Wednesday, September 11, 2013

If You Have An IPad, Read These Tips

An iPad can help you do a lot of different things. You have probably found a lot of features yourself, but you should read these tips to become an advanced user. You are able to go on Facebook, Twitter, do banking, create documents, etc. with your iPad. Continue reading for more information!

If you plan to use your iPad to stream movies, play games or listen to music continuously, battery life may be shortened significantly. Adjusting screen brightness can help to lengthen your battery life. You’ll likely notice that maximum brightness is not necessary to use your iPad.

The iOS on the iPad now supports folders. Start by putting your finger on the app. As it starts jiggling, you drag the app over another icon and then let go. This will create a folder which holds the two apps. The name of the folder will represent the category of what the apps are. You can then rename this folder if you like.

Make sure you check out your currently running apps. Many of the apps the iPad runs are able to stay in the background when you’re doing other things. To check what is running on the iPad, just double click the Home button. Everything that is open will be displayed in a bar located underneath all of your other information. Click the home button once or do a downward one finger swipe to close the bar.

Go to settings and change them to stop the constant barrage of Wi-Fi network questions. Go to Settings and choose the Ask to Join Network option. Turn that setting off, and you will finally be rid of the constant notifications.

Change your settings so that you can preview more than two lines of an email in your inbox. Go to the Settings, go to the section that says Mail and seek out the setting that says Preview. Change the setting to 5 lines. You will now see more lines of the email while in the inbox.

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Do you use Google calender? Would you like to incorporate it into your iPad calender? In the Mail tab, go to contacts, then calenders. Choose Add An Account, then Other. Choose Add CalDAV Account and enter your Google information. Then, exit the settings application and select your calendar application. You should now be set to go.

Is the battery icon distracting to you? You can disable that. First, you will want to locate the Settings option. You will find Usage under General. When you’re here, the battery percentage display can easily be turned off.

Are you tired of tapping the bookmark icon over and over so you can visit your favorite sites? To resolve this problem, set your bookmarks bar to stay on permanently. Go to Settings, Safari, and then select Always Show Bookmarks Bar and turn it to On.

If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Just depress the volume button for a couple of seconds. That is easier than adjusting your volume time and again. Hold it one more time to revert the volume.

You are now able to quickly mute your iPad. When the iPad originally came out, there wasn’t a dedicated mute button. On the iOS 4.3 you have the option of locking the iPad or muting the sound. Now all you have to do is press the volume-down key and hold it for a few seconds.

Establish FaceTime telephone numbers and email addresses. The email that was used to set up the iPad will be used by default on FaceTime, but it is possible to add others. Just add them in the Settings app.

Copying and pasting text is easy on the iPad. Press at the beginning of the text and choose Select. Tap again once your text is highlighted in yellow, and choose copy. To paste, hold your finger where you’d like the text pasted and, when the menu appears, choose “paste.”

If you’re having issues figuring out how to use your iPad, sign up to an online forum. There are many online sites that can help you become a pro in no time. Introduce yourself and look through the forum archives to find useful information to fast-track your iPad talent.

Some of the applications that come loaded on your iPad may be useless to you. You are also not able to take some of these apps off. Instead, stick these unused apps into a folder together and move them to a location where they won’t bother you. Without these apps to clutter your screen, you can do more with your preferred apps.

Since you now are more informed on how to used the iPad, you can start using it more effectively. The more you learn, the more you will see that the possibilities are endless. You will surely be happy to have this handy little gem.


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