Making IPads Work For You In The Way You Want

You can get a lot out of your iPad if you just take the time to learn its functions. It’s important to learn all you can. Keep on reading to get better use out of your iPad.

You can wipe out your iPad battery pretty quick if you use the device to game, play music or stream video content for long periods of time. One way to make you battery last longer is to adjust your screen’s brightness. Most of the day, you will not require your brightness on the highest setting.

Be aware of the amount you are spending to purchase apps for your iPad. It is so simple to use your iTunes application that you can rack up a huge bill without realizing it. Because of this, ensure that you don’t spend more than you have.

Remain aware of the apps that are currently operational on your device. Many of the apps the iPad runs are able to stay in the background when you’re doing other things. If you want to see what else is running on your iPad, just double-click the Home button. A bar with open and recently-used apps will appear at the bottom. Press the Home button again or swipe down to clear the bar.

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If WiFi join notifications annoy you, simply get rid of them. There is a tab you can select to stop your iPad from asking you to join networks. Choose that and you’ll quit getting bothered by the invites that are incoming.

If time is of the essence, avoid charging your iPad with an iPhone charger. The iPad uses 10 watts, while the iPhone uses 5 watts. If you use your iPhone charger for your iPad, it will take forever to charge. Stick with the charger sent with the iPad.

You can adjust the settings so you can see more than a couple of lines from the emails in your inbox. Under Settings, navigate to Mail, and look for the Preview setting. You can adjust this to 5 lines. You will now see more lines of the email while in the inbox.

A lot of people aren’t very good at typing on a tablet, even though it gets easier later. You can utilize the speech recognition abilities of the device. Tap the Home button two times, and then tap the Microphone button. When you finish talking, press the icon button again and you will see your words appear as text.

If you have safety concerns should your iPad fall into the wrong hands, set the password to delete your personal data if someone enters the wrong password over and over. This feature erases everything recorded on your phone after someone has tried and failed 10 times.

If you are one of those people that like to read a manual when you buy a new toy, you can download one onto the iPad if you need it. Apple is all about minimalism and they would rather you download one than to include one with all of their products.

Does the battery indicator on your iPad distract you? You can disable that. First enter the Settings menu. Find Usage under the General tab. You will then have access to the battery percentage display and have the option to turn it off.

Does the battery indicator on your iPad distract you? If so, then it’s possible to turn this off, and it’s quite simple. First enter the Settings menu. Find the Usage category, beneath the General tab. Here, you can turn off the battery percentage indicator if it bothers you.

What happens if your iPad is stolen or lost? Go to Settings, then iCloud. Put in your Apple ID,and on the bottom of the screen where it says “Find My iPad,” turn it on. You will then be able to see where your iPad is on a map by visiting iCloud.com and logging in with your Apple ID.

It is easy to get a screenshot of a page displayed on the iPad. You just press home and sleep together in order to do this. Click! The photo will be taken and visible in your Photos app.

If you would like to take a screenshot while you are using your iPad, it is very easy to do. Simply press and hold the sleep and home buttons simultaneously. This will take a screenshot and save it with your other pictures.

FaceTime is great for getting email and keeping contacts. FaceTime, by default, can include your iPad’s set up email, but you may add more. If you have multiple emails or numbers, each one can be recognized by FaceTime.

Because your iPad is a huge investment, it’s smart to care for it well. Install a screen protector. These thin, plastic sheets give your iPad’s screen extra protection. Whenever you clean the screen of your iPad, use a soft cloth that has been lightly dampened with water. Do not use chemical products to clean your iPad.

If you are wanting to do a fast copy and paste, simply select and hold the text and tap the Select button. After clicking copy, you can go into another application and place your finger down where you would like the text to go. You can then paste. To do this with a whole paragraph, you’ll need to press four times.

You can mute your sound quickly on your iPad. When the iPad originally came out, there wasn’t a dedicated mute button. With the advent of iOS 4.3, it became possible to mute the audio easily. Now all you have to do is press the volume-down key and hold it for a few seconds.

Your iPad can easily copy, cut, and paste text similar to a home computer. You should tap on the sentence you need to copy, hold and tap on select in the menu that appears. Tap again when the text has been highlighted in yellow, and then choose copy. You are then able to paste by tapping, then holding and then selecting the paste option.

Create FaceTime phone contacts, as well as emails. FaceTime, by default, can include your iPad’s set up email, but you may add more. Go to the settings of your iPad and add the email addresses and phone numbers you want to see on FaceTime.

A way to extend the battery life of your iPad is to lower the screen brightness. This is very useful if you are out and waiting for an important email. Decrease the brightness by double tapping the Home icon.

Do you know what podcasts are? These audio programs last in length from a few minutes to a couple of hours, and are available on a number of topics. If you crave something a little more stimulating during your morning commute, try a podcast. You are sure to find something that peaks your interest.

You can control notifications. If you have various apps, you may always get alerted with various popups. Fix this by navigating to Settings > Notifications. This will allow you to easily manage the apps that alert you, and you can turn off the ones you don’t need. That way, you only get alerts from apps that are important to you.

You might never use all of the apps on your iPad. 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. This will leave your home screen available for apps that you actually use regularly.

There are two ways in which you can display a PDF. You can see the PDF through email or right on your iPad. Try both methods and perhaps you could use iTunes to access PDFs at home and send emails to yourself when you cannot access your home computer.

Most people hold an iPad on its sides when they take a photo. That could make your shutter button move, resulting in wobbling while taking the photo. Give the orientation lock a try. This helps your thumb reach the shutter button easier. After you snap the picture, edit the image with the editor and rotate the video or image at a later time.

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Choose if you want your lock key to actually lock the device’s orientation or to mute its audio. The early iPad’s cannot perform this function. iPads operating on iOS 4.3 or later have this capability. The iPad can be muted by holding down the volume button.

Google Maps lets you view addresses using street view. Complete a search on the map and you will see a red pin appear. Once you do this, hit the pin and then the white and red icon. This will load your iPad’s Street View feature.

A way to extend the battery life of your iPad is to lower the screen brightness. The device will automatically adjust the screen brightness depending on the environmental conditions, or you can turn it down manually. To change the brightness, just double tap your Home button and touch the icon shaped like the sun.

Is your screen getting scratched up? The iPad’s screen is resistant to damage, however, if you are starting to notice little scratches, it is time to apply a screen protector. This avoids damage to both the iPad and your fingers.

Are you unhappy with the Google search engine on your iPad? This is simple to change. Select Search Engine under the Safari tab of Settings. You will see a list from which you can select a new default search engine. You can use Bing or Yahoo if you don’t like Google.

Would you like to see PDFs on your iPad? To do this, you’ll need to move the files to an email address to display them with the iBooks function. If you’re near a computer, then you can synch your PDf with the iPad by going to the iTunes app and choosing the book tab.

There are two ways to show a PDF. Send it to yourself through email on your device or open it up in iTunes. Do it both ways initially to identify which way is easier for you. You may find that both work well and that you use them in different circumstances.

Back up anything personal that you keep on your iPad in the event that you lose it or someone takes it. Also, set the option that wipes your iPad if someone tries to crack the password using brute force. Navigate to General Settings and go to the Password Lock function. From here, you can set your iPad to dispose of all information whenever someone enters the wrong password ten times.

It is simple to copy text on your iPad by just double-tapping on a keyword. That being said, it’s difficult to copy an entire paragraph if you use this method. Tap the editable text you have chosen 4 times and the entire paragraph will be copied. You can also use this method for the web address bar.

After you read this you know how to effectively use your iPad. It is a powerful and useful little gadget. Remember these tips and start grabbing some of the opportunities out there.

If your iPad’s volume buttons aren’t responding, you must check Settings, General, and Sounds. You must have the Change With Buttons function turned on in order for this to work. The volume slider helps adjust your volume as well.

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