An iPad can help you do a lot of different things. You know the basics, but you need more advanced information. Between the games you can play, social media sites you can visit and online banking, there is not much you cannot do. Continue to read and learn more.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. To create a folder, move an app and put it on top one. The folder that is created will be named with the category of the applications that are inside it. You can also rename the folder easily.
Folders are available in today’s iOS. To use, hold down your finger on the app you want until it moves, drag that app atop another icon, and finally, let it go. Instantly they will both merge into a folder named after their categories. You can then rename this folder if you like.
Did you accidentally launch a loud app? You are able to mute volume right away by simply pressing and holding the – volume button until sound is off. If you mute a lot, you may configure your lock button into a mute button.
Your iPad is not an inexpensive mobile device; therefore, you should take proper care of it. Screen protectors are often used on iPads. This is a thin plastic film that adheres to your screen and keeps it safe. Whenever you clean the screen of your iPad, use a soft cloth that has been lightly dampened with water. Do not use any harsh cleaning agents to clean your iPad.
The iPad can perform a quick mute. The original iPad didn’t have a specific mute button. With the release of iOS 4.3, you have the option of locking the iPad orientation or have the sound muted. Just hold the volume down button for a few seconds to mute.
Is a noisy app driving you nuts? It is easy to mute the volume on the iPad. All you have to do is hold down the volume-down key until it turns off. If you use mute often, you can set your lock orientation button as a muting alternative.
Take the time to set up your contacts in FaceTime. Your iPad default sets your FaceTime to include your initial email address, but you can set it up for more. If you have more than one email or number, the settings section is where you want to go.
Auto brightness can help your iPad’s battery life. This feature senses the ambient light in the room and adjusts the backlight to suit your surroundings. This can help extend your battery life, increasing your production during the day. To do this, you just go to Settings and then choose Brightness and Wallpaper.
If you sync with iTunes, you can share documents with a desktop or laptop computer. You can trade pages back and forth through iTunes. This makes sharing convenient and iTunes works with almost any brand on the market. It is also quite easy to send your PDF’s over the Internet and then download them from a remote system.
If you think there is a chance someone may be able to see your private data on your iPad, there is a way to create a password that deletes data after a certain amount of failed attempts. If someone can’t figure out the password after 10 tries, all the data on your phone will be erased.
The iPad comes preloaded with many apps you’ll likely never use. You are also not able to take some of these apps off. Simply put all these apps into one folder, and keep the folder away from where you will see it often. That way, you can concentrate on the things you find most useful.
While you may not think it is necessary, it is always smart to put a security feature on your iPad. You never know when you might lose the iPad, and you might have sensitive information there you do not want anyone to see.
Many people are annoyed by the on-screen indicator listing how much charge their battery holds. Fortunately, this information can be hidden from view. To turn off, simply go into your General Settings and click Usage. This option will give you the ability to erase this percentage indicator. You can follow the same procedure if you want to turn the indicator back on.
You can access your Google Calendar in the Calendar app on the iPad by choosing, “Mail,” “Contacts,” and “Calendars” under the Settings menu. You will see an option that lets you Add An Account. Tap the Other option that comes up. Choose Add CalDAV Account and enter your Google information. Leave the settings menu and open the calendar app. All of the information from your Google Calendar should now be at your fingertips.
Do you find your Ipad Google search app unsatisfactory? You can use a different search engine if you wish. Choose the Settings menu and tap Safari, followed by a tap on Search Engine. Here, you will find a list of search engines to choose from. You can use Bing or Yahoo if you don’t like Google.
There are two simple methods for viewing a PDF on your iPad. Either place the PDF inside iTunes and sync it with the iPad, or send an email to yourself on your iPad. After giving both these methods a try, you can pick the one that works for you anytime you want to show a PDF.
It’s fairly easy to grab a quick screenshot on your iPad. Just hold the home and sleep button simultaneously. This will take a screenshot and save it with your other pictures.
Accessing apps without going to the start screen is as simple as double-clicking the home button. Simply click the app you need and presto! You’re there. Do this again if you want to get back to where you originally were.
Did you know you can connect your TV to your iPad? You can purchase an adapter to do this. Look for a digital AV or Apple VGA adapter. These will both work.
There is more to the iTunes Store than music and apps! If you are interested in learning, try out the iPad’s iTunes U application. In this section, you will find a lot of educational presentations that are very helpful.
Your Google maps has a feature that allows for street view. Search until you see a red pin on the map. Tap the pin, then choose the person icon. This loads Street View.
Does your screen get scratched? The iPad is very durable, if you see scratches you should put a screen protector on it. This protects your iPad, because the last thing you want is your crystal-clear screen becoming marred with annoying scratches.
You should now have a better idea of the wide variety of possible uses for your iPad. You will discover that iPad has a limitless amount of uses. You will see it is extremely useful and well worth its price.
To show all of the apps that you have running, you’ll need to double tap the Home button. A little bar will pop up that gives you access to your apps. This will allow you to easily keep track of which apps you have running, and close the ones that you aren’t using.