There are many different uses for your iPad. Add a keyboard, and it’s a simple word processing tool. Others use it to play games, and even add on accessories like joysticks. Add an appropriate application, and you can do video conferencing. Read this article for some useful tips on how to get the most out of your iPad.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. You can start by holding down on your app until it jiggles, and then place it on top of a related app. This action will make a folder that contains both apps named with whatever category the apps are. You can rename the folder, if you like.
You don’t have to use the film roll icon to look at pictures. Just do a one-finger swipe to see your photo or video. Simply wipe to the left in order to check out older pictures or videos.
Change the settings in your inbox so you’re able to see more than a couple of lines in an email. Open the settings app, then choose “mail” on the left side. Next, tap on the “preview” setting. Select “5 lines” for example. This will allow you to see more of your message for quicker skimming.
It’s essential that you take good care of your iPad. The first thing to keep in mind is that it should never be placed in direct sunlight or inside a place that is extremely hot. Also, your battery will be drained faster than usual. Also, make sure that you do not put it any place where it will come in contact with liquids. A cover is a wise investment for your iPad.
Easily find your running apps fast! You simply have to quickly click the home button twice to bring up a list of running apps. This trick will save you time, versus scrolling through separate screens to find what you are looking for.
Your new iPad comes preloaded with a lot of apps that you might not wish to use. Many of these apps cannot be deleted. You can place these programs in a folder, then move the folder to a different page. You can then focus on getting down to business.
Multitask your web browsing experience using tabs. If you want to click on a link, don’t worry about the previous webpage closing. Instead of tapping on a link, hold it and you will have access to a menu. Choose “open link in new tab” so that both the new page and previous page will remain open.
The iPad allows you to change your screen’s brightness. The screen is naturally bright, but you can dim it through the brightness controls. You can find these settings by double clicking your Home button, then swiping through. You can alter the brightness and save some battery life.
Use your iPad to enjoy music purchased from iTunes. If you do not wish to reinstall everything from your iTunes account, there is a way to avoid that. Select Home sharing in both your iPad and iTunes account. Next, visit the Music application on your device, hit More and then Shared. Then enjoy your music!
You can easily take a screenshot with your iPad. You can do this by pressing the button that says sleep/wake after you have tapped the home button. A click will sound and a flash will appear. This lets you know that you’ve successfully taken the photo. Screen captures are saved to your photo reel, and are treated just like any other picture so you can export and email them.
Have you been dissatisfied with Google searches using iPad? This is simple to change. Select Search Engine under the Safari tab of Settings. Look at the options, then simply select an alternate search engine. Bing, Yahoo and Google are the choices which can be selected.
The calender doesn’t let you go from one calendar day to another by just swiping it. To look at a certain date, try using the navigation bar that is near the bottom of your screen. Today’s date will be colored blue and easily recognizable.
If you would like to toggle between multiple apps without returning to the main area, hit the home button twice and all of the apps you are running will appear. Click on whatever app you want to view. To go back to the previous app, repeat the procedure.
Is your screen getting scratched up? 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. Not only do these devices protect your iPad’s screen, they also protect your fingers.
If the hardware volume controls on your iPad are disabled, you need to open the settings menu and choose General > Sounds. Your Change with Buttons option must be On. You can also use the volume slider here to fine-tune your volume.
Has saving an image been something you wish to do on the iPad? It will not cause you any headaches to do this. The only thing you need to do is give it a tap and hold it down. This prompts you to save the image. A copy of it will be stored on your iPad and you can access it whenever you like.
If your television is an Apple, you can stream content from your iPad to view on it. Airplay lets you see what you can stream, so tap it and no matter if you’re looking at a video or a slideshow, it will show on your TV within seconds.
Ensure you are regularly checking your iPad’s history prior to allowing others to handle your iPad. You should not open your browser and have it display some kind of compromising picture. Just go to Google and let that be the last visited page.
From playing games, to doing homework, to chatting with friends, there is so much you can do with the iPad. You just need a little knowledge of how to set up the iPad for your specific needs. Enjoy these tips and your iPad.