When you fully understand how to use the iPad, you’ll see how easy it can be to complete many tasks. The key, however, is to spend a bit of time learning about all of its abilities and features. Keep reading and you can use your iPad to its full potential.
Your folders are now supported with iOS. Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. Doing so creates a folder containing both of these apps. You can rename the folder, if you like.
Even if you are in a rush, don’t make the mistake of charging your iPad with the charger for your iPhone. All iPhone chargers uses only 5 watts, while an iPad charger uses 10 watts. The iPhone charger will take much longer to fully charge your iPad. Use the original charger instead.
If you want to prevent anyone from stealing your information stored in your iPad, you can change the settings to delete all information after many failed password attempts. This will get rid of everything on the phone if someone cannot figure out the code 10 times in a row.
You view two lines by default when you see new emails. Sometimes, you may want to have a larger preview. Go to ‘mail’ under ‘settings’. Then choose Contacts, go to Calender, then pick the Preview option to increase the number of lines.
Open new pages by using a new tab to enable you to keep multiple pages open at once. When using Safari, simply tap on the link and hold it until you see a pop-over menu appear. Go to the pop up menu, and you can open new links.
You can change your search engine from the default Google to another you prefer. You can access this by selecting Safari from the settings menu and then hitting search engine. This give you the option of choosing Bing or Yahoo as your search engine, if you prefer them to Google.
Do you find it annoying to have to tap your bookmarks icon whenever you need to go to the websites you use the most? You should activate the bookmark bar. Search out Safari within the Settings menu. Change the Always Show Bookmarks to On and you’re done.
It is really easy to make a screenshot with an iPad. Simply press the Sleep and Hold buttons simultaneously. It will take the screenshot and save it with your pictures.
iPads are expensive, so take good care of yours. Purchasing a screen protector is a good idea. It may seem like a flimsy piece of plastic, but it will do a good job of protecting your iPad’s screen. To clean the screen, be sure to use a lightly water dampened, soft cloth. Never use window cleaners or other types of household cleaners on your iPad.
If you want to use the copy and paste feature on the iPad, you can click it and drag to select text. Next, choose copy and go into the field that you want the text. You can then paste. If you want to copy a large chunk of text, you’ll need to quad-tap to get the whole block.
If you spend a lot of time online, you will find the cloud servers your iPad can access very useful. This is a great way to store information without taking up space on your iPad’s hard drive. Make sure to keep important information on your device and iCloud as well.
Use iTunes to sync your iPad with your personal computer or Mac. Thanks to iTunes, it’s easier than ever to share documents with a computer. You’ll be able to email PDFs to other platforms for download.
A forum is a great place to learn tips and tricks about the iPad. There are a lot of great places you can go to so you can learn more about the iPad. 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.
iPads come with a few apps preloaded. Many of them cannot be deleted. Just group them in a folder and stick it on the last page of your apps. This frees up space so that you can easily access apps you actually use.
If you are doing photography with the iPad, watch out if you are holding it by the sides. Holding the sides will make the shutter button move and ruin your picture. Use the orientation lock. That way, your shutter button is easily reachable. When done, turn the images with the image editor.
You can listen to your home iTunes library from your iPad. If you currently have iTunes on another device, such as your phone or an iPod, you do not have to download iTunes a second time to hear the same songs on your iPad. Instead, use the “Home Sharing” option on your iTunes account. Then go to your music, click More, then Shared. Now you can listen to your heart’s content.
Anyone who has used an iPad can tell you just how amazing it truly is. You can use an iPad more effectively by understanding all its features. This information will provide you with what you need for your iPad.