The Top IPad Pointers, Tips And Tricks

 

TIP! You can quickly get access to all the apps that are running on your iPad. Double-clicking on your Home button will show all the running apps in the bar at your screen’s bottom.

The iPad can do many things for people. If you add a keyboard, you can use it for word processing. If you connect a joystick you will have a portable gaming system. If you use a certain app, you now have a system for video conferencing. The information in this article will help you to make the most of your iPad.

TIP! Keep track of how much you are spending on iPad apps. When you have this device, it can be easy to pay a lot of money, just because it stores your payment details and you can easily click to buy.

If you find that your iPad is freezing, soft reset it to make the device reboot. You can do this by pushing the home and power buttons at the same time. Doing this properly will restart the device. If all you need is for an application to close, then hold down the home button. Keep it held for a second or two.

TIP! Remain aware of the apps that are currently operational on your device. Some apps can continue to run simultaneously with other things on the iPad.

Did you accidentally launch an app that makes a lot of noise? You can quickly turn the sound down by holding down the “vol -” button until it is muted. If you need to mute often, you can set your lock button to mute, too.

TIP! The email app will show you the first two lines of an email’s text unless you change this setting. It can help to see more content before opening it.

You don’t need to press the small camera icon that’s found near the bottom left of the screen to see videos or pictures you just took. All you have to do is swipe the screen right and your video or picture will appear. After this, swipe left to see older content.

TIP! Are you tired of tapping your bookmarks icon when you want to get to your usual websites? Well you can turn on the bookmarks bar permanently and eliminate this problem. Enter the Settings menu, select Safari, and enable Always Show Bookmarks.

When your password is entered 10 times, your iPad erases – is this a function you’d like to turn on? If someone can’t figure out the password after 10 tries, all the data on your phone will be erased.

Calendar App

TIP! You probably already use your iPad for music, but have you used it for podcasts? They allow you to access a radio clip on just about anything you can think of. If you feel like you’re growing bored of music while commuting, check out some podcasts.

You can access your Google Calendar in the Calendar app on the iPad by choosing, “Mail,” “Contacts,” and “Calendars” under the Settings menu. Switch to Add An Account and then tap the Other button. Hit Add CalDAv Account and punch in all of your Google information. Next, you exit the settings section in order to access the calendar app. The calendar should now be updated.

TIP! The iPad has a clipboard for copying and pasting, just like a full-size computer. Tap the text you intend to copy and hold your finger down, then choose “select” from the popup menu that appears.

Are you distracted by the battery charge measurements that you see on your iPad screen? It may be useful to know that they are easy to turn off. Begin by entering the menu for your Settings. You will find Usage under General. In this menu, you’re able to turn off the display of battery percentage.

 

Search Engine

TIP! Apple is good about not loading your new iPad with a bunch of junk third-party apps. They do pre-load many of their own tools including music, maps, iTunes, and Newsstand.

If you do not want Google used as your default search engine you can change that. Just click on Settings, then Safari and then Search Engine. This lets you change to Yahoo or Bing.

TIP! To get to all the apps that are running, simply double-click your Home button. This will allow you to see all of the running apps that you have.

Do your best to take care of your iPad so you do not have to replace this expensive device anytime soon. Install a screen protector. A screen protector is a thin, plastic sheet that will help protect your screen. Use a soft, damp cloth to clean your iPad’s screen. Never use a cleaning solution that you use around the house.

Quickly Mute

TIP! Do you get tired eyes from reading books on your tablet? This can be fixed by reducing the screen’s brightness whenever you read. You can go to the setting for brightness and lower it in both the Settings and the application itself.

You can quickly mute the iPad. There originally wasn’t a mute button on the first iPad. With the newer iOS, you can have the button on the side do this for you. In order to quickly mute an iPad, simply hold the volume decrease button.

TIP! Partcipate in online communities of iPad users. Other iPad users will share what they know about using this powerful device.

If you don’t want your children accessing mature Internet sites, it is possible to block them. Under settings, you can limit how much mature content they can see. It is possible to ban adult content such as films.

TIP! Would you prefer not to use Google with your iPad? Switching to another is easy. Choose the Settings menu and tap Safari, followed by a tap on Search Engine.

When you want to copy and then paste text, tap it and click Select. After clicking copy, you can go into another application and place your finger down where you would like the text to go. Now you will have an option for paste. If you want to copy and paste a paragraph, you will need to click the area four times.

TIP! In the Google Maps app, the Street View can be used. Search for a destination and look for a red pin to show up on the map.

Regardless of the reason that you purchased your iPad, you will soon find that it has even more to offer than you expected. It just requires you know how to use the iPad, so use the advice in this article and get ready to use it. Use what you’ve learned and enjoy your gadget more.