Even though a lot of technology is required to create an iPad, they are very easy to use. Both the hardware and software are intuitively designed to get you up and running quickly. But, there are a lot of hidden features, tips and tricks that will help you use your iPad more efficiently.
Keep track of how much you are spending on iPad apps. It is very easy to spend a lot very quickly when you have your CC details stored. Be aware of what you are doing when buying apps. Keep track.
Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. In order to connect to a VPN network through your iPad, navigate to Settings and select the Network tab. Then, select the VPN feature. You’ll be prompted to enter a username, as well as a server address. If you are not sure what the server address is, you should contact the person who administrate the VPN network.
Do you get perturbed when your iPad wants you to go on the WiFi available? This feature can be turned off in your settings. Select Wi-Fi and then turn the Ask option off.
Do you want to preview more of your email? Go to your mail settings under the general heading. Change the preview feature to increase the lines you see. This should help you decide if you really need to read the entire email or not.
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. By using this setting, all of your information will be erased after 10 failed password attempts.
In your inbox, you may want to see more than the first few lines. In the mail section, you can adjust this with the preview setting. Reset the number so that it shows five lines at one time This will allow you to see more of your message for quicker skimming.
A lot of people aren’t very good at typing on a tablet, even though it gets easier later. The iPad does offer a dictation feature, however. Press the home button of your iPad twice and select the microphone icon that appears. After you’re through dictating, you can hit the icon once again and text will start appearing.
Open pages in new tabs. When you find a website in Safari, hold your finger on the link. A menu will appear. Then just pick to open the page in a brand new tab. You’ll still have your other page handy.
It is good to understand the right way to take care of an iPad. It should never be left in a hot car or in direct sunlight. The battery can be damaged if it gets too hot. Also, remember to keep your iPad away from liquids, which are extremely damaging. For extra protection, you may want to buy a padded cover.
Using shortcuts can make sending messages easier. For instance, hitting your space bar two times as you type automatically inserts a period and a space. This can be a useful way of speeding up your messaging.
Add extra email addresses and phone numbers to FaceTime. The email you used to set up your iPad will be your default, but you can always add more. If you have more that you want set up, you can do it under settings.
You can sync pages with iTunes to share documents with a Mac or PC. It’s easy to share your documents and being able to interact with virtually any computer through iTunes cannot be beaten. Functions like emailing and downloading PDFs have become very easy.
Isn’t it irritating when you encounter a hyperlink on your iPad, and you are unable to determine where it will take you? There is a simple fix to this problem. This will tell you the URL and you make it easier for you to decide if you want to visit that site. This action will show you the URL that the word will take you to.
Double clicking on the Home button lets you see and access all currently running apps. This opens up a menu that shows all running apps. To switch to one of those apps, just tap its icon. This will allow you to easily keep track of which apps you have running, and close the ones that you aren’t using.
Some people don’t want to know how much charge remains in their iPad’s battery. Fortunately, there is a way to easily remove this feature. Just go to settings, then click the general tab, and choose usage. In this area of the menus, you can easily turn the icon On or Off instantly. If, at a later time, you want to enable it again, follow the same procedure.
Accessing apps without going to the start screen is as simple as double-clicking the home button. Then you’ll just select your app and click, and there you have it. If you want to go back to the previous app, just repeat this process.
Copy and pasting is another great feature that the iPad offers. Tap and hold on the text you want to copy and choose select so you choose the sentence you want to copy. Tap again once your text is highlighted in yellow, and choose copy. To paste the text, tap the screen, holding your finger down until option to paste appears. Tap on ‘paste’ and your text should appear!
Have you wondered how you can take a screenshot? Doing so is actually quite simple. Hold down the home and sleep buttons together. You’ll see a flash, and there’s your screen shot. The screenshot will be saved automatically, so no hassle!
iPads may be easy to use, but they also have many useful functions. Beginning here should have you pointed in the right direction when wanting to use the iPad. Understanding how to do things the right way can help your iPad be everything you want it to be.