The iPad is very popular among every age group that there is. It is an educational tool for children, a gaming device for people of all ages and a business asset to many adults. Really, there’s a lot of ways it can help. Read on to learn more about putting your iPad to use to your fullest advantage.
If you plan to use your iPad to stream movies, play games or listen to music continuously, battery life may be shortened significantly. Adjust the brightness of your screen if you would like to extend the battery’s life. There is no reason to have the screen at full brightness in any situation.
Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. To activate your iPad’s VPN feature, head to settings and click on network tab. You are going to be prompted for both your username and the address of the server. If the server address is not something you personally know, contact your network administrator.
Did you unintentionally open an application that makes a lot of noise? Mute your iPad in an emergency by holding down the volume button. If you find yourself needing to mute sound frequently, you may want to set up the orientation lock button to work as a muting control.
You do not need to tap the small camera roll icon found in the bottom left corner to look at a picture or video you have just taken. All you have to do is swipe the screen right and your video or picture will appear. To see the other photos, keep swiping left.
Set a password to keep your information private. Doing so will completely wipe your phone after 10 attempts.
The iPad’s default setting shows two lines of every email prior to it being opened. You might want to see more than that. To do this, go to Settings>Mail. First go to MAIL. Choose CONTACTS. Then go to CALENDARS. At this point, you can adjust preview mail options to get more lines.
If you are in the habit of reading the instruction manual for everything that you buy, you need to know that the iPad’s manual is only available via download. Apple has a minimalist approach towards their products.
You can keep tabs open by opening new pages inside a new tab. When you find a website in Safari, hold your finger on the link. A menu will appear. A pop-up menu will appear. One of the options allows you to launch a new tab with that link.
Does the battery charge icon distract you on your iPad screen? If so, then it’s possible to turn this off, and it’s quite simple. Start off with your Settings menu. Then click Usage under the General Settings. Under the Usage menu, you will be able to turn off the display.
Wouldn’t you like to track a lost iPad? Go into your Settings menu and pick iCloud. Put your Apple ID in, and where it says to “Find My iPad,” click the button to turn it on. When your iPad disappears, you’ll be able to track it on iCloud.com.
Visit your frequently used applications faster and with greater ease. Just double-tap the home button, and you will see them on the bottom of the screen. This can save you time when switching between apps because you don’t have to go back to the home screen and navigate to the app.
Auto brightness really helps 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 can help extend your battery life, increasing your production during the day. Find the setting under “Brightness & Wallpaper” in the settings area.
If you want to access your documents on your PC or Mac, use iTunes to sync your iPad. It’s very easy to interact with iTunes now and share documents. When you also use email, you can literally send anything to the iPad.
The preloaded apps that came with your iPad might not correspond to your needs. Unfortunately, some of them cannot be erased. Put these programs into a folder and move it to a location that is removed from where you typically spend your time. That way, you can focus your attention on what you actually do use.
Use your iPad to enjoy music purchased from iTunes. If you aren’t eager to download songs from your existing iTunes account, there is another option. Just go to iTunes and enable Home Sharing for your iPad. Then visit your chosen music app on your iPad, select More and follow that by selecting Shared. Then, listen to your music!
There are two ways you can view PDFs on the iPad. You can either put your PDF in iTunes and sync your iPad with it, or you can email them to yourself on iPad. Either way works well, so try both and see which you prefer.
Street View is available on the iPad’s Google Maps app. Complete a search on the map and you will see a red pin appear. Once your red pin shows up, tap it and then tap the white and red person icon to load your Street View feature.
Did you know that you don’t have to use your iPad’s keyboard? The small keyboard on an iPad can be difficult to type on. Buy a inexpensive Bluetooth keyboard instead to connect to your iPad. They will make typing much easier.
This article should teach you some of the basic iPad functions and a couple of useful secrets for your benefit. Try out some of its amazing features to see what can really be done with one. As you gain additional knowledge about its abilities, you will realize the help this device really can provide.