A lot of wonderful things can be done on an iPad. You may not be fully aware of all the great things it offers, but you will be soon! For starters, you’ll need to cover the basic uses of the iPad, such as applications, games, and documents. Read further.
You can now use folders on the iOS iPad. Start by putting your finger on the app. As it starts jiggling, you drag the app over another icon and then let go. The folder that is created will be named with the category of the applications that are inside it. Pick any name you wish for this group.
Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. You can connect to VPN connections using the iPad by navigating to Network, which is located under Settings, and turning on VPN. A server address and username will be required to use this. If you are not sure what the server address is, you should contact the person who administrate the VPN network.
Do you hate only being able to preview two lines of your new emails? If so, you can change this option. Go to Settings/Mail/Preview. Changes this setting to display up to five lines. By using the five lines option, you can quickly skim your emails.
The iPad has a downloadable manual for those that want to know all of the information Apple has to provide. Instead of including a manual with their products, Apple prefers that you download one.
If you want to browse a new web page without losing track of what you were browsing before, use the tabbed browsing feature. When using Safari, simply tap on the link and hold it until you see a pop-over menu appear. Here, you can choose to open the link in a tab.
Do you get annoyed by the battery charge icon on your iPad’s screen? If so, then it’s possible to turn this off, and it’s quite simple. Begin by going to your iPad’s Settings. Look under the General section to locate Usage. Under this menu, you can easily switch off your battery percentage display.
You can easily take screenshots while using your iPad. To pull this off, just hold down both the “Home” and “Sleep” button simultaneously. This will take the shot you want and place it with all of your other photos.
Muting your iPad can come in handy when needed. When iPads were first out, there weren’t any buttons on it specifically for mute. With the newer iOS, you can have the button on the side do this for you. To do a quick mute on your iPad now, press and hold down your volume-down button.
Go into FaceTime and manage your numbers and email addresses. By default, FaceTime on your iPad will include the email that you set the iPad up with, but you can add more. If you want to include additional emails or phone numbers for FaceTime, then set them up by navigating to your iPad’s settings.
To help extend your iPad’s battery life turn down the screen’s brightness. Try this option if you are concerned about your battery life while waiting for an urgent email or message. Double tap your Home button until you find the sun icon.
Alter the amount of brightness that you have on your device during the day. Tap your home button two times and swipe several times until the brightness setting appears. This will allow you to manually adjust the brightness to fit your surroundings.
Getting an iPad security feature is more important than you may think. You might lose it and people will have access to everything from your emails to your bank information.
Manage notifications yourself. If you use lots of apps, it is likely that you’ll have to deal with lots of alerts and pop-ups. You can remedy this by choosing Settings and then Notifications. This allows you to turn off notifications that you aren’t interested in. It also helps you get only alerts for important things.
Would you prefer not to use Google with your iPad? You can use a different search engine if you wish. To access this feature open your Settings menu, click Safari and then click Search Engine. You will have a list of search engines to choose from. You can choose between Bing, Yahoo or Google.
It is possible to view a PDF in two ways. You can email the PDF to yourself or place it into iTunes. Try both ways to see which way makes sense to you, or you can switch back and forth between each method as it suits you.
You can view the street with the Google Maps app. Search an address and a red pin will mark the location. Simply tap the pin and then choose the human icon to load up Street View.
Do you ever need a quick screenshot? It’s much more easier than you think. Press the Home button and then press your Sleep/Wake button. There will be a flash, and your sceenshot is taken. Screenshots are automatically save.
Just double-tap any text you want to copy on your iPad. You can also copy an entire paragraph at once. Tap the chosen text four times which will copy the entire paragraph. This not only works for paragraphs, but it also works for the URL bar and addresses.
When using Safari, you can easily jump to the beginning of the page by clicking the top of the title window. Lots of people simply scroll, but it can be time consuming. Tapping is simple, quick and actually works in a variety of different apps.
An iPad can be great at making your life a bit easier. Learning how to operate your iPad to use it for daily business and entertainment is a great thing. The iPad lets you do things that would have required separate devices with one easy-to-use gadget.