Just about everyone agrees that the iPad really is an amazing piece of personal technology that has improved the lives of millions. The best approach to taking full advantage of these wonderful little devices is to learn all you can about its capabilities. You can get more out of your iPad by reading the helpful suggestions below.
It is easy to get to all the apps that are currently running on your iPad. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. Tap on any of these apps to access it. When you no longer want to see it, swipe downwards to eliminate the bar from your screen.
Wi-Fi notifications can quickly become irritating, so change them in the settings application. You will find an option that says to ask if you want to join networks. Select that and you will no longer be bugged by all of the incoming invites.
If you are worried about anyone trying to get into your phone and seeing all of your private information, you can set your password to erase all data after so many failed attempts. This will erase everything on your phone if someone has not figured out the code after 10 tries.
The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. You can turn them off. Just go to Settings then General. When you are in General, then go to Sounds. You will be able to turn the sound off here or adjust the volume.
The preloaded apps that came with your iPad might not correspond to your needs. Many of them cannot be deleted. Just group them in a folder and stick it on the last page of your apps. You can then focus on getting down to business.
If you want to take pictures with your iPad, you may think holding the sides is the best way to go about it. This will cause your shutter button to go in and out, resulting in blurry pictures. Try to use the orientation lock. The orientation lock is right near your thumb, so it will be easy to reach. After taking the photo, just use image editor to rotate the videos or images afterward.
To help extend your iPad’s battery life turn down the screen’s brightness. The device will automatically adjust the screen brightness depending on the environmental conditions, or you can turn it down manually. Double touch the Home button and find the sun icon to reduce the level of light on your screen.
Lots of people hate having to see the percentage of their iPad’s battery charge. Luckily, it is easily removed. You just need to change your settings. Go to general, then usage. This option will give you the ability to erase this percentage indicator. If you decide you want it back at a later date, simply repeat the process.
Did you know you could take screenshots with your iPad? You can do this by pressing the button that says sleep/wake after you have tapped the home button. You will hear a click and see a flash on your screen. Your photo has been taken. 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.
Use communities for people with iPads. There is lots to learn from experienced users of the device. You can also give people pointers that they might not have picked up on their own. These forums are also great for peer-to-peer tech support.
Double-click your home button to see which the apps that are currently running. Then you’ll just select your app and click, and there you have it. Do the same thing when you want to go back to the one you were using previously.
In the Google Maps app, the Street View can be used. Search on it and a red pin will show up on your map. Tap the pin, then choose the person icon. This loads Street View.
Double tap the word you’d like to copy, it’s as simple as that! It can be difficult to copy an entire paragraph using that method. When you tap four times, you will cover the full range of the paragraph. This works for all forms of text.
Make sure your kids are safe when using your iPad online. Go to “settings,” then “general” and then visit “restrictions.” When you are in the Restrictions area, hit the option that will allow you to enable restrictions. Doing this can go a long way to keep your child safe while they are online. Videos and websites that contain mature content will be blocked.
Would you like to see PDFs on your iPad? Just send such files to your own email address, and the iPad will display them in its iBooks function. You can also sync the files to your iPad by putting them into iTunes.
In Safari, click on the top of the title page to bring you back up to the top of the site. If you did not know this little trick, you likely spend a lot of energy scrolling through webpages. If you just touch the title window, it will get you to where you want to go much faster.
Have you ever found an image online that you wish you could save? It is very simple to do. Just place your finger on the image and hold it there for a few seconds. This prompts you to save the image. You iPad will save the image, allowing you to access it whenever needed.
As a general rule, those that have used the iPad will praise its virtues and usefulness. If you want to get the most out of your iPad, you should learn more about it. Review the information here and your iPad’s potential will soon exceed your expectations.