In just a short amount of time, the iPad has become a favorite tool for many people. You can take this tiny marvel with you in all your travels. You can catch up on your reading, play games with it and help organize your workload. There are many features you can access via your iPad. Keep reading to find out what else you can do with your tablet.
Do you feel annoyed when your iPad asks if you want to join a new wifi network that is has detected? This feature can be turned off in your settings. If you don’t want to be prompted again, just select Wi-Fi and the final page option to turn it off.
You can change your setting so that you are no longer asked whether or not you are interested in joining a Wi-Fi network. Go to Settings and then Wi-Fi and look for Ask to Join. Pick that option, and you will not see notifications any longer.
The iPad’s default setting shows two lines of every email prior to it being opened. You may wish to view more of each message before you open it. To do this, go to Settings>Mail. From Mail, choose Contacts, then go to Calendar where you can change the options to preview mail.
You should know what kind of care an iPad needs. One crucial tip is to never leave your iPad in a place that could cause it to succumb to extreme weather conditions. Heat degrades battery performance. You also want to guarantee that your iPad does not come in contact with moisture as this could cause it to short circuit. It is also wise to purchase a padded cover to provide added protection for your iPad.
You can easily take screenshots while using your iPad. Simply press both home and sleep together. It will take the screenshot and save it with your pictures.
If you want to let your children use your iPad, you need to adjust the parental settings to block mature content. Under settings, you can limit how much mature content they can see. This lets you block any adult content you don’t want available.
To copy and paste quickly on your iPad, try tapping and holding the text you want, then choosing Select. After clicking copy, you can go into another application and place your finger down where you would like the text to go. Click Paste. If you want to copy and paste a paragraph, you will need to click the area four times.
Text can be copied and pasted on your iPad. Tap the text and hold down on it if you wish to copy it. A menu will pop up allowing you to select that sentence. All you have to do is tap it once and then copy. You are able to paste text by just tapping and then choosing Paste.
Think about if you want to lock your iPad’s orientation or turn off your sound with the lock key. Keep in mind that the original iPads did not have this feature. You have this option if you have iOS 4.3 or a higher version. You may mute your iPad by holding the – volume button down.
To view running apps, simply double click the home button. This will allow you to see all of the running apps that you have. This will help you remember what you are running so you can close any you aren’t using anymore.
Use your iPad to listen to iTunes. If you do not wish to reinstall everything from your iTunes account, there is a way to avoid that. Simply go to the Home Sharing tab in your iTunes, as well as your iPad. In your iPad’s music app, tap More, then Shared. Then, listen to your music!
Security is key to iPad safety. You could lose it accidentally at any time, and it stores a great deal of sensitive information, such as phone numbers, emails, addresses and maybe even bank account information.
It is easy to obtain a screenshot from your iPad. You need to tap the home button and the sleep/wake one. You will see a flash, and then you will hear a click. Your iPad has taken a picture of the screen. If you need to find the screenshot later you just access your Photo gallery and look until you find it.
Do you find reading e-books on the iPad hurts your eyes? Try dimming the screen. This can be done in the Settings app or in the e-book app itself.
Has linking your iPad to a TV been something you have wanted to do? There is a separate adapter that allows you to connect the two devices. There are two types – VGA or digital AV. Either one will work.
There is a way to disable the keyboard if you do not want to use it. If you’re like many people, typing on a tiny keyboard is hard on your eyes and inefficient for your fingers. You can buy a Bluetooth keyboard and then use it with the iPad, easily. That enables you to type just like you might on a laptop.
There are some simple strategies that you can use to maximize the battery life on your iPad. Be certain not to leave your iPad in the hot car! Keep the brightness down. Turn on the airplane mode if you have no need for the Internet. It is also helps to turn Push off. Just check your email and calendars manually, instead.
Plugging your iPad into the back of your computer to charge works better than the front sometimes. Many front USB ports don’t provide enough power to charge the iPad. The back ports tend to be higher powered. If you still have trouble, simply purchase an adapter for a wall socket.
There is just about nothing that the iPad can’t do. The entire family can use the iPad. If you are an iPad owner, take good care of it and learn all the ins and outs of it. The difference in your life will be great.