So, you hope to soon own an iPad? Your business and personal life will really benefit from this smart decision. There are some important things you need to know to use your iPad to the fullest extent. Read on to learn all you can.
Buying apps can be like buying drugs, so budget accordingly. It’s easy to rack up credit card bills with such engaging and entertaining applications that are just a click away. Keep to a budget to ensure you don’t overspend.
You can access remote servers through a VPN network. The VPN feature on an iPad can be activated by entering the network section of the settings menu. You will then be asked for a username and a server address. If you don’t know what the address is for the server, talk to the network administrator.
A lot of people find it hard to type on tablets, but it gets easier the more you do it. There is a solution to this in the form of speech dictation on your iPad. Push Home twice and then hit the microphone. After you finish speaking, push that icon again, and what you’ve said will appear as text.
You can easily take screenshots while using your iPad. Simultaneously mash down the Home and Sleep buttons. It will take the screenshot and save it with your pictures.
Need to quickly mute your iPad? Try this. Hold the volume down button during a few seconds. This is easier than having to keep readjusting the volume. Repeat the process if you want to get back to the default setting.
Do your best to take care of your iPad so you do not have to replace this expensive device anytime soon. Quite a few people find that screen protectors work well with their iPads. Although the screen protectors are made of plastic and are very thin, they can help protect the screen of your iPad. Use a soft microfiber cloth when cleaning your iPad screen. Refrain from using any household or window cleaners when cleaning your iPad.
If you want to copy text quickly, just press and hold the text to be copied. Next, choose copy and go into the field that you want the text. This will cause a menu to pop up which will allow you to paste. You can also highlight a whole paragraph; tap it around four times.
It is easy to access running applications quickly. Simply double click on the home button, and they’ll instantly appear in the lower portion of your 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.
The same light settings are not necessary when you are in different environments, which is why you are given the option to change that. The brightness can be turned down by pressing the home button two times and then choosing the proper setting. You will then be able to adjust the brightness in function of the environment.
Lots of people get annoyed by the battery percentage icon. The removal process is actually incredibly easy! To turn off, simply go into your General Settings and click Usage. You will find an option to turn it off. If you decide you want it back at a later date, simply repeat the process.
Notifications can be controlled. Having a large number of apps can result in numerous and constant alerts. Go to Settings, then Notifications. You can save your iPad battery by deciding to turn off certain app alerts, while allowing alerts from others. This allows you to restrain the alerts to only the most important apps.
Many people’s eyes hurt when reading books on an iPad. This is easily remedied by adjusting the brightness level to a lower setting. You can do this in the Settings menu or, more simply, by double-clicking the Home button and swiping to the left to get to the brightness slider.
You can display a PDF in either of two ways. 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. You can give both methods a try and choose the one you prefer.
Do you want to take a shot of your screen? It is easier than you may think it is. Press down on the home button, and then also press down on sleep/wake. When a screenshot is taken, you will see a quick flash. Screen shots are saved automatically, which means that you need not be concerned about saving them later.
Have you noticed that your iPad doesn’t have the snappy navigation that it once had and that loading apps is not as speedy as it once was? Is your iPad still slow, even though you have deleted everything that you are no longer using? You might try moving your pictures and media to the cloud. That should free up some space. This gets your iPad back up to speed.
Important information stored on the iPad should always be backed up. You should make sure that your tablet will erase everything if someone attempts to hack it. This can be done under “password lock” from the general settings–10 wrong password guesses means a wipe.
Apple’s iPad serves as a unique tool, and it can be useful for both pleasure and work purposes. It is easy to fully reap the benefits of the iPad, but there are some things you need to know. Use the tips here when you are making decisions about your iPad and make sure that you enjoy it.