Struggling With An IPad? Check Out These Tips

TIP! If you love to utilize your iPad for media, your battery life can deplete fast. Lowering the brightness on the screen can prolong the life of the battery.

You must understand how to control the iPad to get the most out of it. You need an intimate understanding of all the iPad’s capabilities. These tips are meant for people who want to really get everything out of their iPad.

TIP! You can now create folders with your iPad to store valuable information. To do this, press and hold on an app for a while, and it will start to jiggle.

Buying apps can be like buying drugs, so budget accordingly. It is very easy to accidentally spend more than you intended on iTunes, for example. The app stores your credit information, so you can just buy, buy, buy with a single click! Hence, you should set a limit on how much to spend on them.

TIP! You can adjust your email settings to allow you to increase the number of lines displayed in preview. Go to the Mail menu under Settings and choose “Preview.

Did you accidentally launch a loud app? Press and hold the volume down feature until you get to mute. If you use mute often, you can set the lock orientation key to act as your mute button.

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TIP! Does the battery percentage indicator drive you crazy? If you want to, you can just turn it off. Start by going to Settings.

If you need to charge up in a hurry, do not use an iPhone charger on the iPad. The wattage required by the iPad is twice as much as that for the iPhone. It’ll take a long time for an iPhone charger to totally charge an iPad. Just use the original charger that was given with the iPad.

TIP! If you do not want Google used as your default search engine you can change that. In the settings app, navigate to Safari > Search Engine.

With the default setting you can see the first two lines of any emails before you open them. It might be desirable to view more before opening the email. You can select mail from your settings. From Mail, choose Contacts, then go to Calendar where you can change the options to preview mail.

TIP! Would you like to locate your iPod if you misplace it? If yes, go to the iCloud settings in the Settings area. Enter your Apple ID before turning on the Find My iPad feature.

You must know how to take care of your iPad properly. It should never be left in a hot car or in direct sunlight. Battery performance is degraded with intense heat. Also, make sure that you do not put it any place where it will come in contact with liquids. A padded cover will offer your iPad additional protection.

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TIP! Want to get to your running apps quicker? Just double click the “home” button, and you will see them all along the bottom of your current screen. That one trick saves you time so you don’t need to scroll through everything to find what you need.

Is the battery percentage annoying or distracting you? This is easy to toggle off. First enter the Settings menu. From here, click on Usage which is found under the General section. Here, you can turn off the battery percentage indicator if it bothers you.

TIP! Your iPad is fabulous for playing music, but have you discovered podcasts? These are actually radio shows that last from a few minutes to a few hours. When music loses your interest, podcasts can provide alternative entertainment.

Your iPad is not an inexpensive mobile device; therefore, you should take proper care of it. Screen protectors for the iPad are quite popular. This is a thin plastic film that adheres to your screen and keeps it safe. To keep your iPad looking like new, use a damp soft cloth to wipe off the front and back. Don’t use things like window cleaners when you’re trying to wash your iPad off.

TIP! Auto brightness really helps extend battery life. Using this option, your iPad can adjust its lighting to match the lighting where you are.

A lot of people know that their iPads have iTunes, but they do not know all that they can do with it. If you are interested in learning, try out the iPad’s iTunes U application. This will give you podcasts that are educational in nature so that you can broaden your learning base.

When it’s time to further your iPad experience, apply what you’ve just learned. You’ll find that your iPad never leaves your side once you know all it does.