iPads are incredibly diverse and offer many capabilities. It’s easy to see why everyone wants to own one and will pay dearly. Their technology is so advanced that it takes a bit of learning, though, to thoroughly enjoy an iPad’s features. Thankfully, this article has all the tips you need. Continue reading.
If you love to utilize your iPad for media, your battery life can deplete fast. If you alter the screen brightness, your battery can last longer. You will probably find that you do not need to use the brightest possible setting to enjoy your iPad.
Is your iPad asking you permission to join wi-fi networks? This feature can be turned off in your settings. Select Wi-Fi, and from there, you can turn off this feature.
You need not press the camera roll icon to see a video or picture you take. Instead, you can use one finger to swipe to the right, and voila, there is your picture or video. Previous photos of yours will show to the left.
You can set your iPad to preview five lines of a single email. Go to your mail settings under the general heading. Changes this setting to display up to five lines. By doing this, you can see as much of an email as you want, which will speed up the process of viewing emails.
Unless you have a lot of time to recharge your iPad, avoid using an iPhone charger. This is because it has a different wattage than an iPad charger. Although you can charge your iPad with an iPhone charger, it generally takes longer. This is why the charger that comes with the iPad is the best to use.
If you are concerned about someone seeing private information on your phone, you may set a password to erase the data after several failed attempts. This will help to delete all data after a certain amount of attempts.
Download the manual onto your iPad if you need it. Apple is not providing a manual with every product to encourage customers to download a manual rather than wasting paper.
It is a pain when you get an email and your iPad chimes every time. The great thing is that you do not have to be. Go to Settings then General. Under the General tab, select Sounds. In this area, you will be able to adjust your sound settings for NEW MAIL.
You can change your search engine default easily. In the settings app, navigate to Safari > Search Engine. You can then change the default search engine if you desire to do so.
Do you wish you could get to your bookmarked favorite sites quicker and easier? You can eliminate this annoyance by turning the bookmarks bar on permanently. Search out Safari within the Settings menu. Change the Always Show Bookmarks to On and you’re done.
To copy and paste quickly on your iPad, tap the text and hold it down while choosing Select. Now, tap on copy, switch to another app, then tap and hold down once more. A menu will come up that will let you click on paste. For an entire paragraph, you need to press four times.
Many people are aware of the iTunes store on their iPads, but they don’t always know about all the features. One great feature is iTunes U (the ‘U’ is for university). It houses many educational podcasts on any topic you could possibly imagine.
When taking photos, you might hold the iPad on the sides. Sadly, this leads to blurry photos. Turn on the orientation lock. That way, your shutter button is easily reachable. After you’ve snapped the picture, use the image editor and rotate the picture to your liking.
By turning down the brightness, you increase battery life. This is especially beneficial if you are on the go and are expecting an important email or message. To decrease your screen’s brightness, double tap the Home icon and look for the icon that looks like a sun.
Use your iPad’s security features wisely. You don’t know when you could lose it by accident and someone could find it and access your bank information, addresses, phone numbers, emails, etc.
Manage notifications yourself. If you use many apps, chances are they are often popping up or alerting you with sound. Control these by going to Settings > Notifications. You can decide which apps you want to send alerts and which apps you do not. That helps you when you want to get alerted from something important.
The iPad takes screenshots quite simply. Press the two buttons on the top and bottom to accomplish this. You will see a screen flash and hear a click. This means the shot is done. The shot will appear in the Photos app where it can be emailed or viewed.
Do you wish to see PDF files on your iPad? To do so, you must email yourself the PDF files so that the iPad can open them in iBooks. Another option is to use the iTunes app on your desktop or laptop by syncing your iPad.
Have you had the experience of seeing an image on the screen of your iPad and wishing you could keep it? Making this happen is not complicated. Just tap it and hold. This will give you the option to save it. It keeps a copy on the iPad that is easy to access when you want.
Share podcasts with your family and friends. You don’t even have to stop the playback! Just tap Email during the podcast. The iPad will ask you who you wish to send it to, so simply choose your options and press Send.
Bookmarks can be made easy to find. Keep the Bookmarks tab open at all times. Do this by tapping on safari settings, and pick the option that allows you to keep the bookmarks bar on. That way, you avoid all the clicking it used to take just so you can visit your favorite spots on the web.
Now you know why iPads are so popular. Learning how to use an iPad is important if you want to take advantage of all of it’s features. When you use what you’ve learned here, you’ll find the iPad is hugely useful. Best wishes on your iPad adventure!