No matter how old they are, everyone seems to love using an iPad. A kid may use it for school and games, and an adult may use it for business. There are such a wide range of options open to you. To make the most out of your iPad use, take the time to read the information provided here for you so you know what this device can and can’t do.
You may see significant shortening of your battery life if you frequently watch movies, listen to continuous music, or play a lot of games on your iPad. Lowering the brightness of the screen can help keep your battery charge. There is no reason to have the screen at full brightness in any situation.
It is easy to access your running apps on the iPad. Simply double-click the Home button. A bar near the bottom of the screen will indicate which apps are in use. If you want to bring up that app, just tap its icon on the bar. Make this bar disappear by making a downward swipe on your screen.
Soft reset your iPad if it freezes. You can do this by holding down the power button, while at the same time pressing the home button. Hold both down for a few seconds. The device will restart. To close an application, click the home button and hold it.
Keep track of the apps your are running. Many of the apps the iPad runs are able to stay in the background when you’re doing other things. If you aren’t sure what you have left open, push the home button twice. These active apps will show up at the very bottom of your display in a bar. To eliminate this feature, simply swipe down and you will be back to the normal setting.
You don’t need to press the small camera icon that’s found near the bottom left of the screen to see videos or pictures you just took. All you need to do is swipe your finger to the right. The picture or video you have just taken will appear. For earlier pictures, just swipe left instead.
If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. Look for an option called Ask To Join that is referring to networks. Choose that and you’ll quit getting bothered by the invites that are incoming.
If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. As long as the person that finds your iPad does not guess the code within 10 attempts your information will be safe.
This article should teach you some of the basic iPad functions and a couple of useful secrets for your benefit. Utilize new capabilities and see what you can accomplish. You will be amazed at what all this little piece of technology can do.