You have probably heard a lot about the iPad. Some say it is the tool of the future, while others think it is nothing more than a toy. If you are interested in getting more use from your iPad, the piece that follows can really help.
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Just drag on app onto another one to create a folder. This will combine the applications that you have into a single folder. You can rename the folder, if you like.
The latest operating system, iOS, allows you to use folders on your iPad. You can start by holding down on your app until it jiggles, and then place it on top of a related app. This will create a folder that holds both apps with a name that describes the category the apps fall under. Also, you can rename the folder to increase your level of personalization.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? This feature can by turned off by adjusting your iPad settings. Choose the Wi-Fi tab, and the last option on the page can be turned off if you do not wish to be prompted anymore.
Is that app you just launched making too much noise? You can mute your volume quickly by pressing and holding on the volume down button until the sound is turned off. If you find yourself needing to mute sound frequently, you may want to set up the orientation lock button to work as a muting control.
The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. Are you aware that you can turn it off? Just go to Settings then General. After selecting General, select Sounds. You can stop the sound for new mail or at least turn it down.
On your email, you will notice that the default only allows for two visible lines. It can be helpful to see more of the content prior to opening. Under Settings, tap on Mail. First go to MAIL. Choose CONTACTS. Then go to CALENDARS. At this point, you can adjust preview mail options to get more lines.
You must learn how to take care of your iPad properly. It should never be left in a hot car or in direct sunlight. The heat will ruin the performance of your battery. Also, be sure to avoid placing your iPad in places where its electronic components could be damaged by liquids. Finally, be sure that you have a cover that can protect your iPad from scratches and other dangers.
Do you just hate knowing how much charge remains in your iPad battery? You can easily turn it off if you like. Begin by entering the menu for your Settings. Under the General section, you will find Usage. Here, you can turn off the battery percentage indicator if it bothers you.
Your iPad is not an inexpensive mobile device; therefore, you should take proper care of it. Lots of iPad owners buy screen protectors. These thin plastic sheets can give your iPad screen more protection. When cleaning your iPad’s screen, use soft cloths that are just barely damp. Avoid using window cleaners or other types of cleaners to clean your iPad.
If you need to mute an iPad, try this simple trick. Just hold down the volume button for two full seconds. This is easier than having to keep readjusting the volume. Hold it another time to get the volume level back to where it was.
If your children regularly use your iPad and you don’t want them exposed to pornography and violence, enable the parental controls. Access the settings menu and limit any mature content that they can view. You can restrict mature films, bad language, and inappropriate content.
There are many features that you will need to be aware of that iTunes offers. One great feature is iTunes U (the ‘U’ is for university). It houses many educational podcasts on any topic you could possibly imagine.
The iPad comes already loaded with applications you may not find useful. The catch is that not all of the pre-loaded apps can be deleted. Make a folder to store all these useless apps out of the way. Place the apps you use the most where you will be able to access them quickly.
FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. FaceTime will already have one of your email addresses in it (the one you used to register your device), but putting in more is a possibility. Go to the settings area on your iPad and set up your FaceTime for numbers and emails.
Choose the functionality you’d like for the lock switch, orientation lock or audio mute. The newer versions have this contemporary function added in. The operating system must be at least iOS 4.3. Additionally, you can hold the volume button down so that your device will be muted.
Brightness can be altered depending on where you are. The screen can be made dimmer by pressing “Home” two times; swipe until you get to the settings for brightness. You can then adjust the amount of brightness you have.
You cannot go from day-to-day in the calendar function by swiping. Using the navigation bar, pick the date instead. The current day is marked in blue and should be easy to notice.
It is natural to hold the sides of the iPad when taking a photo. If you do this, the shutter button will not be stable, and you might move as you snap your picture. Instead, make use of the orientation lock feature. You can then put the button to push near your thumb. If you find that the picture came out with the wrong orientation, you can then fix it using your image editor.
It matters not what your intended purpose for the iPad might be; you can improve upon that purpose if you take the right steps. These tips merely brush the surface of the vast capacity of iPad. Use them as a springboard to gain even more knowledge about the uses of this powerful device.