iPads are so functional! However, whenever you first use this device, you can easily become overwhelmed with all this knowledge in your hands. Read the below article for some excellent tips on how to better use this innovative new device.
A soft reset will allow you to resume using your iPad if the screen is frozen. Hold down both the power and home buttons for a few seconds. Your device then restarts itself. If you want to kill a running process, hold the main button for around 5 seconds.
You don’t need to click the camera icon on your screen to view your photos. All you have to do is swipe the screen right and your video or picture will appear. To view other photos you have stores, swipe toward the left side of the screen.
It is possible to preview more than a couple of lines of email by changing settings. In your Settings menu, click on Mail, and then find the Preview setting. Change this to “5 lines.” Now you can see more of each email in your inbox, speeding up the skimming process.
Most tablet users do not enjoy typing on their device, even though they eventually get used to it. You can dictate your speech through a button on your iPad. Press the home button of your iPad twice and select the microphone icon that appears. When you finish talking, hit it again and you will see it as text.
Make sure that you take care of your iPad at all times. First, keep the iPad away from direct sun and never leave it in a hot car. The heat will kill your battery. Also, never put the iPad in a place in which liquids may damage it. Be sure to buy a specially designed cover to protect your iPad when not in use.
Do you hate having to tap the bookmark icon in order to open your bookmarked sites? It is possible for your bookmark option to be permanent. Go to your Settings, tap on Safari and turn on the bookmark bar.
If you don’t want your children accessing mature Internet sites, it is possible to block them. Go into the settings and limit the amount of mature content that is viewable. This setting will allow you to block anything labeled adult.
If you want to copy text on your device, push on the wording that you want and hit Select. Once the text is selected, tap “copy”, and switch to the app you wish to paste to and hold down a tap again. This will allow a menu to come up and then paste. To do an entire paragraph, simply tap four times.
How do you avoid the frustration of an unknown hyperlink when browsing on your iPad? There is a simple fix to this problem. On your computer, all you have to do is put your mouse on the word and the URL will appear. On your iPad, just tap and hold onto the word. The URL associated with the hyperlink will be displayed.
As you are now aware, there are many great features to the iPad. Knowing how to use all the features of this device allows you to get the most for your money. Use one or all of the tips here to make sure you use your iPad up to its potential.