Ipad Tips To Keep You Productive

TIP! Battery life is typically shorter when using heavier applications like movies and games. Adjust the brightness of your screen if you would like to extend the battery’s life.

Everybody is talking about portable tablets now and especially the iPad. You are missing out if you haven’t already jumped on the bandwagon. The iPad is great for all types of users. Look here to this post to find some great tips to use.

TIP! Stay aware of the amount of money you are paying for the iPad apps that you download. There are many, many helpful apps and it is easy to go overboard.

You can access all apps that are running on your iPad. Press the Home button twice to view all of your current apps. Tapping on an app in this bar will allow you to easily switch focus to that particular app. To get rid of the bar, you should take your finger and swipe it down towards the bottom of the screen.

TIP! It is very important that you know how to take care of your iPad. Firstly, you must keep the iPad away from the sun, and make sure it’s not locked in your car when it’s hot.

If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. There is an option labeled Ask to Join Networks. Turn that off, and you won’t see invitations any more.

TIP! Establish FaceTime telephone numbers and email addresses. The default option is to use FaceTime with your primary email, but this can be changed.

Do you have trouble hunting and pecking on smaller devices? A lot of people do not like typing on the iPad. A simple way to enter text is to use the speech dictation function. Simply depress your home button two times, and hit the small microphone icon. When you are finished you just hit the microphone again and the text will appear on the screen.

TIP! If you have near-constant Internet access, make use of the cloud features introduced in iOS 5. It keeps your content off the hard drive, leaving you space.

Do you feel distracted by seeing the battery charge percent icon on your iPad screen? It can be easily turned off. To begin, enter the menu for your Settings. Under the General section, you will find Usage. Under this menu, you can easily switch off your battery percentage display.

TIP! Copying and pasting text is easy on the iPad. Tap the text you intend to copy and hold your finger down, then choose “select” from the popup menu that appears.

Do you find it annoying to have to access the bookmarks icon via tapping to navigate to your saved websites? You can stop this by permanently enabling the bookmark bar. In Settings, open Safari and select the option to always show the bookmarks bar. Simply turn it on.

Mute Button

TIP! You can sync pages with iTunes to share documents with a Mac or PC. Sharing the documents you have isn’t that big of a deal anymore because there’s the ability for iTunes to work with any platform.

It is easy to quickly mute your iPad. The original iPad did not have a simple mute button. Starting with 4.3 the lock switch was able to be used as a mute button. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.

TIP! Online forums can help you master your iPad. There are quite a few sites out there that offer forums for iPads, and they will have people on them that may be able to help you.

If you bought the iPad for your child and are concerned about them seeing mature content, you can change the settings to block that kind of content. Access the settings and set limits on the availability of mature content. This will block films that are labeled as ‘mature’ as well as bad language.

TIP! Most of the time, you will hold your device on the edges when you take photographs. This will move the shutter button, which can wobble when shooting a photo.

You can listen to music on your iPad, but are you aware you can also listen to podcasts? Podcasts are radio programs that last anywhere from two minutes to two hours, and they can be on all sorts of topics. If you crave something a little more stimulating during your morning commute, try a podcast. There are many different stations and topics that you have to choose from.

TIP! Your iPad lets you change the brightness of your screen depending on where you are. You can change this setting by hitting Home twice, and going to Brightness.

It is possible to copy text and then paste it. Hold down on your text if you want to copy it. Tap again once your text is highlighted in yellow, and choose copy. You are able to paste text by just tapping and then choosing Paste.

TIP! Use the notification settings feature. If you have various apps, you may always get alerted with various popups.

The tips that you read in this article will help you to take advantage of all that your iPad has to offer. If you use them on a daily basis, you will be amazed at just how beneficial it is to have an iPad. Keep this article handy so you can share it with friends and family, too.