Are you a gamer? Are you a student at the moment? Do you own your own business? Trying to drop unwanted pounds? Are you going to have a baby? Are you aware of the fact that your iPad can assist you in these activities and so much more? Nowadays, you can find an app that is pertinent to anything, but there’s a lot more to the iPad than simply using apps. Follow the tips in this article and learn all that the iPad has to offer.
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. To create a folder, you will need to place and hold a finger on the app until it begins to jiggle. Once it is jiggling, drag your finger and app to another icon and release. Instantly they will both merge into a folder named after their categories. Also, you can rename the folder to increase your level of personalization.
Remote servers need to be access using a VPN connection. To make a VPN connection, go to Network and turn on the VPN feature. You’ll be prompted to enter a username, as well as a server address. Get in touch with the network administrator if you do not know the server address.
If you wish to access servers remotely, you need a VPN connection. The VPN feature on an iPad can be activated by entering the network section of the settings menu. At that point you just input the information that is requested, including treh server address. If the server address is not something you personally know, contact your network administrator.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? This can be turned off in settings. Open the Wi-Fi tab of the settings menu and choose the last item in the list that appears if you don’t wish to receive network prompts.
Do you get irked each time you get a message from your iPad wanting to know if you want to join a new wifi network that it has just picked up? By going to settings, you may switch this feature off. Just go to the tab for Wi-Fi, and there is an option to turn off the prompt. It is the final option on that page.
Did you accidentally launch a loud app? Muting your volume is as simple as pressing and holding the volume button down. Alternately, you could configure the button labeled LOCK ORIENTATION to use instead of the mute button.
Keep track of the apps your are running. You can run many iPad’s apps in the back while you are doing other things. To see the things that your iPad is running, double click the Home button. Current apps will show up along the screen’s bottom. When you are finished looking at it, swipe down to close the bar.
If you are in the habit of reading the instruction manual for everything that you buy, you need to know that the iPad’s manual is only available via download. Apple believes in a paperless environment, and they prefer offering it digitally instead of in print.
Are you annoyed by how often your iPad asks you to connect to WiFi networks? You can stop this by going to settings. There is a selection in the Settings menu to disable Wi-Fi messages. Select that and you will no longer be bugged by all of the incoming invites.
You can use shortcuts for messages. For instance, when you tap the space bar two times, you will get a period and a space. That removes the need for you to manually do this, and you have more time to message friends.
A lot of people aren’t very good at typing on a tablet, even though it gets easier later. Alternately, you can use the speech dictation feature of iPad. Tap the Home button two times, and then tap the Microphone button. Once you’ve finished with your message, tap the icon once more to have your words converted into text.
To get a copy of the user’s manual, download one for free. Apple is not providing a manual with every product to encourage customers to download a manual rather than wasting paper.
Google does not have to be the only search engine you use. This can be done under Settings – Safari – Search Engine. You can then switch to Yahoo or Bing if you like them better than Google.
Are you annoyed by the battery charge display? It is easy to banish this totally useless information from your iPad’s screen. First enter the Settings menu. Then click Usage under the General Settings. This menu provides an option for turning off the battery monitor information and clearing the screen.
Taking screenshots is simple. Just press the home and sleep buttons simultaneously. Then you will have a screenshot you can organize with your other photos.
You can change the default search engine if you are not fond of Google. Just navigate to the Settings button, then you can switch it to Safari if you wish. You have the choice of switching the search engine to something more user-friendly if you would like.
Muting your iPad’s sound is actually pretty simple. Simply hold the volume down button for a couple of seconds. That’s faster than adjusting the volume repeatedly. When ready for original volume level, simply hold the button down again.
If you lose the iPad, do you want to know how to find it? Simply select iCloud under Settings. Under the area labeled “Find My iPad,” enter your Apple ID and make sure the function is enabled. With this on, if you do lose the ipad, you can go to iCloud.com to find where it is located.
There is now an easy way to mute your iPad. The original iPad didn’t have a mute button. When the 4.3 came out they did add the ability to mute using the lock switch to silence the iPad. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.
Add extra email addresses and phone numbers to FaceTime. You can add as many emails as you wish. If you find more emails or things like phone numbers that FaceTime should recognize, go to the settings on your iPad and set them up.
If you are almost always connected to the internet in one way or another, then don’t overlook the cloud function of the iPad. You can use it to store documents, photos and other information to save on space on your iPad. Make sure that you save critical documents to both your iPad and the cloud.
If you want to take pictures with your iPad, you may think holding the sides is the best way to go about it. If you do this, the shutter button will wobble naturally due to your body movements. Give use of the orientation lock a try. This will make it easier for you to hit the shutter button when you go to take a picture. Snap the picture and use the editor afterwards to edit the media to your liking.
If you’re having trouble mastering your iPad, look for iPad forums online. There are a lot of great places you can go to so you can learn more about the iPad. Introduce yourself and search through the forums to see if you can find things that you didn’t know about before.
Do you want to mute your iPad’s sound or lock your tablet’s orientation? You do this by using the lock key. Remember that earlier versions of the iPad did not offer this capability. If your iPad comes with iOS 4.3 or a newer version, you will have this option. The iPad can be muted by holding down the volume button.
Reduce the brightness of your screen in order to increase the battery life of your iPad. This makes great sense of you are traveling and are waiting on a critical message. To turn down screen brightness, try double-tapping your Home icon and looking for the sun icon.
Make use of tabs to multitask Internet surfing. You need not leave the site you’re on because you wish to follow through to another link. Try holding down on the link until a menu with several option automatically pops up. From this point, opt to open that link inside a new tab to remain on your current tab while the new one opens.
Alter the amount of brightness that you have on your device during the day. The bright screen may be reduced by tapping your Home button two times and swiping it until you find the setting for brightness. Then you can adjust the brightness manually for your environment.
Use your iPad to listen to iTunes. If you have an account on iTunes full of songs and don’t like the idea of spending the time it takes to re-download them, there is an easy way around it. Use the “Home Sharing” mode on iTunes and your iPad. On your iPad, open the music application and click Shared. Enjoy your favorite sounds!
Quite a few people think that the battery charge percentage number is annoying on their screen. Fortunately, this information can be hidden from view. In general under settings, click on the usage function. You can turn off the indicator on this screen. You can follow the same procedure if you want to turn the indicator back on.
Even though you may not want them, security features are a smart idea. You do not know when it may accidentally get lost, and it normally provides access to lots of secure data like phone numbers, addresses, emails and possibly bank information.
Is Google’s search lacking for you? You may change it to another. In settings, you can click on Safari and change your search engine. You will see a list from which you can select a new default search engine. Your choices will be Bing, Yahoo or Google.
For many people, reading books on an iPad causes their eyes to become strained and tired. You can fix this by lowering the brightness of your screen when you read. You can adjust your brightness settings yourself or use the slider to adjust brightness in your eBook app.
Has linking your iPad to a TV been something you have wanted to do? You just need to buy an adapter to do so. Either an Apple VGA adapter or a digital AV adapter can be used. Either of these will work.
Tap the Home button twice to view your currently running apps. Choose the app you need to go to by tapping on it. To switch back to the previous app, just do the same thing again.
Were you aware that it is not necessary to utilize the keyboard on your iPad? Big fingers and that tiny keyboard don’t mix! You can buy a Bluetooth keyboard and simply attach it to your tablet without a problem. Then you can type just as if you were using a laptop.
And now you are in possession of a solid foundation to use as a springboard to future enjoyment of your iPad. You will always have your iPad nearby, no matter what the purpose. You’ll find you can’t live without it; it replaces a lot of obsolete tools you used to use. The tips you just read will help you throw away those old tools and use your iPad instead.
To copy text on your iPad is simple; you just need to double click any keyword. However, it is hard to use that method on a paragraph. When you tap four times, you will cover the full range of the paragraph. This method can be used for addresses, paragraphs, and the URL bar.