What can be said about the iPad that has not already been said? There are those who believe it is the device of tomorrow, and those who believe it is just a plaything. If you are one of many who love it and want to use it to its full advantage, read on.
Monitor how much you spend on iPad apps. It’s simple to keep spending where there is so much to download. Because of this, ensure that you don’t spend more than you have.
The iOS on the iPad now supports folders. Just drag on app onto another one to create a folder. This will create a folder with both apps. You can rename the folder whatever you want.
Is your iPad asking you permission to join wi-fi networks? Just turn the notifications off! Select Wi-Fi, and from there, you can turn off this feature.
Most tablet users do not enjoy typing on their device, even though they eventually get used to it. However, you can use speech dictation as an alternative. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. After you finish speaking, push that icon again, and what you’ve said will appear as text.
It can be far simpler to transmit messages by familiarizing yourself with certain shortcuts. You can add a full stop and a space by tapping on the space button twice. This lets you avoid doing it manually and you can send many more messages to friends.
You can access remote servers through a VPN network. You can enable this VPN connection by activating the VPN feature in the network settings. You will then be asked for a username and a server address. If you aren’t sure about the address of the server, the network administrator can help you.
Want to put in the Google Calender on the iPad calendar app? Simply navigate to Mail, Contacts, and calendars. You will see an option that lets you Add An Account. Tap the Other option that comes up. Select Add CalDAV Account and then insert your Google credentials. Next, leave the settings area and hit your calendar application. There you have it!
If you bought an iPad for a younger child and don’t want him or her to access certain things, make sure your settings are set to block mature content. Go into the settings and limit the amount of mature content that is viewable. You can block anything you want from here.
You do not need to tap the small camera roll icon found in the bottom left corner to look at a picture or video you have just taken. Try swiping your finger to the right to see your video or picture. You can look at previous pictures by going left.
Easily access running apps. Double-click the Home button to have them immediately appear near the bottom of your screen. This trick alone will save you lots of time.
Are you concerned about where the hyperlinks will take you when browsing the web? There’s a way to see the link’s URL. Since you are unable to hover, you can just hold the word. You do not need to be afraid of hyperlinked text on your iPad.
It is possible to copy and paste words using your iPad. Tap on the section of text that you want to reproduce and choose the select function. Tap again when your text gets highlighted yellow, and then choose copy. You can then paste your text by tapping, holding and selecting Paste.
If you want to prevent anyone from stealing your information stored in your iPad, you can change the settings to delete all information after many failed password attempts. If a person hasn’t found your password after 10 attempts it will erase your data.
Sync your pages with iTunes and share your documents with a PC or Mac. You do not have to worry about it being a hassle to share your documents between operating systems any longer. This is actually the best way to access the PDFs stored on your iPad.
The iPad is pre-loaded with lots of apps you have no use for. Many unwanted apps cannot be deleted. However, you do have the option to move these unwanted apps into a single folder, which can then be stored out of the way. This will leave your home screen available for apps that you actually use regularly.
It’s simple to copy some text and paste it elsewhere on the iPad. Simply hold down the text that you intend to copy. Tap the screen again (the text should be yellow) and hit copy. To paste, hold your finger where you’d like the text pasted and, when the menu appears, choose “paste.”
Adjusting the brightness of your screen can help you extend the life of your iPad’s battery. This is especially beneficial if you are on the go and are expecting an important email or message. If you want the brightness lowered, look on the menu for the icon with a sun.
Read up on iPad forums. You can learn a great deal from people who use this tool in different ways. Also, you can share some of the things that you learned about the iPad. If you’re having any problems using your iPad, you should be able to find solutions on one of these forums.
Just tap twice on the home icon to see what apps are running. Click on whatever app you want to view. To return to the app you were previously in, repeat the process.
Taking pictures often means turning the iPad to the side. Doing this will make the shutter button move, which could cause you to move while attempting to take a picture. Use the orientation lock. This keeps your shutter button within an easier reach of a thumb. If you find that the picture came out with the wrong orientation, you can then fix it using your image editor.
In the Google Maps app, the Street View can be used. Perform a search to make a red pin appear on the map. You should then tap on the pin and select the red and white icon of a person that appears and the Street View feature will load.
The keyboard on the iPad isn’t your only choice. Typing on your iPad’s screen keypad can be frustrating. There are many different Bluetooth keyboards you can use, instead. This lets you type as you would on any keyboard.
Swiping doesn’t work in the Calendar app. You can select the appropriate date using the navigation bar. The date you are looking at now is highlighted in blue for easy reference.
Turn on the device’s Find My iPad option, which will help in the event your iPad is lost. This tells you the precise location of your iPad and gives you the option of deleting sensitive material contained on your device. You might think it is a hassle, but it can help you recover a lost iPad.
Does the notifications to join a Wi-Fi network annoy you? If yes, you can turn it off. Click on Settings, then Wi-Fi and then turn off the asking feature. If at some point you decide to join up with a network, there is no need to worry. The only difference is that you won’t be notified with each join.
It matters not what your intended purpose for the iPad might be; you can improve upon that purpose if you take the right steps. The piece above is simply the beginning of your iPad education. Continue to learn, and you will soon be an expert.
Do you need to look at a PDF file on your iPad? You need to send the PDF files to your email address so your iPad displays the open in iBooks function. You can add the files to iTunes in order to sync with your iPad.