The iPad has been discussed at length. Some love it; some hate it. This article will provide you with helpful advice if you wish to be more efficient with your iPad.
You can now create folders with your iPad to store valuable information. Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. Doing this creates a folder, categorizing both apps. If you don’t like the label, you can rename the folder.
Did you know that you can create folders on your iPad? Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. You will then have a folder with both applications together, sporting the same of the application category. You can easily rename this folder.
It is easy to get to all the apps that are currently running on your iPad. To see the currently running apps, just tap the Home button twice and you can see them quite clearly. Tap an application icon to switch to that app. Hit the Home button to get rid of the bar.
You can quickly get access to all the apps that are running on your iPad. Just hit the Home button twice and a list will show up on the screen. To switch between apps, just tap the one you want to access. You should swipe the screen downwards in order to eliminate the bar.
Make sure you check out your currently running apps. The apps may be running while you are doing other things. In order to view currently running applications, just click your Home button twice. The apps currently running will appear in a bar at the bottom of your screen. Press the Home button again or swipe down to clear the bar.
To add your Google Calender to your Calender app, you’ll need to go into your Mail, elect Contacts, and then choose Calenders. Switch to Add An Account and then tap the Other button. Tap the icon Add CaIDAV Account and insert your Google information. After you’ve done this, leave the settings, then tap the calendar app. You should see what you need.
If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. This will enable erasure of all data on your phone after 10 unsuccessful login attempts.
A good way to keep the pages from closing is to open other one in a new tab. While in Safari, hold the link and a pop-up menu appears. This pop-up menu offers you an option to view the new link on a new tab.
Tablet typing isn’t simple. There is a solution to this in the form of speech dictation on your iPad. Push your Home button two times and just tap on the tiny microphone you see. When you are finished you just hit the microphone again and the text will appear on the screen.
It is very important that you know how to take care of your iPad. Make sure it’s never in direct sunlight, or in very hot conditions. The battery life can be cut short by exposure to heat. Also, keep your iPad away from liquids. You would be smart if you purchased a cover that will provide some extra padding for your iPad.
The iPad doesn’t come with a manual. You must download one if you require it. Apple, following a minimalist approach, don’t include a user manual with their iPad.
You can change your search engine default easily. Just navigate to the Settings button, then you can switch it to Safari if you wish. If you’d rather use Yahoo or Bing, this is where you’d make those changes.
Does your email notification drive you crazy? You can get rid of these alerts. Go to Settings then General. Under the General tab, select Sounds. You will be able to turn the sound off here or adjust the volume.
Do you hate having to tap the bookmark icon in order to open your bookmarked sites? To resolve this problem, set your bookmarks bar to stay on permanently. This can be done in Settings, Safari, Always Show Bookmarks.
It’s fairly easy to grab a quick screenshot on your iPad. Simultaneously mash down the Home and Sleep buttons. Then you will have a screenshot you can organize with your other photos.
Do you ever find you want to take a quick screenshot on your iPad? It is really very simple to do. Press the Home and Sleep buttons simultaneously. These two buttons will save a screenshot of the devices current display and save it to a directory of your choosing.
If you need to mute the audio on the iPad, do the following. Hold the volume down button during a few seconds. That’s faster than adjusting the volume repeatedly. When you want to hear your device at a normal level again, just hold the volume down for the same amount of time.
There is an interesting way that you can turn off the sound on your device. All you need to do is press and hold volume down for a couple of seconds. Doing this is more efficient then pressing it multiple times. If you want the volume to revert back to the original level, just hold down the button again.
If you have purchased an iPad for your child and are worried about them viewing mature content, change the settings so that this type of content is blocked. Under settings, you can limit how much mature content they can see. This can block anything that you would not want your child to see.
Muting your iPad can come in handy when needed. There originally wasn’t a mute button on the first iPad. With the advent of iOS 4.3, it became possible to mute the audio easily. To quickly mute your iPad now, just press and hold the volume-down button.
When you want to copy and then paste text, tap it and click Select. Now, tap on copy, switch to another app, then tap and hold down once more. Click Paste. You can easily copy an entire paragraph in four simple taps.
Turning on your iPad’s auto brightness feature is a great way to extend battery life. Your iPad has the ability to sense room lighting and can adjust its lighting to better fit the situation. The prevents you from draining your battery unnecessarily during high light conditions. It can make a big difference in battery life between recharges. Navigate to Settings and then choose ‘Brightness & Wallpaper’.
If you are on the Internet constantly you can use the cloud storage for your iPad. This is great to store data without taking a lot of space on the hard drive of your iPad. For especially important documents, save them on both your device and the cloud.
A great resource for any question regarding your iPad is an online forum. Discussions here provide you a ton of information, plus you can ask any question you want. If you don’t feel comfortable submitting a question right away, browse the archives and eventually introduce yourself and get in on the conversations.
Think about if you want to lock your iPad’s orientation or turn off your sound with the lock key. Remember that earlier iPads are not able to do that. If you have not yet upgraded, you should download the iOS 4.3 version as soon as possible. You can also mute your iPad by pressing on the volume down button.
Your new iPad comes preloaded with a lot of apps that you might not wish to use. The catch is that not all of the pre-loaded apps can be deleted. You can put them in a folder and location where they won’t be in your way. That way, you can concentrate on the things you find most useful.
Reduce the brightness of your screen in order to increase the battery life of your iPad. This is very useful if you are out and waiting for an important email. To accomplish this, hit the Home button twice and find the icon resembling a sun.
When taking photos, you might hold the iPad on the sides. Doing this can cause the camera button to become difficult to reach and can hinder your ability to get the perfect shot. To get around this issue, use the orientation lock instead. Doing this will allow the shutter button to be a thumb’s distance away. Once you are done, use the image editor on your pictures to rotate them.
Join an online forum for iPad users. 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. There are forums specifically geared toward problems should you run into one.
You should use tabs to facilitate your browsing. You do not need to leave the site you’re on in order to go to a link. Pressing and holding a link will open up a menu with options. From this point, opt to open that link inside a new tab to remain on your current tab while the new one opens.
Has linking your iPad to a TV been something you have wanted to do? You are able to do this if you purchase a adapter. You want an Apple VGA adapter or a digital AV adapter. Either of these will work.
It is always a good idea to utilize the security features of your iPad, even if you don’t think you need them. If you happen to lose it, you wouldn’t want those with nefarious intentions having access to your personal information. So, take the necessary precautions to keep your info safe.
Keep your kids safe when they use your tablet to go online. Set the parental controls by going into the settings and choosing General > Restrictions. When you go under the restrictions tab, you should click on ‘enable. This setting will prevent any child from accessing material that is not appropriate for them. You should set restrictions for all adult type content.
Are you aware that you don’t need to use the keyboard on your iPad? It can get difficult to type on the small keyboard that’s projected on the screen. It is possible to connect any Bluetooth keyboard to your iPad. This enables you type as easily as you do on a laptop.
Do you want to turn off your notifications for connecting to a Wi-Fi network. You can stop them. In Wi-Fi under settings, get rid of the feature that prompts you to add or join networks. If you still want to join a network, don’t worry. This can easily be achieved, but you won’t have to deal with high numbers of notifications in the interim.
Have you ever needed to take a snapshot of the screen? Doing so is actually quite simple. Press the Home button and then press your Sleep/Wake button. When you see a flash, you will know that a screenshot was taken. Every screen shot saves automatically, so you need not worry about then saving them.
If you keep important personal data stored on your iPad, be sure you have a backup of that information stored on another drive. You can also set the iPad to erase your data in the event that someone attempts to access it without authorization. Go to Settings, General and then turn on Password Lock so that the data on your iPad will be wiped if someone tries to break into it.
From a game system to lifestyle tool, the iPad really does it all. This is just the start of what you can do with and learn about your iPad. With continued learning, you will be an experienced iPad user before you know it!
Viewing PDF files are hard anywhere you look, but it’s actually pretty easy to access them using your iPad and its various applications. In addition to being able to view the documents on your iPad, you can also sync up with other devices to view the documents on them. You can trade them back and forth, as well. This is great for students and businesspeople alike.