You have been interested in making better use of your iPad, but since its technology is so new, you sometimes run into difficulties. Do not allow it to become an expensive app gaming console. You can do so many amazing things with an iPad. If you’re ready to learn more about how the iPad can be used to entertain and empower, read on.
iPads now support folders. To utilize this feature, tap the app you want to until it begins to shake, then drag it where you want to drop it. This action will make a folder that contains both apps named with whatever category the apps are. This folder can be easily renamed.
Pay attention to how much you spend on all those apps you buy. It’s easy to rack up credit card bills with such engaging and entertaining applications that are just a click away. Therefore, it is important to monitor your spending.
“Ding!” Does the chiming of your iPad whenever you receive another email drive you crazy? Are you aware of a quick way to disable that unwanted sound? Just select your Settings button and then General after that. From this tab, choose Sounds. This should display all of your sound options, including the ability to mute or damped new email notifications.
You can make it much easier to send messages if you use shortcuts. For example, tapping the space bar twice when typing a sentence will add a period and a space. You won’t need to labor over your messages using this method.
You can access your Google Calendar in the Calendar app on the iPad by choosing, “Mail,” “Contacts,” and “Calendars” under the Settings menu. Select Add an Account and tap the Other one. Tap the icon Add CaIDAV Account and insert your Google information. Once done, click the calendar app. You should now be set to go.
Take good care of your iPad and it will last longer. Never leave your iPad in your car or in direct sunlight. The heat will damage the battery. Additionally, never mix liquids and iPads, or else you risk damage. You should buy a cover that is padded to provide further protection for the device.
Do you like Google as your search page? If not, you can change it pretty easily. Just click on Settings, then Safari and then Search Engine. You can now decide to use other search engines like Bing if you prefer.
Does it seem like a pain to tap on the bookmarks icon every time you want to access your favorite websites? You can permanently turn on your Bookmarks bar. In Settings, open Safari and select the option to always show the bookmarks bar. Simply turn it on.
Would you like the ability to locate your iPad should it go missing? Then you must go to iCloud, by going to Settings, then iCloud. Insert your Apple ID. Once you do this, the bottom of your screen will flash “Find My iPad” and tap it to turn the feature on. If you happen to lose your iPad simply go to iCloud.com
Screenshots are not hard to take on your iPad. You just press home and sleep together in order to do this. That takes the shot and puts it with the rest of your pictures.
If you need to mute the sound on an iPad, try this tip. Just hold down the volume down button for a couple seconds. This is much quicker than trying to adjust the volume over and over again. Hold the button once more and the volume will return to the former setting.
Turning on auto brightness can extend battery life. Your device is able to sense the strength of the lighting in any given room and adjust itself to fit your lighting needs. This will control the power being drawn from the battery by the screen, and you’ll be able to use the iPad for longer periods before having to charge it. Navigate to Settings and then choose ‘Brightness & Wallpaper’.
Multitask your web browsing experience using tabs. You do not have to close a webpage when you click on a link that opens another. Hold your link rather than tapping it to see a menu of options. Then you can follow the new link in a brand new tab, and the current page stays open too.
Many people find the battery charge percentage on their screen annoying. Fortunately, it is simple to remove. To turn off, simply go into your General Settings and click Usage. Here you can disable it. If you decide you want it back at a later date, simply repeat the process.
Join a special iPad forum or online community. They’ll teach you about their own tips and tricks. This is a great chance, also, for you to talk about your own experiences.. In the event that you experience trouble with you iPad, there will be many willing and able forum members waiting to assist you.
Having read this article, you have a sound foundation to make the best use of iPad in your business and personal life. It, quite literally, does just about everything! Stay in the know and digest all the new information that comes out about the device. There are plenty of new apps you should explore now that you know more about your iPad.