Oprah says that iPad is one of the best things ever invented. It can be confusing for someone who is just discovering the iPad. This article will describe the iPad’s many benefits so you can make the most out of it.
Watch what apps you have running. The apps may be running while you are doing other things. Double-click Home to see what’s currently running. Current apps will show up along the screen’s bottom. Press the Home button again or swipe down to clear the bar.
Is that app you just launched making too much noise? Press and hold the button used to turn down the volume, and the device will mute automatically. Alternately, you could configure the button labeled LOCK ORIENTATION to use instead of the mute button.
Don’t use your iPhone charger for your iPad if you are short on time. Your iPad doesn’t have the same wattage as your iPhone which is 10 watts as opposed to 5 watts on the phone. If you use your iPhone charger for your iPad, it will take forever to charge. It’s wise to only use the charger that came with the iPad.
A lot of people find it hard to type on tablets, but it gets easier the more you do it. There is a speech dictation function on your iPad. Hit the home button before tapping on the small microphone. After you have dictated your piece, tap the icon one more time and your text will display.
Using shortcuts can make sending messages easier. You can finish up a sentence by tapping twice on the space bar to add a period and a space. This means you do not have to do it yourself manually, and you have more free time to compose messages to those you know.
If you want to browse a new web page without losing track of what you were browsing before, use the tabbed browsing feature. In Safari, tap and hold that link until a menu pops up. Here, you can choose to open the link in a tab.
Are you worried about possibly losing your iPad? If yes, go to the iCloud settings in the Settings area. Fill in your ID when prompted, which will log your system into the database. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
iPads are expensive, so take good care of yours. Get a screen protection if you plan on transporting your iPad. These are thin plastic and give heightened protection to the screen area of the iPad. To keep your iPad looking like new, use a damp soft cloth to wipe off the front and back. Do not use any harsh cleaning agents to clean your iPad.
There is a way to keep your kids safe as they surf on the iPad. Just click on settings and turn on parental controls. With the iPad you can set parental settings to block and harmful content.
Do you find it annoying when you’re surfing with your iPad and have no clue where hyper-linked words lead? You can fix this easily. You can’t hover over the hyperlinked words to discover the URL, but you can touch and hold on them. This reveals the hyper-linked URL.
Did you know that the iPad has the ability to cut and paste snippets of text? All you have to do is tap on your text and then copy it. The text you want to copy will be highlighted in yellow, but you can change your selection. Choose copy once you are done. You can paste, then, by pressing, then holding, and choosing “paste”.
Turning on your iPad’s auto brightness feature is a great way to extend battery life. The iPad will automatically adjust its brightness depending on the room that you are in. This can help extend your battery life, increasing your production during the day. Go to Settings/Brightness and Wallpaper.
Now you can get started with your iPad since you understand it. Use the tricks and advice here that fit your needs. Make the most of this technological wonder. Learning as much about the iPad as possible will make your investment in the device worthwhile.