Your iPad is capable of improving your life in many ways. You may know some of its capabilities, but additional tips can optimize your experience. You can access social media sites, do your finances and much more with your iPad. Keep reading!
Streaming, gaming, or music can cause battery life to deplete faster. One way to extend the life of your battery charge is to adjust the screen brightness. It is unlikely that you will prefer the brightest setting and the improvement will be worth it.
There is an easier way to view the video or picture you have just taken besides the film icon in the bottom corner. Simple swipe right with a single finger and you will see your video or photo. To view previous photos you have taken, just keep swiping to the left.
If you want to charge your iPad as quickly as possible, do not use an iPhone charger. The wattage required by the iPad is twice as much as that for the iPhone. It will take much longer to fully charge your iPad if you use the iPhone’s charger. For best results, use the charger that came with your iPad.
Want a manual for your iPad? You’ll have to download it. Apple believes in a paperless environment, and they prefer offering it digitally instead of in print.
The little beeps every time you get an email can be quite annoying. Are you aware that this can be turned off? First, go to your Settings and then General. When you are in General, then go to Sounds. You will be able to turn the sound off here or adjust the volume.
You can block mature content if your child has an iPad. Go to the menu for settings and set up filters for mature content. You can block mature films and anything else that is labeled adult and/or has bad language.
If you spend a lot of time online, you will find the cloud servers your iPad can access very useful. Doing so can save your information without running out of HD space. Ensure that your important documents are shored on your iPad and the cloud.
It is possible to copy and paste words using your iPad. Select the text you wish to copy after tapping the screen. Tap once more after the text appears in yellow highlight. Then select Copy. Finally, to paste the text, hold at the target location and choose “paste” from the popup menu.
Most people know that they can use the iTunes store to buy apps, but they often don’t know about its less-often-used features. There is an interesting feature of the iTunes store called iTunes U. There are many educational podcasts and you can learn a lot.
iPads come with apps many don’t ever use. Many of these apps cannot be deleted. Just group them in a folder and stick it on the last page of your apps. This ensures your home screen is full of apps you actually need.
You can decide if you want to mute your sound or not. Please note, early iPad versions don’t have this feature. If you are using iOS 4.3 or more, you have this option. Holding down the “volume down” key allows you to mute the iPad as well.
Reduce the brightness on your device, which can kill your battery. This is good to know if you need to save your battery because you are expecting an email. To do this, double-click the Home button, swipe to the left and adjust the slide with the sun icon.
Although you may deem it unnecessary, it is smart putting a safety feature on the iPad. You may lose it and a lot of personal information is on there.
Make sure that your notifications are managed. If tons of applications are on your device, you probably deal with lots of notifications. You can control them by accessing Notifications in the Settings menu. Doing so lets you remove the less useful notifications from your home screen. That keeps alerts to only the most important notifications.
There are many online communities for iPad users. It’s possible to learn a lot from people who are using the iPad in many different kinds of ways. It is a great way for you to give back to the community too! Not only that, but if you have problems with the device, the forum can help you fix those problems.
Would you like to get more out of your iPad than Google can provide? There is a way that you can change this. Select Search Engine under the Safari tab of Settings. Pick another search engine from that list. There will be several options like Yahoo or Bing.
You will notice that the calendar option on the iPad does not permit swiping. You can select the appropriate date using the navigation bar. Blue marks the current day, which is easily noticeable.
Always turn on Find My iPad in case you lose yours. This notifies you of the exact location of a lost or stolen iPad. Some people do not like the phone to track where there are, but this feature definitely has more benefits than negatives.
Do you want to turn off your notifications for connecting to a Wi-Fi network. If so, there is a way to turn this off. Go to Settings>Wi-Fi, and then choose the “Ask to Join” feature. Turn it off. Do not worry if you would still like to join a particular network. You will still be able to, but you won’t be pestered by never-ending notifications.
You’ve probably wanted to save an image using your iPad before. Making this happen is quite easy indeed. Simply tap the image and hold your finger for a couple seconds. You will prompted to save it. It will go into your pictures and you can see it there.
Since you now are more informed on how to used the iPad, you can start using it more effectively. You should continue to learn as much as possible and discover the unending opportunities at your fingertips. Before long it will become indispensable in your life and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.