Helpful Advice For Anyone Who Is New To IPads

TIP! The iOS on the iPad now supports folders. Start by putting your finger on the app.

The iPad is quite popular with people from all age groups. Children use them for games, while adults use them for business and communication. There are so many possibilities, it is almost impossible to describe them all! Keep reading to learn all the exciting possibilities for things you can do with this exciting piece of technology.

TIP! You can access a remote server using a VPN. If you want to establish a connection to a VPN with your iPad, locate the tab labeled Network and enable the VPN feature.

You can now create folders with your iPad’s iOS. Simply tap and hold the app. It will begin to make a wiggling motion, at which point you can drag and drop the icon onto another one. This will create a folder which holds the two apps. The name of the folder will represent the category of what the apps are. You can rename the folder, if you like.

TIP! Does your iPad prompt you to join new wifi networks all the time? This feature can by turned off by adjusting your iPad settings. You can easily turn this off in the Wi-Fi settings.

Those iPad apps can be addictive, so keep a tally of how many you purchase. Because of the iPad’s convenient features, you can end up spending much more money than you like. The iPad saves your credit card information and you can click away without thinking. So, you need to watch your spending.

TIP! You can view the apps running on your iPad. Some apps can continue to run simultaneously with other things on the iPad.

If WiFi join notifications annoy you, simply get rid of them. You will find an option that says to ask if you want to join networks. Choose that and you’ll quit getting bothered by the invites that are incoming.

TIP! If you’ve ever been interrupted by your iPad at a bad time you likely want to know how to silence it quickly. Mute your iPad by pushing the volume button down for a few seconds.

If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. As long as the person that finds your iPad does not guess the code within 10 attempts your information will be safe.

TIP! Many people struggle to type on tablets, but it gets easier over time. Alternately, you can use the speech dictation feature of iPad.

Lots of people find tablet typing to be tough, though with time, they get more comfortable. Fortunately, you can choose to have your iPad dictate what you say instead. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. Once done talking, press it again and you’ll see what you said.

Calendar App

TIP! Does the battery percentage indicator drive you crazy? It’s simple to turn it off. Begin by entering the menu for your Settings.

You can add Google Calendar to your calendar app by going to Mail/Contacts/Calendars. Go to Add An Account and tap Other. Then click “Add CalDAV” and use your Google log-in. Now leave the settings area and access the calendar app. The calendar should now be updated.

TIP! Because the iPad is not the cheapest gadget around, it’s important that you care for it properly. Lots of iPad owners buy screen protectors.

If you do not want Google used as your default search engine you can change that. Visit your settings, pick “Safari,” and then open up “Search Engine.” This give you the option of choosing Bing or Yahoo as your search engine, if you prefer them to Google.

TIP! You can copy and paste easily. Just hold the text and choose Select.

Because your iPad is a huge investment, it’s smart to care for it well. Get a screen protection if you plan on transporting your iPad. Screen protectors are simply thin plastic and give you more protection. When cleaning your iPad’s screen, be sure to use a cloth that is soft and lint-free. You may lightly dampen the cloth with water to aid in the cleaning process. Never use a household cleaning product!

TIP! Text can be copied and pasted on your iPad. Tap the text you wish to copy, hold, then choose select to select the words you are interested in copying.

After you’ve gone over this article, it should now be clear that this tool can do a lot for you. Try some new features and extend the possibilities. After spending some time learning what your iPad can do, you’ll see how useful it will be.