By getting to know more about your new iPad, it can truly be your best friend. You should spend some time learning about your iPad to understand all of the things that it can do. Keep reading in order to learn more about using an iPad every day.
Try to keep track of what apps you leave running when you are not using them. Some apps can continue to run simultaneously with other things on the iPad. To see what is currently running on your device, simply double click on the Home button. Current apps will show up along the screen’s bottom. Click the home button once or do a downward one finger swipe to close the bar.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? This feature can be turned off under your settings. If you would rather not be prompted, you can click the Wi-Fi button and you will not have to deal with this anymore.
Do not use the charger for your iPhone on your iPad if you do not have a lot of time. Your iPad requires higher wattage to charge than an iPod does. The iPhone charger will take much longer to fully charge your iPad. This is why the charger that comes with the iPad is the best to use.
Most tablet users do not enjoy typing on their device, even though they eventually get used to it. If you have issues, use speech dictation instead. Hit the home button before tapping on the small microphone. Record yourself talking, tap the microphone button again and a transcription of your speech will appear.
Want a manual for your iPad? You’ll have to download it. Apple doesn’t want to kill trees so they encourage the download option instead.
If you are irritated by repeated request to join other Wi-Fi networks, get into your settings menu and change it. Opt out of the Ask To Join setting. Choose that and you won’t be bothered with incoming invites.
Do you find it annoying to have to tap your bookmarks icon whenever you need to go to the websites you use the most? You can eliminate this annoyance by turning the bookmarks bar on permanently. Just click on Settings, then Safari, then turn on Always Show the Bookmarks Bar.
Take the time to set up your contacts in FaceTime. By default, FaceTime on your iPad will include the email that you set the iPad up with, but you can add more. If you want additional emails or phone number to be recognized by FaceTime, you can use the settings are of your iPad to add them.
If you are concerned about someone seeing private information on your phone, you may set a password to erase the data after several failed attempts. Doing this will erase all data on the iPad whenever a person attempts to input the passcode ten times.
After you read this you know how to effectively use your iPad. If you had not known before, you see now that the uses for your iPad are almost endless. Keep all of this information in mind as you start to take advantage of all of the opportunities available to you.