Interested In The IPad? Read This Article

TIP! Pay attention to how much you spend on all those apps you buy. It’s very common for iPad users to run up large bills buying music and apps.

Everyone uses their iPads in different ways. You can add a keyboard to make it a word processing tool. Attach a joystick for better gaming control. Put an app on it that does video conferencing if you need to. Keep reading this article if you want to learn how to make your iPad work for you.

TIP! If you want to review a photo or video you just shot, you do not have to select the camera icon on the bottom left of the screen. Simply swipe your finger to the right to see the most recent video or photo.

Do you get irritated when your iPad asks if you want to join new Wi-Fi networks? This feature can be turned off in your settings. If you would rather not be prompted, you can click the Wi-Fi button and you will not have to deal with this anymore.

TIP! It is a pain when you get an email and your iPad chimes every time. Did you know you can turn off this annoying feature? Go into your settings, then choose the general tab.

When your iPad freezes, you can reboot your device with a soft reset. This is accomplished by holding both the power and home buttons at the same time for around 10 seconds. Wait for your iPad to reboot. To fix a frozen app, simply hold the home button one or two seconds.

Currently Running

TIP! You can change your search engine from the default Google to another you prefer. If you prefer Safari, choose Safari from the Settings menu.

Make sure you check out your currently running apps. Sometimes, the current apps will not be visible in the foreground. In order to view currently running applications, just click your Home button twice. A bar with open and recently-used apps will appear at the bottom. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.

TIP! Is clicking the Bookmarks button driving you nuts? You should activate the bookmark bar. Enter the Settings menu, select Safari, and enable Always Show Bookmarks.

You can change alert notifications that you get for Wi-Fi networks with ease. You will see the choice that asks if you want to join networks. Choose that and this will no longer pop up.

TIP! Access your email and phone numbers by setting up FaceTime. By default, FaceTime on your iPad will include the email that you set the iPad up with, but you can add more.

You can adjust your email settings to allow you to increase the number of lines displayed in preview. Go to Settings, Mail, and Preview. You can change this from 2 lines to 5 lines. This way, you can view more of the email, speeding up your skim-through process.

TIP! Hold down on your text if you want to copy and paste it. Next, choose copy and go into the field that you want the text.

You must know how to take care of your iPad properly. Firstly, you must keep the iPad away from the sun, and make sure it’s not locked in your car when it’s hot. Exposure to heat will damage your battery. Keeping your iPad away from water is rule number two. It is also wise to purchase a padded cover to provide added protection for your iPad.

Bookmarks Bar

TIP! Most people use iTunes, but many are overlooking some great features. A great feature is iTunes U, which you can access on your iPad.

Is clicking the Bookmarks button driving you nuts? Enable your bookmarks bar for permanent status, and you will never again have this issue. Start with Settings, then choose Safari. You will see an option for always showing your bookmarks bar. Enable it to the On position.

TIP! Your new iPad comes preloaded with a lot of apps that you might not wish to use. However, many of these can’t be deleted.

Wouldn’t you like to track a lost iPad? Go to Settings, then iCloud. Locate ‘Find My iPad’ at the bottom of your screen and enter your Apple ID. This will allow you to find a lost iPad by going to iCloud.com.

Mature Content

TIP! Have you had a poor experience using the Google engine via your iPad? Simply try selecting a different search engine. Go to your Settings menu, select Safari, then Search Engine.

If you bought an iPad for a younger child and don’t want him or her to access certain things, make sure your settings are set to block mature content. Go into the settings and limit the amount of mature content that is viewable. You can restrict mature films, bad language, and inappropriate content.

TIP! Accessing apps without going to the start screen is as simple as double-clicking the home button. Choose the one you would like to go to and you will be there instantly.

iCloud is an exceptional utility for iPad users who are always online. You can store your files on this server without taking too much space on your iPad. Make sure to keep important information on your device and iCloud as well.

TIP! It is important to protect your children from inappropriate sites when they are surfing the web on your iPad. You can access the Setting menu; hit General and then Restrictions.

Many people are aware of the iTunes store on their iPads, but they don’t always know about all the features. One of the more interesting is iTunes U, or iTunes University. This will give you podcasts that are educational in nature so that you can broaden your learning base.

TIP! Always turn on Find My iPad in case you lose yours. Doing this will permit you to locate your iPad; it will also make it possible for you to remotely delete information stored on it.

Auto-brightness can help you keep your battery charged. Your device is able to sense the strength of the lighting in any given room and adjust itself to fit your lighting needs. The iPad’s backlight gobbles up battery, so this function can easily extend the amount of time that you can use the iPad before charging it. To set this up, look in the settings for Brightness and Wallpaper.

TIP! Back up anything personal that you keep on your iPad in the event that you lose it or someone takes it. You should also set your iPad to erase all data in case someone tries to break into it.

If you want to play games, do homework or talk to people faraway, you can do that with your iPad. You’ll just need to learn a bit about what your iPad can do to fully get the most out of it. Enjoy these tips and your iPad.