You’ve chosen to get a new iPad. This is a major purchase that will help you have fun and be more productive. To maximize your iPad use, here are some considerations for you. This article discusses the iPad to help you make the best choice in your purchase.
Are you getting annoyed every time your iPad asks you if you would like to join a wifi network it detected? It is possible to disable this feature by accessing your settings. Go to the tab for Wi-Fi and turn off the last option if you wish to not have any more notifications.
You can quickly get access to all the apps that are running on your iPad. To see what you have running, just double-click the Home button. The apps will show up on the bar at the bottom of the screen. This is a great way to switch between apps. Just swipe your finger down to get rid of the bar.
Remain aware of the apps that are currently operational on your device. Lots of iPad applications can work in the background as you complete other tasks. Click your Home button twice to get the view of all apps that are open. The apps you have running are going to show up near the screen’s bottom. Swipe downwards to make the bar disappear when you’ve finished.
Did you accidentally start a loud application? Mute your iPad by pushing the volume button down for a few seconds. The lock button can be turned into a mute button as well.
If you are one of those people that like to read a manual when you buy a new toy, you can download one onto the iPad if you need it. Apple changed to a downloadable version to stay green.
If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. Opt out of the Ask To Join setting. Change this setting, and you’ll no longer be asked to join random Wi-Fi networks.
The little beeps every time you get an email can be quite annoying. Thankfully, this feature can be easily disabled. Go to the settings and tap on general. Select the Sounds option from there. Turn off the chime or adjust the volume of it.
This a useful trick if you need to mute the sound of your iPad quickly. Just depress the volume button for a couple of seconds. That’s faster than adjusting the volume repeatedly. Press it down when you want the volume to go back to normal.
It is easy to find out what website hyperlinked text will take you when using your iPad. The solution is really quite simple. Just hold your finger on the word instead of the usual hovering that you can do on your laptop or desktop. Then you will see the linked URL.
If you do not have a lot of time, you should never charge your iPad with your iPhone charger. The wattage required by the iPad is twice as much as that for the iPhone. The iPhone charger will take much longer to fully charge your iPad. You should use the charger that came with the iPad.
iPads are great for music, but are you familiar with podcasts? These are radio presentations that are between two minutes and two hours in length, and they cover a variety of subjects. If you feel like you’re growing bored of music while commuting, check out some podcasts. You will be sure to find a topic of interest to you.
Text can be copied and pasted on your iPad. Tap and hold text you want copied, and hit select to pick the sentence you desire. Tap again when the text has been highlighted in yellow, and then choose copy. Then, tap and hold for a few seconds and choose Paste.
If you think that it’s a little difficult to master your iPad, consider joining a forum online. There is a multitude of websites that can help you quickly master the use of this product. You can ask questions or just peruse the archives for useful information. Chances are, your questions have already been answered.
A good way to keep the pages from closing is to open other one in a new tab. When you’re in the Safari browser, tap the link and hold it until the menu for options appears. Here, you can choose to open the link in a tab.
You might never use all of the apps on your iPad. But some of these apps cannot be removed. Place them into a separate folder and move them so that it is far from where you spend your time. This will leave your home screen available for apps that you actually use regularly.
When you take photographs, you may grasp the sides of the iPad to hold it. Doing this can cause the camera button to become difficult to reach and can hinder your ability to get the perfect shot. Give use of the orientation lock a try. Doing so keeps the button right by your thumb. Once you’ve captured the photo, the image editor can be used to rotate your images or videos.
Know that the calendar area doesn’t let you go from one date to another via swiping. It requires that you use the navigation icons that are near the bottom to get to the date you need. You’ll notice that blue marks the current day.
An iPad is an expensive investment, so you need to take good care of it. Quite a few people find that screen protectors work well with their iPads. This is a thin plastic film that adheres to your screen and keeps it safe. When cleaning your iPad’s screen, be sure to use a cloth that is soft and lint-free. You may lightly dampen the cloth with water to aid in the cleaning process. Don’t ever use products such as common window and household cleaners on the iPad’s screen.
Do you want to take fast screenshots with your iPad? Well, it’s really quite simple. Hold Home and the Sleep button at the same time. When you see a flash, you will know that a screenshot was taken. Your iPad conveniently saves all screen shots automatically.
It’s pretty simple to copy text. You’ll need to double tap the keyword. This method is a bit hard to use for an entire paragraph. Instead, tap four times on the text you want to copy and the paragraph will be highlighted. This not only works for paragraphs, but it also works for the URL bar and addresses.
The iPad is very versatile and can be useful for business and pleasure. Getting the most of your new iPad is simple, but you must follow some important steps. Just use what you’ve learned and the iPad will become indispensable.
You can copy and paste easily. Just hold the text and choose Select. Then push “copy” and move over into a different app. Push the screen and hold down for a second. A menu comes up and you can press paste. In order to paste an entire paragraph, you must tap four times.