Oprah claims that the iPad is considered to be the greatest invention of our modern world. If you are new to using an iPad, it can feel very overwhelming to know where you can start. The following piece will give you advice you can use to be sure you’re getting the most out of it.
Do you know what to do when your iPad freezes? It can be rebooted by using a soft reset. Simultaneously hold down the Power and Home buttons for several seconds. This will prompt your device to restart. If you want an application to shut down, hold your home button down for several seconds.
Do you often accidentally open loud apps? Here is how to mute volume quickly: Press and hold the volume button. Your sound will be turned off fast. If you need to mute often, you can set your lock button to mute, too.
You know your iPad has a tiny camera image in the bottom left of the screen, but you do not actually have to tap this to view the most recently taken video or picture. Swipe to your right using a finger, and there is your video or picture. Previous photos can be seen by swiping left.
Are you annoyed or distracted by the constant battery life percentage displayed on your iPad’s screen? It is easy to turn off. To begin, open the Settings menu. Go to General, then Usage. In this menu, you are able to very simply turn off the display that shows your battery percentage.
Is it annoying to press the bookmarks icon each time you need to go to your favorite sites? It is possible to leave the bookmark bar up permanently. Start with Settings, then choose Safari. You will see an option for always showing your bookmarks bar. Enable it to the On position.
If you misplaced your iPad, how would you find it easily? Visit Settings and then iCloud. Add your unique Apple ID and select “Find My iPad” at the screen’s bottom. This will allow you to find a lost iPad by going to iCloud.com.
If you want to mute the volume on the iPad, try this. Just depress the volume button for only 2 seconds. That is easier than adjusting your volume time and again. To restore your volume, hold down the volume down button again.
Because iPads are not cheap, it makes sense to care for yours well. Lots of iPad owners buy screen protectors. A screen protector is a thin, plastic sheet that will help protect your screen. Use a cloth that is designed for cleaning screens whenever you wipe off your iPad. Do not use chemical products to clean your iPad.
If you want to share pages with others or another device, sync them in iTunes. You will then be able to transfer documents from your iPad to your computer. Also, you can track and view your PDFs with ease.
To get to all the apps that are running, simply double-click your Home button. You’ll see all the apps which are open right now. Never again will you forget about apps you’re running.
If you want your battery to last longer, reduce your screen’s brightness level. If you use your iPad a lot and are unable to charge it for some time, this trick is especially beneficial. Double tap your Home button until you find the sun icon.
Use your iPad to listen to iTunes. If you have songs in your iTunes account and do not wish to download these again, there is an easy answer to this. Just allow “Home Sharing” on the iPad and iTunes. Next, visit your existing music app on iPad. Click More followed by Shared. Now you can start listening.
Many people would rather not have the percentage of battery charge displayed on their screen constantly. Fortunately, this can be removed quite easily. To turn off, simply go into your General Settings and click Usage. Then you can toggle it on or off. If, at a later time, you want to enable it again, follow the same procedure.
You can control all of the notifications you receive. Having many apps means you will receive alerts all the time. Go to Settings, then Notifications. This allows you to disable alerts from apps where instant notification isn’t necessary. This will keep your alerts for things that actually matter.
Are you aware you don’t need to use the iPad’s keyboard? Sometimes you may find difficulty using the iPad keyboard. Just buy a BlueTooth keyboard for use with iPad. These keyboards will make it feel like you are using a laptop keyboard.
Is your screen becoming marred? While the iPad can take quite a bit of damage, if you start to notice small scratches, then it may be time to put a protector on your device. It keeps your iPad clean, safe from scratches and working for many years to come.
If you want to copy text on your iPad, just double tap the keyword. However, it can be hard to copy a whole paragraph by using that one method. When you tap four times, you will cover the full range of the paragraph. This functionality is available for many kinds of text, including paragraphs, URLs and addresses.
Make sure you enable your Find My iPad app in the event you ever lose it. By enabling this feature, you can track your iPad if it is lost and wipe the memory remotely if it is stolen. This may be kind of a hassle, but it’s something you’ll be happy for if the iPad gets lost.
Hopefully, this article has helped you see all of the potential that the iPad has to offer. Apply any ideas here new to you to make using an iPad easier. Make the most of your investment by learning as much as possible.