As an iPad owner, you have probably noticed that this device is intuitive. Just tap a button and presto! It works, right? There is more to the iPad than that, so keep reading to learn about it all.
You can get to all the running apps on your tablet. Double-clicking on the Home key shows all open apps at once. This is a great way to switch between apps. To get rid of this bar, swipe the screen in a downward direction.
You can access a remote server using a VPN. If you need to establish a VPN connection with your iPad, go to the network tab of your settings and activate the VPN feature. You’ll be prompted to enter a username, as well as a server address. Speak with a member of the network administration team to assist if you cannot do this.
Did you accidentally start an app that is noisy? To quickly mute the iPad’s volume, just hold down the volume button. If you find yourself needing a mute button often, you can set the screen lock button to work as a permanent mute button.
If WiFi join notifications annoy you, simply get rid of them. Go to Settings and opt for the Ask to Join Network option. By selecting that, you’ll no longer receive all of the invites.
You don’t need to press the small camera icon that’s found near the bottom left of the screen to see videos or pictures you just took. Swipe to your right using a finger, and there is your video or picture. Swipe left in a continuous motion to see prior photos.
Adjust the settings in order to see more than just two lines from emails prior to opening them. Go to settings and then to mail, locate the preview setting. Select the number of lines you’d like to see. Now you’ll be able to see every email that you have in your inbox, which really speeds things up.
Do you find it irritating that you have to constantly tap your bookmarks icon to view your favorite sites? Enable your bookmarks bar for permanent status, and you will never again have this issue. Enter the Settings menu, select Safari, and enable Always Show Bookmarks.
You can set your iPad to block mature content if your child will be using it. All you have to do is turn the parental control feature on through the settings menu. You can restrict mature films, bad language, and inappropriate content.
Set up FaceTime with your phone numbers and emails. The default option is to use FaceTime with your primary email, but this can be changed. If you have more than one email or number, the settings section is where you want to go.
It is easy to access running applications quickly. All you must do is to click Home twice, and they appear at the lower edge of the screen. The easy tip will save you quite a bit of time scrolling through pages and pages of apps trying to find the one you are looking for.
Isn’t it the worst when you don’t know where a hyperlink will take you? You can easily solve this. Since hovering over a word isn’t possible, you’ll need to press and hold the hyperlinked word. The URL associated with the hyperlink will be displayed.
To protect your battery’s life, set the brightness to auto brightness. Using this option, your iPad can adjust its lighting to match the lighting where you are. This will help preserve the battery, which means you can use your iPad longer without having to plug it in. Go to Settings and then Brightness & Wallpaper to change it.
The lock key can either lock orientation or mute the tablet. Keep in mind that the original iPads did not have this feature. As long as you are running iOS 4.3 or higher, you have the option. Holding down the “volume down” key allows you to mute the iPad as well.
Multitask your web browsing experience using tabs. Why depart from the webpage you are browsing just because you are clicking on a link? Rather than tap the link, push down on it and options will appear. Select “Open Link in New Tab” and you’ll be able to go back whenever you wish.
There are two ways you can view PDFs on the iPad. You can place a PDF inside of iTunes and then sync it up with your iPad or if your would like you could also email a PDF to your iPad. Use both methods until you figure out which one you prefer. You may like both methods depending on what your needs are at the time.
You should enable the Find My iPad feature in case it is ever lost. Doing this will permit you to locate your iPad; it will also make it possible for you to remotely delete information stored on it. You will be incredibly grateful to have enabled this feature should your iPad ever become lost or stolen.
Important information stored on the iPad should always be backed up. You can also set up your iPad to delete personal information should someone try to get into it. Go to “Password Lock” in settings and choose erase data.
When you are browsing with Safari, the top of the title window can be clicked to go to the beginning of any page. A lot of people scroll up manually but you can save time if you don’t do this. It is much faster to tap the title window and be on your way.
If your television is an Apple, you can stream content from your iPad to view on it. The icon for Airplay will allow you to see what’s able to be shown. Just give it a tap and whatever is on the screen will show up on the television set.
Even though it is quite simple to use, you get more out of it once you learn everything about it. This article is a great place to begin learning, but you need to seek out more. Understanding how to do things the right way can help your iPad be everything you want it to be.