The iPad is a wonderful device. You can listen to music or search the web. But, if you are not properly educated about it, you won’t be using it to your advantage. Read below to figure out how you can get the most out of your tablet.
Accessing the running apps is easy. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. This is a great way to switch between apps. When you’re done, swipe the screen downwards to hide the bar.
You can use VPN to access a server remotely. You can connect to VPN connections using the iPad by navigating to Network, which is located under Settings, and turning on VPN. You are going to be prompted for both your username and the address of the server. If you are unsure about the address, talk to your network administrator.
Watch the amount of money you are putting out for iPad applications. iTunes makes it simple to just click and buy once you have entered your credit card or gift card information. So, it’s important to keep your eye on what you’re spending.
If your iPad constantly asks you if you would like to join the Wi-Fi networks it detects, change this option. There is an opportunity for you to turn this off. Choose this and all those invitations will stop.
All you have to do is utilize a VPN network to get to the remote servers. There is an icon in your iPad’s menu to activate a remote server through a VPN network. Just look under the network tab. You will be able to put in a server address and then your user name. Speak with a member of the network administration team to assist if you cannot do this.
It is not necessary to tap the camera roll to look at your pictures. All you have to do is swipe the screen right and your video or picture will appear. To view other photos you have stores, swipe toward the left side of the screen.
You can easily see what apps are running on your iPad. You can run many iPad’s apps in the back while you are doing other things. If you want to know which apps are currently active, all you need to do quickly tap the home button two times in succession. The apps you have running are going to show up near the screen’s bottom. After you have a chance to look through everything, simply swipe down and the bar will go away.
You can change your email settings to preview more of your email. Go to the Settings, go to the section that says Mail and seek out the setting that says Preview. Reset the number so that it shows five lines at one time You are now able to read more of one email in the inbox, and you can skim over them more effectively.
Want your iPad to stop asking you to join networks? Go to Settings and then Wi-Fi and look for Ask to Join. Select that and you will no longer be bugged by all of the incoming invites.
Are you annoyed when your iPad audibly alerts you to every new email? You can shut off that feature. Tap on “Settings”, and then select “General”. Tap Sounds. You may turn off the New Mail sound, or lower its volume.
If you want to charge your iPad quickly, avoid using an iPhone charger. The two devices both operate at different wattages – the iPhone at 5 watts and the iPad at 10 watts. And their chargers follow suit. Using an iPhone charger to fully charge an iPad battery will take quite a long time. Stick with the charger sent with the iPad.
There is an easier way to open your favorite websites than tapping the bookmarks icon. You can permanently turn on your Bookmarks bar. Turn the Always Show Bookmark bar option on in your Settings menu.
It is always best to read the manual of the products you buy, but the only way to get a manual for your iPad is to download it. Their products do not include a physical manual, but the downloadable version includes in-depth information regarding all applicable uses.
You can easily take screenshots while using your iPad. The home and sleep buttons pressed together will take a screenshot. Then you will have a screenshot you can organize with your other photos.
The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. It is possible to shut this sound off. Just go to Settings then General. You should then select the Sounds menu. You can shut off the new mail alert or reduce its level.
To quickly copy and paste on an iPad, tap and hold down the desired text and then pick select. Now, tap on copy, switch to another app, then tap and hold down once more. A pop-up menu will appear, from which you should tap ‘paste.’ If you want to copy and paste a paragraph, you will need to click the area four times.
To easily copy and paste, all that you need to do is press and hold the text and choose Select. Then click Copy, go where you want to paste, then tap again. Again, a menu will come up, this time tap “paste.” For an entire paragraph, you need to press four times.
Take advantage of the iPad’s brightness features to extend battery life. This feature senses the ambient light in the room and adjusts the backlight to suit your surroundings. This is a good way to get more from your battery. Go to Settings and then Brightness & Wallpaper to change it.
How do you avoid the frustration of an unknown hyperlink when browsing on your iPad? The solution is really quite simple. On your computer, all you have to do is put your mouse on the word and the URL will appear. On your iPad, just tap and hold onto the word. This action will show you the URL that the word will take you to.
Most iPad users find the battery charge icon annoying. Fortunately, it is simple to remove. Go to settings, then go to general, and then usage. Then you can toggle it on or off. If you later wish to replace it, visit the same places.
Security is key to iPad safety. You might lose it and people will have access to everything from your emails to your bank information.
You can control all of the notifications you receive. Sometimes, it can be a hassle when you have numerous application notifications popping up. Go to the settings and choose notifications. This way, you can manage which apps give you alerts and turn off apps that you don’t need constant alerts from. That way, you only get alerts from apps that are important to you.
A lot of folks think the battery percentage gauge is a very annoying feature on an iPad. Thankfully, it is pretty easy to remove it from the screen. Just go to Settings, General, then Usage. Here, you’re able to switch this off. If you need to place it back, then just follow the steps again.
See a PDF with two different methods. Your PDF can either be inputted into iTunes and synced with your iPad, or you can just email the documents to yourself. Try both methods and perhaps you could use iTunes to access PDFs at home and send emails to yourself when you cannot access your home computer.
Know that the calendar area doesn’t let you go from one date to another via swiping. Instead, you need to utilize the iPad’s navigation bar, which is situated near the bottom of your screen. Blue marks the current day, which is easily noticeable.
If you want to copy text on your iPad, just double tap the keyword. Copying a paragraph won’t work well that way. Four taps on the text will copy a whole paragraph for you. This also works well for email and website addresses.
There are two ways you can view PDFs on the iPad. Send it to yourself through email on your device or open it up in iTunes. Do both to see what works best for you, or you might change what you do depending on the situation.
Do the Wi-Fi settings drive you crazy? You can turn off this option. Go to your Settings menu, and turn off the setting that asks if you want to join networks. If at some point you decide to join up with a network, there is no need to worry. It is still possible to do so; the only thing that will change is you will not receive continual notifications.
Did you know you can connect your TV to your iPad? You can, you just need a separately purchased adapter. Just look for an Apple VGA adapter or a digital AV adapter. Each one works well.
If you keep personal data in your tablet, it is critical you back it up for if you lose the tablet or someone steals it. If you’d like to take a further precaution, you can have your iPad automatically wipe its memory if a thief tries to break in. 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.
Your iPad supports the Street View option of Google Maps. Type in an address to get a red pin on the map you are viewing. 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.
Is your iPad’s screen constantly getting scratched? You should protect your device if you notice it getting scratched. This will help protect your iPad from serious damage in case you drop it, and it also prevents your fingers from making tiny cuts.
When using Safari, you can easily jump to the beginning of the page by clicking the top of the title window. This is a good trick if you do not want to waste your time scrolling up. Tapping your title window helps speed things up.
To copy text on your iPad, simply double tap a keyword. However, it can be hard to copy a whole paragraph by using that one method. Tap the chosen text four times which will copy the entire paragraph. This doesn’t just work for paragraphs, it works for the URL bar as well as addresses.
If you also own an Apple TV, you can use the iPad to stream content to your TV. Check the Airplay icon to find out what is available for streaming. Simply tap it, and the content that you are looking at will show up on your television screen in just a few seconds, whether it is a video or a slideshow.
If you also own an Apple TV, you can use the iPad to stream content to your TV. You can tell what content can be streamed by the Airplay icon; if you touch it, it can display an image, slideshow, and even a video on your television.
If you’re not able to charge your iPad using the front of the computer, consider trying the back. USB powers tend to have lower power in the front of the computer, as USB powers can be different. If this kind of recharging is just not successful at all, get a USB adapter for a standard wall outlet.
Be sure you iPad’s history is checked prior to letting others use your iPad. Someone else could see something that you intended to be a surprise or wanted to keep private. Your browser will automatically load the most recent page you visited; therefore, it’s a good idea to always navigate to another website after viewing a private one.
Now that you’ve read this article, you will be able to accomplish more with your iPad. Remember and share each of these tips that you learned. As you gain knowledge, you can also help others.
If you use your iPad to watch a lot of videos, think about getting a long power cord. You can see your videos while you charge the iPad and just use the internal battery when you go out.