The iPad contains all kinds of features that make it great for everyone. The first time you use an iPad, you might have trouble understanding everything it can do for you. The following article will help you appreciate just how awesome the iPad is and what functionality is available.
Battery life is typically shorter when using heavier applications like movies and games. One successful method that makes your battery last longer is to lower the brightness of the screen. Most likely it is not necessary to use the highest intensity setting to get the most from your iPad.
It is possible to gain access to all apps that are currently running on your iPad. Press the Home button twice and a bar with the running apps will appear. You are able to switch to whatever app you want, by pressing it on the bar. Swipe downwards to hide the bar again.
The iOS on the iPad now supports folders. To do this, press and hold on an app for a while, and it will start to jiggle. Then, drag the app over the top of a different icon and release. The result will be a folder containing both of your apps together. You can rename these folders.
You can use VPN to access a server remotely. The networking tab will have all of the options needed to configure a VPN and establish a connection with your preferred network. You’ll have to log in and supply the server address. Connect with that network administrator if the server address is something you don’t know.
iPad care is imperative. Keeping it away from the sun’s damaging rays is rule number one, and never leave it in a hot car. The battery can be damaged if it gets too hot. Also, don’t put your iPad near places that are damaging to electronics, like chemicals or liquids. A cover is key to longevity, too.
If you always prefer to read the owner’s manual for any new gadget, you will need to download the manual for the iPad. Apple wants to be as minimalistic as possible and wants you to get one off the Internet instead of shipping them with their products.
You may be annoyed by the chiming whenever you get an email. You can turn them off. You can access your settings in the general area. Select Sounds. In this area, you will be able to adjust your sound settings for NEW MAIL.
If your child will be using your iPad and you don’t want them seeing mature content, you can change your settings so these items become blocked. There is an option in the settings that lets you block this kind of content. It is possible to block adult material.
Does it seem like a pain to tap on the bookmarks icon every time you want to access your favorite websites? You can eliminate this annoyance by turning the bookmarks bar on permanently. In Settings, open Safari and select the option to always show the bookmarks bar. Simply turn it on.
Taking a screenshot while using your iPad is extremely easy to do. You just have to hit the sleep and home buttons together. The iPad will take your screenshot and store it where it stores all your photos.
Muting your iPad’s sound is actually pretty simple. Just press and hold the volume button down for a few seconds. That’s faster than adjusting the volume repeatedly. If you want the volume to revert back to the original level, just hold down the button again.
If you live on the internet, the cloud function is going to be your best friend. This helps to safeguard and store your information on the hard drive. Put anything that you think is important on your cloud, in addition to keeping it on your tablet.
Are you concerned about where the hyperlinks will take you when browsing the web? You can fix this easily. Hovering isn’t an option, but if you hold the word down your problem is solved. A popup that shows the link’s URL will appear.
Copying and pasting text is easy on the iPad. Tap the text you intend to copy and hold your finger down, then choose “select” from the popup menu that appears. Tap again when the text has been highlighted in yellow, and then choose copy. Then you simply tap and click Paste.
The iPad has so many different capabilities that fit your needs. When you know what you’re doing, you’ll get so much out of this device. Using these tips will make your iPad an indispensable device.
The iPad comes preloaded with many apps you’ll likely never use. Many of them cannot be deleted. You can put them away in a folder and they will not get in your way. That way, you can focus your attention on what you actually do use.