Getting The Most From Your New IPad

TIP! If you wish to access servers remotely, you need a VPN connection. The VPN feature on an iPad can be activated by entering the network section of the settings menu.

IPads have skyrocketed in sales during the last few years for a reason. It has so many features, they are fun and they can simplify your life. To make sure you’re getting your money’s worth out of your iPad, you’ve really got some studying to do on its functions. These tips and tricks are just what you need to get started using your iPad.

TIP! Does your iPad continually ask you to join different networks? It is possible to disable this feature by accessing your settings. Go to the tab for Wi-Fi and turn off the last option if you wish to not have any more notifications.

Be watchful of all the apps that are running on your iPad. You’ll find they quickly build up in numbers. If you want to know which apps are currently active, all you need to do quickly tap the home button two times in succession. Any applications running at the time will be shown at the screen’s bottom in a bar. When you are finished with this area, swipe down and the bar will be gone.

TIP! If you are irritated by repeated request to join other Wi-Fi networks, get into your settings menu and change it. There is an option labeled Ask to Join Networks.

Have you ever mistakenly opened a noisy app? Press and hold the volume down feature until you get to mute. If you use mute often, you can set your lock orientation button as a muting alternative.

TIP! There is no need to hit your small camera icon just to see something you just shot. Instead, swipe right and your picture is there.

In your inbox, you may want to see more than the first few lines. Go to your mail settings under the general heading. Reset the number so that it shows five lines at one time Now you can see more of each email in your inbox, speeding up the skimming process.

TIP! It is a pain when you get an email and your iPad chimes every time. It is possible to shut this sound off.

If you have safety concerns should your iPad fall into the wrong hands, set the password to delete your personal data if someone enters the wrong password over and over. This erases everything stored on the iPad if the password is entered incorrectly ten times.

TIP! Access your Google calendar easily by adding it to your contacts on the mail tab. Navigate to Add An Account, and then tap Other.

Your iPad’s default setting lets you see two lines of a new email prior to you selecting it. It can help to see more content before opening it. Choose “Mail” in Settings. From Mail, choose Contacts, then go to Calendar where you can change the options to preview mail.

TIP! Do you despise surfing on an iPad and not being able to determine the location where the hyperlink will send you? You can easily solve this. True, you can’t hover like on a regular computer, but you can touch and hold on the word.

A great way to keep pages open is to open new pages in a new tab. While browsing in Safari, hold down the link and a menu will pop up. You can select the option to have another tab created with the new link content.

TIP! Your iPad is fabulous for playing music, but have you discovered podcasts? There are a variety of radio applications with shows as short as few minutes and others lasting up to a few hours. If you are bored by listening to music while you commute, podcasts may be a suitable alternative.

Does tapping the bookmark menu take too much time? It is possible for your bookmark option to be permanent. Under the Safari menu in Settings, choose the On option next to Always Show Bookmark Bar.

TIP! Did you know that the iPad has the ability to cut and paste snippets of text? Tap the text and hold down on it if you wish to copy it. A menu will pop up allowing you to select that sentence.

Since your iPad plays a major part in your life, you’ll want to know how to properly care for it. A lot of people get screen protectors. This is a thin plastic film that adheres to your screen and keeps it safe. Use a soft microfiber cloth when cleaning your iPad screen. Don’t use any special cleaners while cleaning your tablet.

TIP! Do your eyes feel like they are straining when you read on the iPad? This is easily remedied by adjusting the brightness level to a lower setting. You can change the level of brightness in Settings, or you can simply do it within the iBooks application with the slider.

Sales from iPads have really increased recently due to the myriad of features offered. To ensure that you are getting everything that you can out of your iPad, take advantage of all of the knowledge you have learned about by reading this article and apply it. Use your iPad to its full potential!