iPads are incredibly simple to use. Download some apps and you’re good to go, right? It’s actually much more complicated and this article will make it less so.
You can now create folders with your 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. Doing this will create a new folder, and inside you will be able to access either app, and it will automatically be named by category. You can then rename this folder if you like.
Be sure not to overdo your iPad app spending. Because of the iPad’s convenient features, you can end up spending much more money than you like. The iPad saves your credit card information and you can click away without thinking. So, always be aware of how much you are spending so that it doesn’t get out of control.
VPN networks allow for access to remote servers. You can connect to VPN connections using the iPad by navigating to Network, which is located under Settings, and turning on VPN. You will be asked to provide a server address and a username. If you don’t have the server address, contact the network administrator.
When the iPad freezes up, do a soft reboot. Simultaneously hold down the Power and Home buttons for several seconds. Your device then restarts itself. If you want an application to shut down, hold your home button down for several seconds.
Many people struggle to type on tablets, but it gets easier over time. There is a button that allows you to do speech dictation. Push Home twice and then hit the microphone. After you finish speaking, push the icon once more to see text.
If you are in the habit of reading the instruction manual for everything that you buy, you need to know that the iPad’s manual is only available via download. Apple believes in a paperless environment, and they prefer offering it digitally instead of in print.
It can be irritating hearing a chime every time you get an email on your iPad. Are you aware that this can be turned off? Under general in settings, you can alter the sounds. Select Sounds under the General heading. Then you can change the volume or even turn off the sound for new mail.
Do you find the battery charge percentage a bit distracting on the screen of your iPad? It may be useful to know that they are easy to turn off. Begin by entering the menu for your Settings. You will find Usage under General. Here, you will be able to turn off the display of battery percentage.
It’s fairly easy to grab a quick screenshot on your iPad. Just hold the home and sleep button simultaneously. Then you will have a screenshot you can organize with your other photos.
If you often use the Internet, don’t forget the cloud functions your iPad offers. This is terrific for storing information without using hard drive space on your iPad. Important documents should be stored in both locations.
Did you know that the iPad has the ability to cut and paste snippets of text? Tap the text you intend to copy and hold your finger down, then choose “select” from the popup menu that appears. Press again to highlight the text, and then press Copy. Paste that text by just tapping, holding, and choosing Paste.
Almost everyone has heard of iTunes, but most people do not realize all the things they can do with it. For example, iTunes U. You are able to locate podcasts with educational themes on a variety of different subjects, which is great for growing your knowledge base.
If you want to take pictures with your iPad, you may think holding the sides is the best way to go about it. Doing this can cause the camera button to become difficult to reach and can hinder your ability to get the perfect shot. Make use of the orientation lock. Doing so keeps the button right by your thumb. Once you’ve captured the photo, the image editor can be used to rotate your images or videos.
A way to extend the battery life of your iPad is to lower the screen brightness. Try this option if you are concerned about your battery life while waiting for an urgent email or message. To change the brightness, just double tap your Home button and touch the icon shaped like the sun.
It is always wise to secure your iPad. It’s always possible that you could lose it, and your iPad typically contains lots of personal information, such as phone numbers, emails, and maybe even your bank information or social security number.
Control all of the notifications you get. If you use many apps, chances are they are often popping up or alerting you with sound. You can remedy this by choosing Settings and then Notifications. For apps that you no longer want to alerts from, you can simply disable them and leave the others active. It also gives the option to decide which applications are most important.
Have you been dissatisfied with Google searches using iPad? You can use a different search engine if you wish. Go to Settings, choose Safari, then choose Search Engine. Choose your new search engine from the list. You can use Yahoo or Bing instead.
iPads are fun and easy to use, but they’re even better when you know all the power user tricks. Beginning here should have you pointed in the right direction when wanting to use the iPad. Understanding how to do things the right way can help your iPad be everything you want it to be.