So, you have now decided to get yourself a brand new iPad. This is a big decision, and it is one that can can serve your personal or business needs. To make the most of your iPad experience, there are some things you should understand first. In this article, you’ll find information that will be helpful before and after your purchase.
The latest operating system for the iPad supports folders. To create a folder, you will need to place and hold a finger on the app until it begins to jiggle. Once it is jiggling, drag your finger and app to another icon and release. Your iPad will then create a folder with both apps. The folder will show the name representing the category associated with those apps. Also, you can rename the folder to increase your level of personalization.
Do you get irked each time you get a message from your iPad wanting to know if you want to join a new wifi network that it has just picked up? This feature can be turned off if you go to the settings. Select Wi-Fi, and from there, you can turn off this feature.
Does your iPad prompt you to join new wifi networks all the time? This prompt can be totally eliminated by checking your device 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.
There is an easier way to view the video or picture you have just taken besides the film icon in the bottom corner. Just do a one-finger swipe to see your photo or video. To view other photos you have stores, swipe toward the left side of the screen.
Keep track of the apps your are running. Many of the apps the iPad runs are able to stay in the background when you’re doing other things. If you would like to view the current apps that are running, double click the Home icon. Current apps will show up along the screen’s bottom. Swipe down to get rid of the bar when you are done.
There is a way that you can safeguard your phone with a password for protection. Your phone will be wiped if there are 10 failed login attempts.
If privacy is a big concern for you, you can set the iPad to erase its data if too many login attempts fail in a row. If someone can’t figure out the password after 10 tries, all the data on your phone will be erased.
You may be annoyed by the chiming whenever you get an email. Did you know you can turn off this annoying feature? First you need to go to Settings>General. When you are in General, then go to Sounds. Turn off the chime or adjust the volume of it.
It is good to understand the right way to take care of an iPad. Try to move your device out of the sun and heat, as this can cause burnout. The heat will hurt your battery life. Avoid placing it near liquids. Do yourself a favor, and buy a padded cover that will protect your precious device.
There is a way to locate your iPad if it becomes misplaced. Simply enter the Settings menu and access iCloud. Enter your Apple ID before turning on the Find My iPad feature. Therefore, if you ever lose your device, you can visit iCloud.com to find it.
Do you wish you could get to your bookmarked favorite sites quicker and easier? It is possible for your bookmark option to be permanent. Search out Safari within the Settings menu. Change the Always Show Bookmarks to On and you’re done.
Want to be able to find your iPad if you lose it? Go to your Settings and tap on iCloud. Add your unique Apple ID and select “Find My iPad” at the screen’s bottom. Then you can visit iCloud.com to find your iPad.
Because iPads are not cheap, it makes sense to care for yours well. Screen protectors for the iPad are quite popular. Screen protectors are simply thin plastic and give you more protection. When it’s time to clean the screen on your iPad, take a water dampened soft cloth and wipe it off. Don’t use window cleaner or other household cleaning supplies.
Screenshots are simple to take. The home and sleep buttons pressed together will take a screenshot. The screenshot will be taken, and you can look at it from the photo area of your iPad.
The iPad is not only great for music, but it is great for podcasts too. They allow you to access a radio clip on just about anything you can think of. If your radio stations aren’t playing any good music, then try some podcasts. You are sure to find any number of topics that interest you.
If you want to mute the volume on the iPad, try this. Just press and hold the “volume down” key for two seconds. Doing this is more efficient then pressing it multiple times. Hold it down again when you are ready to return the volume to its original level.
To extend the battery life of your iPad, turn down the screen brightness. This can help when you need to have as much battery life as possible. On the Home page of your iPad, you can change the screen’s brightness by adjusting the setting that shows as a sun icon.
An iPad isn’t cheap, so take care of it well. A lot of people get screen protectors. This is plastic which adheres to the screen and protects it. However, it’s important that you clean your iPad’s screen with a soft, slightly damp cloth. Avoid using any cleaning products on your iPad’s screen.
Make the most of tabs when you are on the Internet. You do not have to close a webpage when you click on a link that opens another. By holding the link instead of tapping it, you will bring up an options menu. Then, it is possible to visit your link though a totally new tab, which keeps the old one open too.
When you want to copy and then paste text, tap it and click Select. Then press copy, go to another application, then press and hold again. This will cause a menu to pop up which will allow you to paste. You can also highlight a whole paragraph; tap it around four times.
Your iPad can listen to all your iTunes music. If you have iTunes, you don’t need to download the songs again with this solution. Simply enable ‘Home Sharing’. Next, visit your existing music app on iPad. Click More followed by Shared. Everything is now set up for your listening pleasure.
Go to your apps that you keep running quicker and easier! Just double-tap the home button, and you will see them on the bottom of the screen. That one trick saves you time so you don’t need to scroll through everything to find what you need.
The iPad takes screenshots quite simply. Just press the home and sleep/wake buttons at the same time. The screen will flash and you will hear a click. This lets you know that you’ve successfully taken the photo. This can be found under your saved pictures.
If you are on the Internet constantly you can use the cloud storage for your iPad. It keeps your content off the hard drive, leaving you space. Make sure that you save critical documents to both your iPad and the cloud.
Make sure your iPad contains a security feature, even though you may think this is unnecessary. It is impossible to know when you might lose an iPad accidentally or to theft.
In the Google Maps app, the Street View can be used. Search until you see a red pin on the map. Tap the pin and choose the person icon to load the street view.
Many people are annoyed by the on-screen indicator listing how much charge their battery holds. However, you can get it off of your screen rather simply. Navigate to Settings, select General, and find Usage. Here you can disable it. Follow the exact same sequence of steps should you ever wish to re-enable it.
The iPad no longer includes the cool navigation and applications fail to load quickly. Even after clearing out information that you no longer use or need, is it still taking longer than you would like it to when you are trying to get things done? Start storing less important data or pictures on the cloud. This should free enough space for your apps to run properly.
Do you find reading e-books on the iPad hurts your eyes? Adjusting the brightness will help cure this problem and make reading enjoyable once again. Do this by accessing your settings and adjusting the brightness level, or use the eBook app to reduce the brightness by utilizing the dedicated slider.
When you are using an iPad, copying text to the clipboard is very simple. All you need to do is double-tap the text you want to copy. You can also copy an entire paragraph at once. Four taps on the text will copy a whole paragraph for you. This doesn’t just work for paragraphs, it works for the URL bar as well as addresses.
Have you noticed that your screen is really scratched up? Although your iPad can sustain lots of damage, whenever you notice tiny scratches, then you should probably put on a screen protector. It protects both your iPad and your fingers from getting scratched.
Put parental controls in place on your iPad. Go to Settings, General, and then Restrictions. When you are there, press the Enable Restrictions choice. This setting will prevent any child from accessing material that is not appropriate for them. Anything adult will be blocked.
Keep your children protected while they are browsing the Internet on an iPad. Visit the Settings menu, then General, followed by Restrictions. When you get there, hit your “enable restrictions” button. This keeps your children safe. All adult programs, websites and videos are now blocked.
Are you becoming tired of the constant Wi-Fi notifications? If so, there is a way to turn this off. Within the settings menu look for the Wi-Fi sub-section, locate the ‘Ask to Join Networks’ and disable this. If at some point you decide to join up with a network, there is no need to worry. You can easily join at any time without the notifications annoying you constantly.
Do you want to access PDF files with your iPad? Simply send them to your email and then open them through iBooks. If you use the book tab that is in the iTunes app, you can sync your PDFs with the iPad.
Would you like to access your .pdf documents on the iPad? You will have to send whatever PDF files you have to your email and open it in iBooks. You can also sync your computer’s PDFs and your iPad. There is a tab for books on your iTunes app.
Always back up your stored information in the event that your iPad gets lost or stolen. In addition, it’s possible to set the iPad to eliminate all information when someone attempts to use it. Under the “Password Lock” feature, select the general settings tab, and click to delete information if an incorrect password is entered into your device 10 times.
Get to the sounds under general settings if your side buttons aren’t performing their functions. Set the Change with Buttons to On and the buttons will work. Additionally, you can find the volume slider option here.
Have you ever seen something on your iPad that you want to keep? Making this happen is not complicated. Simply tap the image and hold your finger for a couple seconds. Then, you will be given the save image notification and have the ability to save it to your pictures. It keeps a copy on the iPad that is easy to access when you want.
You can use your iPad for your leisure time or to work more efficiently. It is easy to fully reap the benefits of the iPad, but there are some things you need to know. Use these tips to make your iPad usage all the more enjoyable!
You can share podcasts with family or friends easily using your iPad. You can share one you are currently listening to without having to stop it. Just press the Email icon and send it away. You will be presented with the opportunity to select your recipients and you can send it right then.