Using an iPad skillfully will change the way you do almost everything in your day-to-day life. But, that is not to say that users should not spend sufficient time educating themselves about its uses. This article helps you to optimize the iPad in your hands.
Are you frustrated with your iPad because it wants you to join every wifi network it detects? This feature can be turned off under your settings. If you don’t want to be prompted again, just select Wi-Fi and the final page option to turn it off.
You can easily see what apps are running on your iPad. A lot of the apps on your tablet can keep running while you work on other things. You can easily see the running apps by double clicking the home button. Any applications running at the time will be shown at the screen’s bottom in a bar. Click the home button once or do a downward one finger swipe to close the bar.
Did you just launch a noisy app by mistake? You can quickly mute the volume by pressing the volume-down button. The lock orientation can also be configured to mute your device.
When your password is entered 10 times, your iPad erases – is this a function you’d like to turn on? Doing this will erase all data on the iPad whenever a person attempts to input the passcode ten times.
Having your iPad chime every time you get an email can quickly become annoying. Are you aware that this can be turned off? First you need to go to Settings>General. Once you get there, select Sounds. Here, you can turn off your New Mail sound or adjust its level.
By using shortcuts, sending messages is easy. Pushing the space bar two times gives you a period at the end of a sentence. You don’t have to do it manually this way.
If you want to keep current pages open, just open new ones in a different tab. When in Safari, tap and hold a URL to see a popup menu. In this pop-up menu, you will have the option to open the new link in a new tab.
It is important to know how to provide proper care for your iPad. Never leave your iPad in your car or in direct sunlight. The heat will ruin the performance of your battery. Also, never put the iPad in a place in which liquids may damage it. It’s also a good idea to buy a cover that’s padded so your iPad is more protected.
Is the battery percentage annoying or distracting you? It can be easily turned off. Start by going to the Settings. Look under General to find Usage. Here, you can turn off the display for battery usage easily.
Taking screenshots on an iPad is a cinch. Just press your Home button as well as the Sleep button simultaneously. Click! The photo will be taken and visible in your Photos app.
If you have bought your child an iPad and are concerned that he or she may view mature content, simply block content of this sort by changing the settings. In the settings menu, you can easily limit access to mature content. This lets you block any adult content you don’t want available.
It is possible to copy and paste words using your iPad. Tap on the text and hold to copy. Next choose select for the text you would like to copy. Tap the screen again (the text should be yellow) and hit copy. Then tap again to paste your text.
Turning on your iPad’s auto brightness feature is a great way to extend battery life. The current level of light in any room can be sensed by iPads, and they can adjust based on this. This ensures your battery stays charged for longer. You can find this in settings under the brightness and wallpaper option on your iPad.
If you’re having trouble mastering your iPad, look for iPad forums online. Most any question that you may have has probably been asked and answered by someone before on a forum. Become a member on one of these forums and ask any questions that you may have.
The preloaded apps that came with your iPad might not correspond to your needs. However, it’s hard to delete some of these. You can put them away in a folder and they will not get in your way. This ensures your home screen is full of apps you actually need.
Did you know you can connect an iPad to your TV? There is a separate adapter that allows you to connect the two devices. You want either Apple’s VGA adapter or a digital AV adapter. Either one will work.
If you own an iPad, you are well aware of how great the device really is. You should do your best to learn all of the things an iPad can do. This information will provide you with what you need for your iPad.