Your iPad is capable of improving your life in many ways. It is easy to get started, but it takes some help to really take advantage of everything it has to offer. There is so much it can do. Read on to discover more!
Folders are available in today’s iOS. Simply tap and hold the app. It will begin to make a wiggling motion, at which point you can drag and drop the icon onto another one. This will create a folder which holds the two apps. The name of the folder will represent the category of what the apps are. Pick any name you wish for this group.
Battery life is typically shorter when using heavier applications like movies and games. If you lessen the brightness of the screen, you can get more from your battery. You are likely to discover that maximum brightness settings are unnecessary for effectively using your iPad.
If you wish to access servers remotely, you need a VPN connection. If you want to establish a connection to a VPN with your iPad, locate the tab labeled Network and enable the VPN feature. The iPad then will ask for your server address and user name. If you don’t know the address of the server, contact the network administrator.
Even if you are in a rush, don’t make the mistake of charging your iPad with the charger for your iPhone. The iPad requires a larger wattage requirement than the iPhone. Charging with the incorrect charger will delay the charge time. This is why the charger that comes with the iPad is the best to use.
If you want to browse a new web page without losing track of what you were browsing before, use the tabbed browsing feature. While surfing using Safari, simply tap the link and hold it until a pop-up menu appears. This menu will give you the option of opening the URL with a new tab.
Did you unintentionally open an application that makes a lot of noise? If you want to mute your iPad, press and hold your volume down button for a few seconds. If you find you are in need of the mute function often, you can configure your iPad’s lock button to work as a full-time mute button.
iPads are not cheap so be sure to care for it properly. Screen protectors are purchased by many people. These are thin plastic sheets that cover the screen of the iPad to provide extra protection. When cleaning your iPad’s screen, be sure to use a cloth that is soft and lint-free. You may lightly dampen the cloth with water to aid in the cleaning process. Never clean your iPad with a glass cleaner or all purpose cleaner.
To copy and paste quickly on your iPad, try tapping and holding the text you want, then choosing Select. Then click Copy, go where you want to paste, then tap again. Again, a menu will come up, this time tap “paste.” For an entire paragraph, you need to press four times.
Do mystery hyperlinks on web pages annoy you when you use the iPad to browse the web? There is a remedy for this. You can’t hover over the hyperlinked words to discover the URL, but you can touch and hold on them. This will show you the URL that the word links to.
You can change your search engine default easily. Go to the Settings menu, choose Safari and then choose Search Engine. In addition to Google, you have a choice of using Yahoo and Bing as your search engine.
The iPad is great for music, but are you aware of podcasts? A podcast is similar to a radio program. There are many topics available. If you are bored by listening to music while you commute, podcasts may be a suitable alternative. You can surely find something you like.
Did you know that the iPad has the ability to cut and paste snippets of text? Press at the beginning of the text and choose Select. Press again to highlight the text, and then press Copy. To paste, hold your finger where you’d like the text pasted and, when the menu appears, choose “paste.”
With your new iPad information tucked away beneath your cap, you can take full-advantage of this amazing gadget. As your knowledge grows, you will see its limitless uses. It is a very handy device that you will be happy to have around.
You are now able to quickly mute your iPad. There was no mute button available when the iPad was originally introduced. With the newer iOS, you can have the button on the side do this for you. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.