The iPad has lots of amazing capabilities. Even though you do not know about all the features yet, you have probably found a lot of intuitive commands. You have to learn all you can about the stupendous things this tablet can do. Read on to the end.
Do you feel annoyed when your iPad asks if you want to join a new wifi network that is has detected? Just turn the notifications off! Touch the tab for Wi-Fi, and you can turn off the prompt by changing the last option.
Remain aware of the apps that are currently operational on your device. A good number of iPad apps are able to run seemingly in the background at the same time that you are otherwise engaged. If you want to see what else is running on your iPad, just double-click the Home button. The more you have running, the more battery you’ll use, so close those you don’t need. Swipe down if you want to eliminate the bar after you are done looking.
You can change your setting so that you are no longer asked whether or not you are interested in joining a Wi-Fi network. Look for the option which gives you the choice of joining networks. Select that and you will no longer be bugged by all of the incoming invites.
It is not necessary to tap on the camera icon to view your gallery. You can just swipe right with your finger, and you will see the last picture or video you took. Swipe in the other direction to see photos you took earlier.
If you need to charge up in a hurry, do not use an iPhone charger on the iPad. The iPhone charger supplies half the watts the iPad charger does. The iPhone charger will take much longer to fully charge your iPad. This is why the charger that comes with the iPad is the best to use.
It can be irritating hearing a chime every time you get an email on your iPad. Were you aware that this feature can be disabled? First you need to go to Settings>General. Once you get there, select Sounds. Find the New Mail sound and adjust it to your preference.
The iPad’s default setting shows two lines of every email prior to it being opened. You may want to be able to see more content. In mail under settings, you can make this alteration. When you go to mail, pick contacts and then your calendar to get your preview mail options changed.
To include Google calender events on the iPad, select Mail > Contacts > Calenders. Select Add An Account. When prompted for the type, choose Other. Tap the Add CalDAV Account icon and put in your Google information. Next, you exit the settings section in order to access the calendar app. Now, all you need ought to be there!
FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. When it’s on default, FaceTime on the iPad includes the email you set up with your iPad, but it’s possible to add more. Go to the settings of your iPad and add the email addresses and phone numbers you want to see on FaceTime.
Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. If you are in the Safari browser you can tap on it and then a menu will pops up. Here, you can choose to open the link in a tab.
The cloud function is very useful for people who are constantly onilne. You can store extra information this way without it using up space in the iPad’s flash memory. You can store your important documents both on your device and on the cloud.
Does the battery percentage indicator drive you crazy? If so, then it’s possible to turn this off, and it’s quite simple. First enter the Settings menu. Look under the General section to locate Usage. Here you can turn off the battery display.
Lots of people know about the store for iTunes on the iPad, but don’t really know what all it offers. iTunes U is pretty interesting. It contains podcasts that focus on a variety of professional topics and is perfect for the ride home.
Do you wish you could get to your bookmarked favorite sites quicker and easier? You can eliminate this annoyance by turning the bookmarks bar on permanently. This can be done in Settings, Safari, Always Show Bookmarks.
iTunes lets you sync documents with your computer. It’s very easy to interact with iTunes now and share documents. Things become even easier as you are able to email your PDF’s across the Internet and download them on a remote system.
You can block mature content on an iPad that was purchased for use by your child. All you have to do is turn the parental control feature on through the settings menu. You can block mature films and anything else that is labeled adult and/or has bad language.
Onine forums can be great if you have difficulty operating your iPad. Discussions here provide you a ton of information, plus you can ask any question you want. Establish a presence and read old forum postings to gain lots of information and learn useful tips.
Your FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. When you set up FaceTime, it will remember the email you use to access iTunes, but additional emails can be added. Go to the settings of your iPad and add the email addresses and phone numbers you want to see on FaceTime.
A way to extend the battery life of your iPad is to lower the screen brightness. This is especially beneficial if you are on the go and are expecting an important email or message. To decrease your screen’s brightness, double tap the Home icon and look for the icon that looks like a sun.
The iPad is great for music, but are you aware of podcasts? These are short (or sometimes long) audio clips on a variety of topics. If you are bored by listening to music while you commute, podcasts may be a suitable alternative. You are sure to find something that peaks your interest.
Keep multiple web pages open at the same time with tabs. You don’t necessarily have to leave your current webpage to follow links. Instead of tapping on a link, hold it and you will have access to a menu. Then you can follow the new link in a brand new tab, and the current page stays open too.
There are some online forums you can join to learn more about the iPad. There are quite a few sites out there that offer forums for iPads, and they will have people on them that may be able to help you. All you have to do is check some forums to find out more about the iPad.
You can use iPad to listen to iTunes. If you have songs stored on iTunes, you can play them right from the cloud. Just use Home Sharing, enabled on the computer and the iPad. Then visit your chosen music app on your iPad, select More and follow that by selecting Shared. Everything is now set up for your listening pleasure.
Make sure that your notifications are managed. Having many apps means you will receive alerts all the time. You can control them by accessing Notifications in the Settings menu. This allows you to disable alerts from apps where instant notification isn’t necessary. Therefore, all your notifications will be the ones that are the most important.
Do you ever have the urge to snap a quick screenshot of your display? Doing so is actually quite simple. Just use the sleep and home button at the same time. After a flash prompt, the screenshot will be saved and you can store it where you wish. Screenshots save automatically.
Read up on iPad forums. There is much to be learned from others who have been using the device much longer than you and perhaps in different ways. You can also share the things you know about the iPad. Any issues you may face can be discussed there, too.
Is your iPad’s screen constantly getting scratched? 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. This gives your iPad some protection, but it also prevents miniature cuts on your fingers.
Your calendar will not let you move from day-to-day with just a swipe. Try using navigation so you can choose your date. The current date will be blue, allowing you to easily notice it.
Do you notice your tablet is slower to load apps and isn’t as snappy in navigation? Have you erased the things you don’t need anymore, yet your device is running slow? Use iCloud to clear out more space! This trick may make your iPad as quick and smooth as it was when you first bought it.
Are you aware you don’t need to use the iPad’s keyboard? Many people find the iPad’s on screen keyboard difficult to use. You can buy a Bluetooth keyboard and then use it with the iPad, easily. This enables you type as easily as you do on a laptop.
Would you like to see PDFs on your iPad? To do this, you’ll need to move the files to an email address to display them with the iBooks function. You can add the files to iTunes in order to sync with your iPad.
Make sure to safeguard your children when using the iPad. Go to “settings,” then “general” and then visit “restrictions.” From there you should click on the enable restrictions choice. This is going to keep your kid from seeing any content that is registered or tagged as adult in nature. Adult websites, pictures, and videos will not show up.
If you do not get any volume on your iPad all you have to do is go to the settings, and then sounds. Select Change With Buttons and it will work again. You may use the slider as well.
Are you interested in using your iPad to access files in a PDF format? You need to send the PDF files to your email address so your iPad displays the open in iBooks function. You can also sync your computer’s PDFs and your iPad. There is a tab for books on your iTunes app.
Enjoy streaming content from your iPad on your Apple TV. The icon for Airplay will allow you to see what’s able to be shown. Just give it a tap and whatever is on the screen will show up on the television set.
When your volume buttons don’t work, go to Settings, then General, and click on Sounds. Ensure that the Change with Buttons setting is turned On. You may use the slider as well.
An iPad is able to handle everyday tasks with a great deal of ease. Learning how to operate your iPad to use it for daily business and entertainment is a great thing. Start by using the tips you just read, and give yourself enough time to become used to the many features of your iPad.
If you also have Apple TV, you may stream the iPad content on your TV. You can tell what content can be streamed by the Airplay icon; if you touch it, it can display an image, slideshow, and even a video on your television.