Use Your IPad To Its Fullest Potential

TIP! Many people have trouble typing on tablets, although it certainly gets easier as time goes on. Alternately, you can use the speech dictation feature of iPad.

Knowledge is the only way to maximize the iPad’s technological abilities. Everything from apps to buttons need to be understood fully. The information that follows is for the person who owns an iPad who wants to learn more about it.

TIP! You should know what kind of care an iPad needs. First of all, keep your iPad out of direct sunlight and don’t leave it locked inside your hot car.

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 of the ways you can extend the time your battery retains its charge is by adjusting the brightness of your screen. You will discover that the brightest settings are rarely necessary.

TIP! If you lose the iPad, do you want to know how to find it? Go to Settings, then iCloud. Add your unique Apple ID and select “Find My iPad” at the screen’s bottom.

Did you know that you can create folders on your iPad? To utilize this feature, tap the app you want to until it begins to shake, then drag it where you want to drop it. This will create a folder with both apps. You can easily rename your folder.

Currently Running Apps

TIP! A lot of iPad owners know that their device has an iTunes store, but might not be aware of everything that it has to offer. iTunes U is pretty interesting.

It easy to access the currently running apps on your iPad. Double clicking on your Home button will bring up a bar along the bottom of the screen displaying all of your currently running apps. If you tap on a app in the bar, you can quickly switch to it. In order to get rid of the bar, swipe downwards on the screen.

TIP! The iPad has preloaded apps you might never use. However, many of these can’t be deleted.

Did you accidentally start a noisy app? Press volume down for a few seconds to mute quickly. If you find yourself needing to mute sound frequently, you may want to set up the orientation lock button to work as a muting control.

TIP! Clicking the home button twice shows you the current apps that you have open. This will bring up a bar at the bottom of the screen which shows all the currently running apps.

Are you sick of your iPad asking you to become part of a Wi-Fi network? Then go to settings and eliminate the possibility. Go to Settings and choose the Ask to Join Network option. By choosing that option, you will never again be bothered by the invitations.

TIP! Different lighting is needed for different environments, and you can change it on your iPad. Screens that are typically bright are dimmable through two taps of the Home button, followed by a swipe to get the setting tool.

In your inbox, you may want to see more than the first few lines. Visit “settings” followed by “mail” and find the “preview” setting. Changes this setting to display up to five lines. This will allow you to see more, which will make it faster for you to skim through your emails.

There is no hard-copy manual for iPad, but if you want one, you can download it and print it. Apple changed to a downloadable version to stay green.

TIP! Even if you think this is unnecessary, it is wise to add a security feature to your iPad. If you happen to lose it, you wouldn’t want those with nefarious intentions having access to your personal information.

If you are like most people, you receive many emails each day and do not need to be notified each time. You can turn this notification off. To do so, go to Settings and General. When you are in General, then go to Sounds. Then, select the option to turn the New Mail alert off or reduce the volume of the alert.

TIP! Do you find reading e-books on the iPad hurts your eyes? Try dimming the screen. You can change the level of brightness in Settings, or you can simply do it within the iBooks application with the slider.

Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. Instead of tapping a link quickly, hold it until a menu appears. This pop-up menu provides you with the opportunity to use a new tab to open an additional link.

TIP! Post on forums like MacRumors and iPadforums. You are able to learn a lot from people who can do this differently.

Are you interested in easily retrieving your iPad if it gets lost? Just go to your iPad’s Settings and then click on iCloud. Type in you personal Apple ID code and make sure the “Find My iPad” function is turned on. With this on, if you do lose the ipad, you can go to iCloud.com to find where it is located.

TIP! The keyboard on the iPad isn’t your only choice. Big fingers and that tiny keyboard don’t mix! If you find it difficult, you can simply purchase a Bluetooth enabled keyboard for your iPad.

If you want to learn more about your iPad, use the advice here. You will find that becoming familiar with the different features and apps of your iPad will help you a lot in many of your daily tasks.