It is amazing to see how technology has advanced in the last few decades. Technology is getting stronger, but also arriving in smaller packages every year. iPad technology is racing ahead, too, so read on to find out how to take advantage of it.
When you use your iPad for listening to music, playing games, or streaming movies, your battery life will be significantly decreased. Adjust the brightness of your screen if you would like to extend the battery’s life. You will discover that the brightest settings are rarely necessary.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. To do this, press and hold on an app for a while, and it will start to jiggle. Then, drag the app over the top of a different icon and release. This creates a folder with both apps inside. You can rename the folder, too.
Your folders are now supported with iOS. Start by putting your finger on the app. As it starts jiggling, you drag the app over another icon and then let go. Instantly they will both merge into a folder named after their categories. You can also rename the folder easily.
Stay aware of the amount of money you are paying for the iPad apps that you download. When you have this device, it can be easy to pay a lot of money, just because it stores your payment details and you can easily click to buy. So it is critical to keep track of what you spend.
VPN networks are perfect for accessing remote servers. If this is something that you need to do, just go to Settings, click Network, and then turn the VPN feature on. The iPad then will ask for your server address and user name. If you lack the server address, ask a network administrator.
You can access a remote server using a VPN. You can enable this VPN connection by activating the VPN feature in the network settings. Enter the required username and server address. If you don’t know what the address is for the server, talk to the network administrator.
Be aware of any apps that constantly run on your device. Some apps can continue to run simultaneously with other things on the iPad. You can easily see the running apps by double clicking the home button. The more you have running, the more battery you’ll use, so close those you don’t need. To make the bar disappear, swipe downward.
If your iPad constantly asks you if you would like to join the Wi-Fi networks it detects, change this option. You will find an option that says to ask if you want to join networks. Choose it and you won’t have to worry about so many notification.
If your iPad freezes, perform a soft reset to reboot your device. A soft reset consists of simultaneously hitting the home and power buttons. The device will restart. Hold the home button down for several seconds to force-close an app.
Do you want to get rid of the chime when you receive a new email? You can get rid of these alerts. To do so, go to Settings and General. From this tab, choose Sounds. Here, you can turn off your New Mail sound or adjust its level.
You can easily see the video or picture you just took without clicking the camera roll. Simple swipe right with a single finger and you will see your video or photo. To see the other photos, keep swiping left.
Shortcuts make it far easier for you to send messages. Try pushing the space bar two times when you are writing something. A period and then a space will be added in. This lets you avoid doing it manually and you can send many more messages to friends.
By using shortcuts, sending messages is easy. Try pushing the space bar two times when you are writing something. A period and then a space will be added in. Thus, you will not have to do it manually, and you will be able to send a greater number of messages.
Hate having to view your iPad’s battery charge percentage? It is easy to turn off. Start out in the Settings menu. Under the General section, you will find Usage. Here you can turn off the battery display.
Now you can quickly mute your iPad. The original iPads did not have a mute button. The IOS 4.3 gave the choice of a lock switch to lock the iPad orientation or to mute the sound. All you have to do now is hold the volume down control to mute your iPad instantly.
Use the following trick to quickly mute your iPad. Just hold down the volume down button for a couple seconds. This will allow you to get the job done fast and efficiently. When ready for original volume level, simply hold the button down again.
Your iPad has a copy and paste feature. Use your finger to highlight the text, then choose the text that should be copied. After the text section is highlighted, tap again and choose to copy. Tap again, hold and choose paste and your copied text will appear.
To easily copy and paste, all that you need to do is press and hold the text and choose Select. Tapping on the text, switch to an app, and hold it down again. This will cause a menu to pop up which will allow you to paste. If you want to copy and paste a complete paragraph, tap four times.
Your new iPad comes preloaded with a lot of apps that you might not wish to use. Sadly, many can’t be deleted. Create a folder for these apps and place it toward the bottom of your home screen. This will your main page to only have the things you use often.
Go to your apps that you keep running quicker and easier! Just double click the “home” button, and you will see them all along the bottom of your current screen. This can save you lots of time.
Double click the home button to see a list of apps that are currently running. This action with show you a bar of all of your running apps. To access them, all you have to do is press the icon. This will help you remember what apps are running and let you close the ones not in use.
Forums online are a great way to learn more about your iPad. There are dozens of websites dedicated to learning more about the iPad. Sign up and talk to the member for information that will help you become an expert user.
By turning down the brightness, you increase battery life. This is extremely helpful if you’re expecting a message or email of great importance and your battery is running low. To turn down screen brightness, try double-tapping your Home icon and looking for the sun icon.
Your can choose to have the lock key on your iPad either mute the volume or lock your iPad’s orientation. Remember that earlier iPads are not able to do that. Any iPad that runs on iOS 4.3 or above will have this feature. Holding the volume button will also give you the ability to eliminate sound from your iPad.
Notifications can be controlled. If you have a lot of apps, things are always alerting you and popping up. You can tame these apps using the notifications tab of the settings app. You can save your iPad battery by deciding to turn off certain app alerts, while allowing alerts from others. This will keep your alerts for things that actually matter.
Tabs can help you browse more efficiently. If you want to click on a link, don’t worry about the previous webpage closing. Hold the link and a list of options will appear. This way you can open the new page in a separate tab.
Speak with those who have the same device that you do online. There is lots to learn from experienced users of the device. This lets you learn and share, too. Not only that, but if you have problems with the device, the forum can help you fix those problems.
Alter the amount of brightness that you have on your device during the day. The brightness can be turned down by pressing the home button two times and then choosing the proper setting. Then you can change the brightness to your taste.
You cannot move from day-to-day by swiping on the calendar. Instead, select the date from the navigation bar. The current day is marked in blue and should be easy to notice.
Your iPad is a great tool for listening to music. If you have songs in an account on iTunes, there is an easy way to get to them on your iPad. Just go to “Home Sharing” in both the iPad and iTunes. On your iPad, open the music application and click Shared. Enjoy your favorite sounds!
Do you have scratches on your screen? The iPad can withstand quite a lot of wear and tear, but a protector is a good purchase if you are seeing small scratches showing up on your screen. This avoids damage to both the iPad and your fingers.
Quite a few people think that the battery charge percentage number is annoying on their screen. Luckily, you can easily take this off of your screen. All that has to be done is getting into your settings menu, tapping general, and usage after that. You can turn the battery charge gauge off here. Do the reverse to turn it right back on.
Keep your kids safe when they use your tablet to go online. Go to your Settings menu, open up General, then Restrictions. You can enable the restrictions here. This setting will prevent any child from accessing material that is not appropriate for them. Adult content in videos, websites and shows will be restricted.
Do you find your eyes straining when reading on your iPad? Simply adjust your screen brightness to address this issue. You can go to the setting for brightness and lower it in both the Settings and the application itself.
You should enable the Find My iPad feature in case it is ever lost. This feature will tell you just the specific location of your iPad, and you can even have the power of deleting sensitive personal information from another location. This may seem like a hassle, but you will be glad you did it if you ever lose it.
Do you dislike Google search on your iPad? This can easily be accomplished in a just one step. Just choose the search engine you want from your Safari settings. Then choose the search engine of your choice. You will be given an option to use Bing, Google or Yahoo.
Do you want to turn off your Wi-Fi notifications? This is easy to turn off. You can go to settings, then turn the networks join feature off. There is no need to worry if you would still like to join networks. It is still possible, but you will not have to see notifications popping up at all times.
Did you ever consider connecting your iPad and television? This can be done with a separately available adapter. Look for an Apple VGA adapter or a digital AV adapter. Either of these will work.
Does your iPad contain personal information? If so, then ensure that you backup your iPad in case you lose it or someone steals it. You can also set the iPad to erase your data in the event that someone attempts to access it without authorization. This feature can be found under your general settings. Simply click Password Lock and turn it on. This feature will erase your data if a password is entered incorrectly ten times.
You should make sure you’re thinking about security when letting your children browse the Internet using your iPad. Access your Settings menu, then choose General and Restrictions. You can then get to where you can enable setting restrictions. Your child will be unable to see anything that isn’t age appropriate. This can include websites, online shows and videos that are adult in nature.
There are a number of choices in technology devices these days, and the iPad is one of the most popular. When you make the choice to purchase an iPad, you should take some time to understand all that it can do. This article is a starting point, but keep looking for information out there.
Backup your iPad. It’s also a good idea to set your iPad up so it erases all stored data if a break-in attempt is made. This feature can be found under your general settings. Simply click Password Lock and turn it on. This feature will erase your data if a password is entered incorrectly ten times.