The iPad is one of a kind and tech-lovers everywhere praise Apple for this small marvel of engineering power. But, you need proper information if you want to really take advantage of your iPad. Use the advice that follows and prepare yourself to become an iPad expert.
Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. The VPN feature on an iPad can be activated by entering the network section of the settings menu. A server address and username will be required to use this. If you are unaware of the server address, you must contact the network administrator.
If your iPad freezes, perform a soft reset to reboot your device. Just hold the power and home button at the same time and for a few seconds to do this. This will cause your device to restart. If all you need is for an application to close, then hold down the home button. Keep it held for a second or two.
Try a soft reset if your iPad is frozen. To do so, hold the power button and home button simultaneously for several seconds. This will cause your device to restart. If you would rather just close down the application that you are in, push down on the home button instead.
To keep your personal data secure in case you are concerned about unauthorized access you can configure your password so that all data will be deleted after a specified number of unsuccessful tries. This will enable erasure of all data on your phone after 10 unsuccessful login attempts.
You can use shortcuts for messages. For instance, if you tap your space bar two times when you’re typing a sentence, both a space and a period will be added at the end of your sentence. This automatic method will save you time so you can send your friends more messages.
You know your iPad has a tiny camera image in the bottom left of the screen, but you do not actually have to tap this to view the most recently taken video or picture. Instead, you can use one finger to swipe to the right, and voila, there is your picture or video. After this, swipe left to see older content.
Open pages in new tabs. When in Safari, tap and hold a URL to see a popup menu. This menu will give you the option of opening the URL with a new tab.
Would you like to have a way to locate your iPad in case you misplace it? Enter Settings and then look at iCloud. Add your unique Apple ID and select “Find My iPad” at the screen’s bottom. You will then be able to see where your iPad is on a map by visiting iCloud.com and logging in with your Apple ID.
You can mute your sound quickly on your iPad. When the iPad first came out, you couldn’t quickly mute it. With the iOS 4.3, you can now use the lock switch to mute the sound. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.
When you need to keep multiple pages open at the same time, display each new page as a new tab. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. A pop-up menu will appear. One of the options allows you to launch a new tab with that link.
You can easily copy and paste using the iPad, just tap on the desired text, hold until the dialog box opens, then choose Select. Then you will choose copy and go to another application, then press and hold again. Click Paste. If you have a significant amount of sentences to copy, you may have to tap multiple times.
If you often use the Internet, don’t forget the cloud functions your iPad offers. It keeps your content off the hard drive, leaving you space. Be sure to store important documents on both the cloud and device.
The iPad is a revolutionary new device that has allowed people to stay in touch with the world wherever they are. With so many apps out there, it can seem like anything can be done with this device. Familiarize yourself with the different features of your iPad by applying the tips you just read.
If your children regularly use your iPad and you don’t want them exposed to pornography and violence, enable the parental controls. Go to the menu for settings and set up filters for mature content. This blocks anything that is for a mature audience.