iPads truly changed life for the better. Learn all you can so you can take advantage of all it has to offer. Read on to glean some informative facts about using the iPad to its full potential.
If you want to utilize your iPad for processor-heavy tasks like gaming, watching videos or listening to music, you may get less usage time out of a battery charge. One way to extend the life of your battery charge is to adjust the screen brightness. You will probably find that you do not need to use the brightest possible setting to enjoy your iPad.
You can now use folders on the iOS iPad. Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. As a result of this, you will be prompted to create a folder to store and categorize both apps. Then you rename the folder.
Does it annoy you whenever the iPad asks if you want to join any wifi network it has detected? This feature can by turned off by adjusting your iPad settings. If you would rather not be prompted, you can click the Wi-Fi button and you will not have to deal with this anymore.
If you’ve ever been interrupted by your iPad at a bad time you likely want to know how to silence it quickly. You can quickly mute the volume by pressing the volume-down button. If you use mute often, you can set your lock orientation button as a muting alternative.
To add your Google Calender to your Calender app, you’ll need to go into your Mail, elect Contacts, and then choose Calenders. You can then go to Add An Account and then Other. Choose Add CalDAV Account and enter your Google information. You can then exit the settings and access the calender through the app. You should all be there.
A good way to keep the pages from closing is to open other one in a new tab. While surfing using Safari, simply tap the link and hold it until a pop-up menu appears. Then just pick to open the page in a brand new tab. You’ll still have your other page handy.
It is possible to easily change the default search engine from Google to your preferred search engine on your iPad. In the settings app, navigate to Safari > Search Engine. You can now decide to use other search engines like Bing if you prefer.
Would you like the ability to locate your iPad should it go missing? Go into your Settings menu and pick iCloud. Put your Apple ID in, and where it says to “Find My iPad,” click the button to turn it on. If you ever have the misfortune of losing the iPad, then hop onto iCloud.com.
Taking screenshots on an iPad is a cinch. All you need to do is press the Home button and the Sleep button at the same time. This will then take your screenshot, and it will save with your photos.
Set up FaceTime with your phone numbers and emails. The iPad, by default, includes the initial email you used for installation, but it is possible to add others. If you need FaceTime to recognize additional numbers or addresses, it is possible to use the “settings” area to accomplish that.
The iPad is great for music, but for podcasts too! Podcasts are radio programs that last anywhere from two minutes to two hours on any subject you’re interested in. If you crave something a little more stimulating during your morning commute, try a podcast. You’ll always find something of interest.
Copy and pasting is another great feature that the iPad offers. You should tap on the sentence you need to copy, hold and tap on select in the menu that appears. If the text has a yellow highlight, you’ve done it correctly. Choose “copy” to save the text to the clipboard. Paste that text by just tapping, holding, and choosing Paste.
Use tabs to multitask your browser. You don’t have to leave the website you are currently on just because you want to follow a link. If you hold your finger down on the link, as opposed to tapping it, you’ll be presented with an option menu. This menu will allow you to open a new tab and load the new page there. This allows you to save your place on the current page.
If you read books through your iPad, then your eyes will likely get tired, especially if the brightness setting is too bright. This can be fixed by lowering the screen’s brightness as you read. You can either access the brightness level in your settings or lower the brightness directly in the eBook app by using the brightness slider.
Read up on iPad forums. There is lots to learn from experienced users of the device. This is also a good opportunity for you to share what you can do on it. If your iPad causes you trouble, forums can be great places to find answers.
Swiping is not the way to move within days on the calendar function. Using the navigation bar, pick the date instead. The day you are on will be marked blue, so it is easy to find.
Did you know it’s not necessary to use the keyboard built into the iPad? After all, it’s fairly small and difficult to type on. You can purchase any Bluetooth keyboard and hook it up to your iPad with no problem. This will enable you to type freely as you would with a laptop.
The iPad is truly a neat little device. If you are trying to incorporate an iPad into your life, it’s very helpful to spend some time understanding all that it can do. Implement the tips discussed here, so that you can enjoy all the perks that come with iPad use.