You have probably heard a lot about the iPad and other tablets. If you are not an iPad owner yet, you have no idea what you are missing. The iPad offers so much to so many different types of people. Look here to this post to find some great tips to use.
You can now use folders on the iOS iPad. To start, hold your finger over and app until it jiggles. Then drag the jiggling app onto another icon and let go. When you do that, it creates a folder containing the two apps and labels them with an appropriate category. You can easily rename your folder.
Folders are available in today’s iOS. To start, hold your finger over and app until it jiggles. Then drag the jiggling app onto another icon and let go. You will then have a folder with both applications together, sporting the same of the application category. You can then rename this folder if you like.
You can access remote servers through a VPN network. If you have a need to connect your iPad through a VPN connection, you need to enable the VPN feature available through Settings and Network. Before establishing a VPN connection, you will need to provide credentials such as a username or server address. If you don’t know the address of the server, contact the network administrator.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? Go to settings and turn this off. If you don’t want to be prompted again, just select Wi-Fi and the final page option to turn it off.
Do you hate only being able to preview two lines of your new emails? If so, you can change this option. Go to Settings, Mail and find Preview. Changes this setting to display up to five lines. This will allow you to see more of your message for quicker skimming.
Do you feel annoyed when your iPad asks if you want to join a new wifi network that is has detected? This feature can be turned off in your settings. Just go to the tab for Wi-Fi, and there is an option to turn off the prompt. It is the final option on that page.
When you get your iPad it is set to only show the first two lines of any given message in the preview mode. You can change this to see more, if you so desire. Go to the Settings and then tap on Mail. Select Contacts under Mail, then select Calendar to alter the options for additional lines in Preview mail.
For manual lovers, you must download the manual in order to read it. Instead of including a manual with their products, Apple prefers that you download one.
If you ever need to mute the sound on an iPad, you should try this tip. Just press and hold the “volume down” key for two seconds. Doing this is more efficient then pressing it multiple times. Make sure you hold it again when you want the volume turned back down.
Unless you have a lot of time to recharge your iPad, avoid using an iPhone charger. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. It’ll take a long time for an iPhone charger to totally charge an iPad. Use the proper iPad charger.
Create FaceTime phone contacts, as well as emails. Your FaceTime will include the emails you saved into your iPad, but you should add more contacts. In order to enter these additional emails and phone numbers, go to the settings menu and choose the FaceTime tab.
Hold down on your text if you want to copy and paste it. Then push “copy” and move over into a different app. Push the screen and hold down for a second. This will cause a menu to pop up, displaying Paste. Tap it. For a whole paragraph, you will have to tap four times.
You can shortcut to your most used apps. You simply have to quickly click the home button twice to bring up a list of running apps. This trick will save you time, versus scrolling through separate screens to find what you are looking for.
You must know how to take care of your iPad properly. Start by keeping it away from direct sunlight and do not leave it inside a hot car. Your battery will slowly start to hold less of a charge if it gets hot too much. Also, remember to keep your iPad away from liquids, which are extremely damaging. It is also wise to purchase a padded cover to provide added protection for your iPad.
Do you despise surfing on an iPad and not being able to determine the location where the hyperlink will send you? You can solve this problem on your iPad rather easily. True, you can’t hover like on a regular computer, but you can touch and hold on the word. A popup that shows the link’s URL will appear.
Do you download podcasts yet? These radio programs cover a wide variety of topic and typically range from a couple of minutes to a couple of hours in length. When music loses your interest, podcasts can provide alternative entertainment. There are so many topics that you’re sure to find one that you find interesting.
If you are finding mastering your new iPad a bit challenging, join an online forum. There are many sites devoted to this popular device that can expedite the learning process and guide you to becoming an iPad whiz. Become a member on one of these forums and ask any questions that you may have.
Because your iPad is a huge investment, it’s smart to care for it well. Screen protectors for the iPad are quite popular. This is plastic which adheres to the screen and protects it. Use a soft, damp cloth to clean your iPad’s screen. Don’t use things like window cleaners when you’re trying to wash your iPad off.
The iPad has preloaded apps you might never use. But some of these apps cannot be removed. Simply put all these apps into one folder, and keep the folder away from where you will see it often. This will declutter space on your screen and let you focus on the apps that you will use.
You may be tempted to hold your iPad by its sides when you take pictures. This causes the shutter button to move, and you could wobble when you try to take the photo. Consider setting the orientation lock. This will make it easier for you to hit the shutter button when you go to take a picture. Once you are done, use the image editor on your pictures to rotate them.
Adjust your brightness to save battery life. When you choose auto brightness, your device will adjust to the lighting within your surroundings. This setting will extend the battery life of your iPad. To set this up, look in the settings for Brightness and Wallpaper.
You can use the iPad’s lock key to orientate your screen or mute your volume. Earlier version of the iPad didn’t have this feature. If you are running the operating system iOS at 4.3 or later, you can. Additionally, you can hold the volume button down so that your device will be muted.
These tips and tricks are going to help you use your iPad more efficiently. Use them often, and you’ll have a better time with your iPad. Make sure you save what you’ve read so that you can access it later for a refresher.