The uses and abilities of the iPad are truly astounding. Its features are what have made them so popular. Their breakthrough technology requires a bit of teaching before you’re prepared to handle this device on your own. This article is full of tips to give you a head-start. Continue reading to begin your crash-course in iPad functionality.
If you want to stream content with your iPad, you will have to be aware of battery life. A simple way to get more play time out of each charge of the battery is to use a low screen brightness setting. You will discover that the brightest settings are rarely necessary.
Did you know that you can create folders on your iPad? Just drag on app onto another one to create a folder. You will then have a folder with both applications together, sporting the same of the application category. You can rename the folder, too.
The iOS on the iPad now supports folders. To utilize this feature, tap the app you want to until it begins to shake, then drag it where you want to drop it. Doing so creates a folder containing both of these apps. Also, you can rename the folder to increase your level of personalization.
You can get to all of your active apps easily on your iPad. All you have to do is quickly double click your Home button. If you tap on a app in the bar, you can quickly switch to it. Just swipe your finger down to get rid of the bar.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? You’re able to turn off this feature through the settings menu. Select that tab that says “Wi-Fi” and choose the option that is last on the page. This will stop you from getting prompts.
You can do a soft reset in order to reboot a frozen iPad. Press the power and the home buttons together for a few seconds. You’ll see the screen go black and then a white apple will appear. If all you need is for an application to close, then hold down the home button. Keep it held for a second or two.
You can do a soft reset in order to reboot a frozen iPad. A soft reset consists of simultaneously hitting the home and power buttons. Then the iPad will reset. If you just want to force an app to close, hold down just the home button for a few seconds.
Have you accidentally launched a noisy app? 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 are using iOS 4.3 or later, it is possible to make the toggle switch near the volume control mute your iPad.
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. You don’t have to do it manually this way.
The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. Did you know you can turn off this annoying feature? You can access your settings in the general area. When you are in General, then go to Sounds. Turn off the chime or adjust the volume of it.
If you want to mute the volume on the iPad, try this. Hold the volume-down key for a couple of seconds. That is easier than adjusting your volume time and again. When you want to hear your device at a normal level again, just hold the volume down for the same amount of time.
There is a quick way to access your apps that are running. Press the home button twice and a bar will appear with all the running apps. This trick may save a ton of time versus scrolling through several screens looking for something.
Open new pages with tabs in order to keep them open. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. This menu will give you the option of opening the URL with a new tab.
Do you despise surfing on an iPad and not being able to determine the location where the hyperlink will send you? There is a simple fix to this problem. Since you are unable to hover, you can just hold the word. This action will show you the URL that the word will take you to.
Do not dismiss the iPad’s cloud function if you are always connected online. You can store extra information this way without it using up space in the iPad’s flash memory. Be sure to store important documents on both the cloud and device.
It is possible to copy and paste words using your iPad. Simply hold down the text that you intend to copy. Tap the screen again, and you can select 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!
If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Just hold down the volume down button for a couple seconds. This is far faster than changing the volume level all the time. When you want to restore the volume, simply hold down the button again.
Many people are aware of the iTunes store on their iPads, but they don’t always know about all the features. One great feature is iTunes U. Educational podcasts are found here on many different topics.
Auto brightness is a wonderful feature to conserve battery and energy. When you choose auto brightness, your device will adjust to the lighting within your surroundings. This saves a great deal of battery life and extends the length of time you can use your iPad before needing to recharge its battery. To set this up, look in the settings for Brightness and Wallpaper.
Almost everyone has heard of iTunes, but most people do not realize all the things they can do with it. 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.
Your iPad will come preloaded with apps that you may never use. Unfortunately, it is not always possible to remove these apps completely from the device. Simply put all these apps into one folder, and keep the folder away from where you will see it often. Without these apps to clutter your screen, you can do more with your preferred apps.
As you can see by now, the iPad did not become popular for no reason. Using an iPad correctly to use it to its fullest takes some time. By applying a few of the tips you have learned here, you will be off to a good start in achieving your goals for your new iPad. Best wishes on your iPad adventure!