate what you say instead. Simply depress the HOME button two times. Following that, you will tap on the microphone icon. When you are done talking, push the icon again and your words will be shown as text.
You don’t have to tap the camera roll icon that’s in the bottom-left of your screen to see a video or photo you’ve just taken. Instead, you can use one finger to swipe to the right, and voila, there is your picture or video. To view previous photos you have taken, just keep swiping to the left.
Your iPad is defaulted to show the first two lines of an email in preview. Sometimes, you may want to have a larger preview. Under Settings, tap on Mail. Got to Mail and choose Contacts. After that choose Calendar and change the options for previewing mail.
To get a copy of the user’s manual, download one for free. Their products do not include a physical manual, but the downloadable version includes in-depth information regarding all applicable uses.
Shortcuts let you send messages quickly. You can finish up a sentence by tapping twice on the space bar to add a period and a space. This means you do not have to do it yourself manually, and you have more free time to compose messages to those you know.
Some people take time to adjust to typing on an iPad. There is a button that allows you to do speech dictation. Tap the home button two times and tap the microphone icon on the screen that appears. When you finish speaking, press that icon again and the words will show up as text.
Do you get annoyed by the battery charge icon on your iPad’s screen? If you want to, you can just turn it off. To begin, enter the menu for your Settings. Under the General section, you will find Usage. You can quickly turn on or off the battery display.
What happens if your iPad is stolen or lost? Simply select iCloud under Settings. Add your unique Apple ID and select “Find My iPad” at the screen’s bottom. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
Because iPads are expensive, it is a good idea to care for them properly. Get a screen protection if you plan on transporting your iPad. This is a simple plastic cover that offers protection to the screen. To keep your iPad looking like new, use a damp soft cloth to wipe off the front and back. Refrain from using any household or window cleaners when cleaning your iPad.
Are you irritated by the percentage of battery icon on the top right of your screen? It may be useful to know that they are easy to turn off. Start out in the Settings menu. Go to your General settings and locate Usage. You can quickly turn on or off the battery display.
Did you know that the iPad has the ability to cut and paste snippets of text? Select the text you wish to copy after tapping the screen. All you have to do is tap it once and then copy. Then you simply tap and click Paste.
If you’re having trouble mastering your iPad, look for iPad forums online. Many sites are devoted to the discussion of iPads, and using them can be of tremendous help. Establish a presence and read old forum postings to gain lots of information and learn useful tips.
Using your iPad in different locations means you will likely need to change the brightness setting often. Fortunately this is easy on the iPad. The screen is naturally bright, but you can dim it through the brightness controls. You can find these settings by double clicking your Home button, then swiping through. This will let you alter the brightness of the screen to suit your current situation.
You can easily copy and paste using the iPad, just tap on the desired text, hold until the dialog box opens, then choose Select. Now, tap on copy, switch to another app, then tap and hold down once more. An option to paste will then come up on your screen. If you want to copy and paste a complete paragraph, tap four times.
Do you get tired eyes from reading books on your tablet? To avoid this, you can reduce your screen’s brightness level. You can do this in the Settings menu or, more simply, by double-clicking the Home button and swiping to the left to get to the brightness slider.
It’s up to you to use what you’ve read here. You will be amazed at what you can do. It is not just about having the “latest and the greatest.” It is about having a useful device that makes your life easier.