An iPad is versatile enough to provide use for many people. Add a keyboard, and it’s a simple word processing tool. With a joystick, it’s able to function as a gaming system. Add an appropriate application, and you can do video conferencing. Use the following advice to get everything you need from your iPad.
You can bring up a list of every app currently running on your iPad. To see the currently running apps, just tap the Home button twice and you can see them quite clearly. Tap on any of these apps to access it. You should swipe the screen downwards in order to eliminate the bar.
Do you know what to do when your iPad freezes? It can be rebooted by using a soft reset. You can do this by pushing the home and power buttons at the same time. This will prompt your device to restart. Hold the home button down for several seconds to force-close an app.
Don’t use the iPhone charger for the iPad if you don’t have enough time. The iPad uses 10 watts, while the iPhone uses 5 watts. It will take much longer to fully charge your iPad if you use the iPhone’s charger. Use the original charger instead.
On your email, you will notice that the default only allows for two visible lines. In some cases, you may want to see more before you open it. To do this, go to Settings>Mail. When you go to mail, pick contacts and then your calendar to get your preview mail options changed.
Want to know how to locate an iPad if it gets lost? Simply select iCloud under Settings. Fill in your ID when prompted, which will log your system into the database. Then you can visit iCloud.com to find your iPad.
If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Just press and hold the “volume down” key for two seconds. This is much quicker than trying to adjust the volume over and over again. Hold it one more time to revert the volume.
For frequently used apps, you can access them much faster. Double click the home button and a bar of recently-used and running apps will appear on the screen. This can save you lots of time.
Do you know what podcasts are? Podcasts are radio programs that may last only a few minutes or could run several hours, and they cover all kinds of subjects. When you don’t want to listen to music, or wish to learn something, try a podcast instead. There are plenty of topics available and many things will be of interest.
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. Just say hi to get started.
iPads come with apps many don’t ever use. The catch is that not all of the pre-loaded apps can be deleted. Instead, stick these unused apps into a folder together and move them to a location where they won’t bother you. This ensures your home screen is full of apps you actually need.
A double click on the iPad Home button will display all apps that are currently in use. After doing that all of the apps that are running will pop-up on the bottom of your screen, and from there you just need to click the appropriate icon. In this way, you will not forget about currently running apps. You will be able to shut them off when you don’t need them.
Control your iPad’s screen brightness to extend the device’s battery life. This is really important when you are driving around town waiting on important information. On the Home page of your iPad, you can change the screen’s brightness by adjusting the setting that shows as a sun icon.
Accessing your iTunes library on your iPad is simple. If you do not wish to reinstall everything from your iTunes account, there is a way to avoid that. This can be done through enabling “Home Sharing.” Then go to your music, click More, then Shared. Then, listen to your music!
Your iPad makes the process of taking screenshots really easy. You need to tap the home button and the sleep/wake one. You will hear a click and see a flash on your screen. When this happens, it will take a snapshot of your screen. These screenshots will be automatically saved in the gallery with all of your other photos, which makes it simple for them to be viewed abnd/or emailed.
To go to your recently-used and running apps, double-click on the home button to open a row of apps at the bottom of your screen. Tap the icon of the app you need and you’ll be taken directly to that app. If you want to return to your previous app, simply do the same thing again.
Is connecting the iPad to the TV an option you have considered doing? There is an adapter available for purchase which can assist you in this. Seek out a digital AV or an Apple VGA adapter. Either will work for your purposes.
Using the Google Maps app, you will be able to make use of “Street View”. Do a search so a red pin appears on your map. When you tap down on the pin, you can then select the person icon that shows up, allowing for this viewing mode.
Do you want to take fast screenshots with your iPad? Well, it’s really quite simple. Click Home, then Sleep/Wake. A flash will appear, and you will have taken a screenshot. You screen shots are saved automatically, so you will not need to worry about making sure to save them afterwards.
Whether you want to do homework, play games or talk to friends in far-away places, the iPad can do all of that and more. You just need to educate yourself about how to use your iPad effectively. Enjoy these tips and your iPad.