The iPad is an amazing piece of technology. You can listen to music or search the web. If you don’t know what the iPad offers, you’ll never take full advantage of it. Keep reading to learn more tricks for iPad users who want to get the most from their device.
Did you know that you can create folders on your iPad? Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. This will combine the applications that you have into a single folder. You can also rename the folder easily.
You can easily access all running apps on an iPad. By double-clicking on your Home button, you will see every running app in a bar near the bottom of the screen. You may switch to another running app, just by tapping that app in that bar. To get rid of this bar, swipe the screen in a downward direction.
Keep track of how much you are spending on iPad apps. There are many, many helpful apps and it is easy to go overboard. So it is very important to keep track of what you spend.
You don’t need to click the camera icon on your screen to view your photos. You can just swipe right with your finger, and you will see the last picture or video you took. To view past pictures, swipe to the left.
With the default setting you can see the first two lines of any emails before you open them. This way you can screen your emails. Go to ‘mail’ under ‘settings’. Then choose Contacts, go to Calender, then pick the Preview option to increase the number of lines.
It can be really annoying to have your iPad chime every time you receive an email. Did you know you can turn off this annoying feature? Just select your Settings button and then General after that. After selecting General, select Sounds. You may turn off the New Mail sound, or lower its volume.
You can add Google Calendar to your calendar app by going to Mail/Contacts/Calendars. You will see an option that lets you Add An Account. Tap the Other option that comes up. You will see an icon that says Add CalDAV Account. Tap this to enter your Google information. Then, exit the settings application and select your calendar application. Everything you needed should be visible.
You can keep tabs open by opening new pages inside a new tab. When you are in Safari, just tap and hold the link until a pop-up menu shows up. Go to the pop up menu, and you can open new links.
When setting up FaceTime on your iPad, make sure that your email and phone number is correct. FaceTime, by default, will use the email address that was used when registering your iPad. If there are several phone numbers or emails that you need FaceTime to know, set them up inside your iPad settings.
Copying and pasting text the iPad is simple. Press and hold the text and press Select. A second tap will highlight a selection of text and allow you to choose the “copy” option. Tap again, hold and choose paste and your copied text will appear.
Forums online are a great way to learn more about your iPad. Lots of websites focus on iPads and can help you learn how to use the device to its full advantage. Sign up and talk to the member for information that will help you become an expert user.
Your new iPad comes preloaded with a lot of apps that you might not wish to use. The catch is that not all of the pre-loaded apps can be deleted. You can put them in a folder and location where they won’t be in your way. That allows you to concentrate on what you want.
Some people hold the iPad horizontally while taking photos. This will cause the shutter to move slightly and could potentially rattle when attempting to snap a picture. Instead, set the lock to freeze its orientation. When you do this, you will be able to access the shutter button easily with your thumb. Once you take the picture, utilize image editor for rotating your pictures or videos.
Although you may deem it unnecessary, it is smart putting a safety feature on the iPad. It is impossible to know when you might lose an iPad accidentally or to theft.
When reading books with your iPad, do you find your eyes becoming tired? Adjusting the brightness will help cure this problem and make reading enjoyable once again. You can access the level of brightness in the settings or directly reduce the brightness on the eBook application by adjusting the slider for the brightness.
Accessing apps without going to the start screen is as simple as double-clicking the home button. Just click the app you are interested in, and you will be there before you know it. Go back to another the same way.
Is your iPad screen getting scratched? You should protect your device if you notice it getting scratched. This protects your iPad, because the last thing you want is your crystal-clear screen becoming marred with annoying scratches.
Make sure your kids are safe when using your iPad online. Go to settings, then click on the option labeled restrictions. Enable the restrictions and you should be good to go. That will make sure your child does not see things beyond what is appropriate for their age. Adult content on sites and videos are going to be restricted.
These tips will make your iPad an even more useful tool. Remember the tips here and make sure you share them with others who own iPads. You can help your friends and family enjoy their iPad experience more when you share all the neat tricks you have learned.