You have probably heard a lot about the iPad. Some view it as a useful tool, and other view it as simple amusement. If you think it is both, this article has great tips for you.
Be aware that your battery may be short-lived if you make use of your iPad for listening to music, playing games or streaming movies. Adjusting the brightness is a great way to extend battery life. Most likely it is not necessary to use the highest intensity setting to get the most from your iPad.
You can get to all of your active apps easily on your iPad. Press the Home button twice to view all of your current apps. You can easily switch to a running app, by just tapping on it in the bar. You should swipe the screen downwards in order to eliminate the bar.
Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. If this is something that you need to do, just go to Settings, click Network, and then turn the VPN feature on. You will then be asked for a username and a server address. Get in touch with the network administrator if you do not know the server address.
To you find it annoying when your iPad asks if you want to join a detected wifi network? This can be turned off in 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.
You don’t have to use the film roll icon to look at pictures. Simply swipe your finger to the right to see the most recent video or photo. Simply wipe to the left in order to check out older pictures or videos.
Soft reset your iPad if it freezes. You can do this by holding down the power button, while at the same time pressing the home button. Hold both down for a few seconds. The iPad will then reboot. Hold the home button down for several seconds to force-close an app.
Are you sick of your iPad asking you to become part of a Wi-Fi network? Then go to settings and eliminate the possibility. Go to Settings and choose the Ask to Join Network option. If you choose that option, you will not receive incoming invitations anymore.
Shortcuts make sending messages much faster. For instance, hitting your space bar two times as you type automatically inserts a period and a space. This can give you the ability to send messages in volume.
The iPad’s default setting shows two lines of every email prior to it being opened. It is helpful sometimes to get a preview of the email contact. Go to ‘mail’ under ‘settings’. Got to Mail and choose Contacts. After that choose Calendar and change the options for previewing mail.
Do you want the option of finding your own iPad if you have lost it? Visit Settings and then iCloud. Put your Apple ID in, and where it says to “Find My iPad,” click the button to turn it on. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
Since an iPad is a significant investment, it is wise to provide proper care for it. A lot of people buy iPad screen protectors. Screen protectors are simply thin plastic and give you more protection. When cleaning an iPad screen. try using a very soft cloth that is barely dampened with water. Don’t use things like window cleaners when you’re trying to wash your iPad off.
You can access your Google Calendar in the Calendar app on the iPad by choosing, “Mail,” “Contacts,” and “Calendars” under the Settings menu. Select Add an Account and tap the Other one. Tap Add CallDAV Account and then enter your Google data. Once done, click the calendar app. There you have it!
You can mute your sound quickly on your iPad. Originally, the mute button was not on an iPad. The IOS 4.3 gave the choice of a lock switch to lock the iPad orientation or to mute the sound. To perform a fast mute, all that you need to do is press and hold the volume-down button.
Many people are aware of the iTunes store on their iPads, but they don’t always know about all the features. An interesting one is iTunes U (which is used for universities). This will give you podcasts that are educational in nature so that you can broaden your learning base.
When using your iPad to take pictures, many people grasp the sides. Sadly, this leads to blurry photos. To get around this issue, use the orientation lock instead. This allows the shutter button to easily be reached with your thumb. When done, turn the images with the image editor.
Taking care of that expensive new iPad is a very smart strategy. Quite a few people find that screen protectors work well with their iPads. This is plastic which adheres to the screen and protects it. Always use soft, damp cloths when cleaning iPad screens. Don’t ever use products such as common window and household cleaners on the iPad’s screen.
A double click on the iPad Home button will display all apps that are currently in use. That will give you a bar that includes all the running apps, and you can access them by pressing on the icon in the bar. When you close those you’re not using down, your battery will stay charged for longer.
Are you aware that you don’t need to use the keyboard on your iPad? It can be difficult to type on the small keyboard of your iPad. A better option is to buy a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard, which can be used with your iPad easily. This allows you to type the same way that you would while using a laptop.
To copy text on your iPad, simply double tap a keyword. It will be difficult to copy entire paragraphs this way, though. To do this, tap the text 4 times, on it should have copied the whole paragraph. You can do this with paragraphs, long URLs and addresses.
To copy and paste quickly on your iPad, tap the text and hold it down while choosing Select. Next, choose “copy” from the popup memu. After that, go to the place where you want to paste the text and hold again. A pop-up menu will appear, from which you should tap ‘paste.’ For an entire paragraph, you must tap four times.
Always back up your stored information in the event that your iPad gets lost or stolen. Additionally, you must have the iPad set to erase everything in case of theft. This feature can be found under your general settings. Simply click Password Lock and turn it on. This feature will erase your data if a password is entered incorrectly ten times.
Manage your iPad’s battery life in a few simple ways. Do not leave it out in the heat. Turn your brightness down. If you’re not using the Internet, use airplane mode. It is also a good idea to turn off Push. Instead, check calendars and emails yourself.
If you also own an Apple TV, you can use the iPad to stream content to your TV. The Airplay icon lets you know what can be streamed, just tap it and whatever you’re viewing, be it a photographic slideshow or a video, will appear on your TV screen in seconds.
Many people know their iPads have an iTune store, but are not aware of all its features. One such feature is iTunes U. The U stands for university. This section has educational podcasts about all types of professoinal subjects and can be a great way to increase your know-how.
No matter how you use the iPad, there is always more that can be done with it. This article is only a tiny portion of information about your iPad’s usability. Keep reading and learning and soon you’ll be an iPad expert!