A lot of wonderful things can be done on an iPad. When you think you know it all, you certainly don’t. For starters, you’ll need to cover the basic uses of the iPad, such as applications, games, and documents. Continue reading!
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Tap an app and hold the icon until it jiggles. Then, drag the app onto a second app and let go. This will create a folder with both apps. You can rename the folder, too.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? This feature can by turned off by adjusting your iPad settings. If you would rather not be prompted, you can click the Wi-Fi button and you will not have to deal with this anymore.
Don’t forget how many apps you are running at once. You’ll find they quickly build up in numbers. To learn what is active on your iPad at any given time, give the Home button a double click. A bar with open and recently-used apps will appear at the bottom. Swipe downwards to make the bar disappear when you’ve finished.
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. It is easier for Apple to make it a download than to print a manual for every product.
Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. While surfing using Safari, simply tap the link and hold it until a pop-up menu appears. You will be given the choice to open the website of choice in an additional tab in the pop-up menu.
iPads are expensive, so take good care of yours. Screen protectors for the iPad are quite popular. This is a thin plastic film that adheres to your screen and keeps it safe. When cleaning an iPad screen. try using a very soft cloth that is barely dampened with water. Do not use any harsh cleaning agents to clean your iPad.
Go into FaceTime and manage your numbers and email addresses. The default option is to use FaceTime with your primary email, but this can be changed. If you have more that you want set up, you can do it under settings.
If you experience difficulties learning to use your iPad, you may want to consider a helpful online forum. Most any question that you may have has probably been asked and answered by someone before on a forum. If you are hesitant to ask a question initially, look through the archives. When you are ready, let others know who you are and begin participating in conversations.
While you may not think it is necessary, it is always smart to put a security feature on your iPad. It is impossible to know when you might lose an iPad accidentally or to theft.
Many people find the battery charge percentage on their screen annoying. Luckily, it is easily removed. Just select Settings, tap General, then tap Usage. Here is where you can disable it. The same procedure is required to return the icon at a later date.
Take control over all of your notifications. If tons of applications are on your device, you probably deal with lots of notifications. These can be changed under notifications, which is found in settings. You can decide which apps you want to send alerts and which apps you do not. This allows you to use the system to your advantage.
You can use your iPad to take screenshots quickly and easily. Press the Home button followed by the Sleep/Wake button. You will then hear a click and see a small flash. This means a screenshot is taken. You can find your screenshots in your photos, where they are automatically saved for future use.
When you use your iPad to read books, do your eyes tire easily? Adjusting the brightness will help cure this problem and make reading enjoyable once again. The brightness adjustment can be made through the Settings menu or via the iBook application using a graphical slider.
Is the iPad default search engine leaving you dissatisfied? You can easily swap it for another. Choose the Settings menu and tap Safari, followed by a tap on Search Engine. Pick another engine you’d prefer. Various search engines, such as Bing and Yahoo are available.
Your calendar will not let you move from day-to-day with just a swipe. Instead, try out the navigation bar on the lower end of the screen in order to choose the date. The date is always highlighted in blue.
It is possible to view a PDF in two ways. You can open it within iTunes and sync the file with your iPad, or you have the option of emailing it to yourself. Give both methods a shot and see which one fits into your life bests. It may even be the case that using a combination of both methods works for you.
Double-clicking the home key will allow you to change open apps very quickly. Simply tap the application that you want to open up. Returning to previous apps is as simple as repeating what you just did.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to take a screenshot quickly? It’s much more easier than you think. Press down on the home button, and then also press down on sleep/wake. It will flash and the screenshot will be taken. Every screenshot is saved automatically, so you don’t need to save them yourself.
An iPad is able to handle everyday tasks with a great deal of ease. Not only is this a great tool for fun, it can assist you in the corporate world as well. Use the tips you’ve learned here to start enjoying your iPad even more than you ever imagined you could.