Make Your IPad Work For You Today

TIP! The iPad can use VPN networks for accessing servers in a remote location. To do this, go to Settings and choose the “Activate VPN” under the network tab.

iPads are great for people of all ages. The list of tasks and activities it can perform is nearly without limit. In order to get the most from your device, you have to know the right information. Continue reading to find the information you require to maximize your experience.

TIP! Watch your currently running apps carefully. Many of the apps the iPad runs are able to stay in the background when you’re doing other things.

Try a soft reset if your iPad is frozen. Hold both the home and power buttons to get your device to reload. Doing this properly will restart the device. When an app is stuck, you can hold the Home button and it should close.

TIP! If you have safety concerns should your iPad fall into the wrong hands, set the password to delete your personal data if someone enters the wrong password over and over. This will erase everything on your phone if someone has not figured out the code after 10 tries.

Wi-Fi notifications can quickly become irritating, so change them in the settings application. There is a tab you can select to stop your iPad from asking you to join networks. Pick that option, and you will not see notifications any longer.

TIP! When you get your iPad it is set to only show the first two lines of any given message in the preview mode. Sometimes, you may want to have a larger preview.

Do you want to preview more of your email? Go to settings and then to mail, locate the preview setting. Reset the number so that it shows five lines at one time This ensures you know what your emails say.

TIP! It can be irritating hearing a chime every time you get an email on your iPad. You can change this! Go to Settings then General.

Lots of people find tablet typing to be tough, though with time, they get more comfortable. If you have issues, use speech dictation instead. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. After you finish dictating, tap the microphone icon again, and you will see the text version of your dictation.

TIP! You must understand how to maintain your iPad correctly. First of all, keep your iPad out of direct sunlight and don’t leave it locked inside your hot car.

The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. Are you aware of a quick way to disable that unwanted sound? Under general in settings, you can alter the sounds. Tap on the Sounds option. You will be able to turn the sound off here or adjust the volume.

TIP! Are you tired of going through the bookmark icon to visit your favorite sites? You can stop this by permanently enabling the bookmark bar. Just click on Settings, then Safari, then turn on Always Show the Bookmarks Bar.

Take good care of your iPad and it will last longer. Never leave your iPad in your car or in direct sunlight. Exposure to heat will damage your battery. Also, remember to keep your iPad away from liquids, which are extremely damaging. A cover is a wise investment for your iPad.

TIP! Screenshots are a great feature that the iPad offers. Simultaneously mash down the Home and Sleep buttons.

This a useful trick if you need to mute the sound of your iPad quickly. Just depress the volume button for a couple of seconds. This is much quicker than trying to adjust the volume over and over again. Repeat the process if you want to get back to the default setting.

Mature Content

TIP! Set up phone numbers and emails for FaceTime. FaceTime will already have one of your email addresses in it (the one you used to register your device), but putting in more is a possibility.

You can block mature content if your child has an iPad. Under settings, you can limit how much mature content they can see. It is possible to block pornography, “R” rated movies and pages with bad words on them.

TIP! If you want to copy and paste text to the iPad’s clipboard, tap and hold on the target text. Then you will choose copy and go to another application, then press and hold again.

You can do just about anything with your iPad. However, the key to really getting the most out of the device is taking the time to learn about everything it is designed to do. To get all you can from the iPad’s amazing capabilities, use the suggestions from the above article each time you use your iPad.