The iPad is not a hot seller for nothing. There is so much you can do and it makes common tasks easier. To make sure you get the most out of your iPad, you need to learn how all of the functions on the device work. Continue reading for some great tips and advice about iPad usage.
You can easily access all running apps on an iPad. Just double-click the Home button, and all the apps that are running will display at the bottom of the screen. If you want to bring up that app, just tap its icon on the bar. When you’re done, swipe the screen downwards to hide the bar.
You will be using VPN networks if you are trying to get in contact with remote servers. You can connect to VPN connections using the iPad by navigating to Network, which is located under Settings, and turning on VPN. Before establishing a VPN connection, you will need to provide credentials such as a username or server address. If you are not sure what the server address is, you should contact the person who administrate the VPN network.
Which apps are running? A lot of iPad apps are designed to run as background processes. 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 currently running will appear in a bar at the bottom of your screen. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.
Is there anything more annoying than accidentally launching a seriously noisy app? Mute the volume quick by pressing and then holding your volume down button. Do this until you can’t hear anything. If you need a mute button, change your settings so your lock orientation button becomes a mute button.
Tablet typing isn’t simple. A simple way to enter text is to use the speech dictation function. Push Home twice and then hit the microphone. Once you finish, hit that microphone once more and you will see in text what you have spoken aloud.
Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. When you’re in the Safari browser, tap the link and hold it until the menu for options appears. Then just pick to open the page in a brand new tab. You’ll still have your other page handy.
Are you annoyed or distracted by the constant battery life percentage displayed on your iPad’s screen? If so, then it’s possible to turn this off, and it’s quite simple. At the outset, access the Settings Menu. From here, click on Usage which is found under the General section. You can quickly turn on or off the battery display.
Wouldn’t you like to track a lost iPad? Go to Settings, then iCloud. Then type your Apple ID. Choose the option to “Find my iPad.” This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
Because iPads are expensive, it is a good idea to care for them properly. Get a screen protection if you plan on transporting your iPad. These are thin plastic and give heightened protection to the screen area of the iPad. To keep your iPad looking like new, use a damp soft cloth to wipe off the front and back. Never use window cleaners or other types of household cleaners on your iPad.
Sales from iPads have really increased recently due to the myriad of features offered. Use the information you’ve learned to get the most from your iPad. Enjoy getting to know your fantastic device and good luck!