The simplicity of the iPad is both what makes it so attractive and what can make it difficult to use. It takes a good base of knowledge to be able to turn the iPad from a fun toy into a real tool. This article has all the advice you need, so read on.
You can scroll back to the top of a long page in your browser without repeatedly dragging your finger across the screen. There is a much more efficient method. All you have to do is tap a finger on the title bar one time. You will zoom right back to the top of the page.
Do you need some help with organizing your busy schedule? Install a Google calendar on your iPad. Tap on the mail section of your settings and select calendars. Choose to add a calendar, select Google as your server and enter your Google account information. Your Google calendar will then be exported to your iPad calendar.
Web content on Your iPad
When viewing web content on your iPad, you may have to scroll down for what seems like forever. Scrolling your way back to the top of the page is time-consuming and annoying. To move instantly back to the top without scrolling, simply tap on the title bar, which is located at the top of your screen.
Considering your iPad is quite a big investment, you must care for it properly. Install a screen protector. This is a simple plastic cover that offers protection to the screen. To clean the screen, simply use soft cloths that are slightly damp. Avoid using window cleaners or other types of cleaners to clean your iPad.
Talk to your friends about what applications they use. You may not know that a certain app exists, but your friends might and that app might end up being your favorite. Every now and then, check out what your friends are using, and it might give you some ideas for yourself.
You do not have to save documents to your iPad to share them. Access them via the Internet and open your share menu. You will then have access to a list of all the documents you opened. Tap on the document you want to share. If you want to share an entire page, you will be able to send it as a Word document or as a PDF.
You Can Use a Keyboard With iPad
Some people love their iPad but miss the actual keyboard. The good news is that any Apple wireless keyboard will work with it. It will also work with any keyboard that uses Bluetooth. There are some iPads that already have a handy keyboard built in too.
It is possible to sync pages by using iTunes so that documents can be shared with Macs or PCs. This can be done quick and efficiently to save time. This is even better when you realize you can send PDF documents via email to anyone, anywhere and download all of them remotely.
Your can choose to have the lock key on your iPad either mute the volume or lock your iPad’s orientation. Please note, early iPad versions don’t have this feature. iPads operating on iOS 4.3 or later have this capability. The volume decrease button is also a mute button.
Do You Want to See All The Running Apps
Do you want to see all the running apps on your iPad? Then, double-click the Home button and every app will display at the bottom of your screen. If you want to run one of the running apps, simply tap it. Simply swipe your screen down to eliminate the bar.
Your iPad will automatically retrieve emails from your various email accounts, and this is quite convenient. To improve your battery life, however, set your iPad to retrieve your emails a minimum amount of times. Unless you need access to your emails immediately, this can be a great way to increase the amount of time you will be able to use your iPad before it becomes necessary to plug it in.
Google is Perfect for Showing Locations
Google is perfect for showing locations and landmarks up close, but other map applications are becoming popular overnight. Maps is a great source for a direct route to where you need to be. They offer a step-by-step tour and is a must-have tool for the iPad fanatic. Alternative routes, choice of transport, and traffics estimations are all bonus features that make this program even better.
Quick Apostrophe Key
A hidden feature on the iPad’s keyboard is the quick apostrophe key. When using Mail, Notes or Pages you do not have to go to the second keyboard when you need to use an apostrophe. Tap down and hold the “!” key. An apostrophe will appear above, and you just slide your finger to select.
If you want to take a picture of your iPad screen, just press the Home and Power buttons simultaneously. You will hear a click and see a flash as if a flash bulb has gone off, and your photograph is now in the Photos app. You can email them to yourself if you wish.
Google Calendar into Your Calendar
Are you aware that it is possible to migrate your own Google Calendar into your calendar app? This can be utilized by going to settings, mail, contacts and finally calendars. First, add an account, then select Other. Select Add CalDAV Account, then place your Google log-in credentials in there.
IPads are available both new and used these days. If you don’t need the newest device you can consider purchasing a used one at a large discount. Purchase refurbished devices is another way to save some money without sacrificing quality of the product. Be sure to purchase on with a warranty.
Clean up Your Browsing
Clean up your browsing in Safari. With Settings>Safari, you can clear the cache, the history, and your cookies. Simply going in and fixing these things can protect your privacy and help you to keep Safari working as efficiently as possible. You might want to think about clearing some of these things at least once a week.
With the tips here, you are now geared to make your iPad the machine you need it to be. Whether you want to use it for word processing or just gameplay, it can be all you need and more. Enjoy your new technology and take good care of it so it can last for many years.