If you are a mother, doctor, student or even a bum, there is a use for the iPad for you. It can do so much, but many people don’t know about all the features. Check out this article to get some of the insider tips and tricks and maximize your iPad.
Are you getting too many notifications? If some apps send notifications, you do not need, you should go to your settings and tap on notifications. You will then have access to a complete list of your apps and be able to choose which notifications you want to receive.
Do you have an Apple TV? You should be able to stream some of the content stored on your iPad to this TV. Open the content on your iPad while you are next to your Apple TV and wait for the Airplay icon to appear. If you tap it, your content will be sent to your TV.
Are you constantly annoyed by the AutoCorrect on your iPad? Try this trick in the future. After you finish typing your word, tap on it in the suggestion’s area. That will ensure that you get what you typed instead of the AutoCorrect suggested a word that automatically gets inserted when you hit a space.
Put an end to WiFi connect messages. Tired of being notified every time you stray into a WiFi zone? In the Wi-Fi section of Settings, there is an option to turn off “Ask to Join Networks“. You can still manually join any network, the iPad will just stop notifying you of every time one is in range.
Are you worried about possibly losing your iPad? Enter Settings and then look at iCloud. There, place in your ID. Look then to the bottom area of the page to turn on “Find My iPad“. 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’s time to experience all of those fascinating applications for yourself. Double-click the Home button, and they appear in an instant at the very bottom of whichever screen you are currently on. This trick may save a ton of time versus scrolling through several screens looking for something.
A lot of iPad owners know that their device has an iTunes store, but might not be aware of everything that it has to offer. There is an interesting feature of the iTunes store called iTunes U. In this section, there are various educational audio podcasts on a variety of different subjects. You can learn nearly anything.
iPad is Pre-loaded With Lots of Apps
The iPad is pre-loaded with lots of apps you have no use for. That said, they can’t be removed, either. If you find that there are several built-in apps that you aren’t using, create a folder to contain them. Without these apps to clutter your screen, you can do more with your preferred apps.
If you aren’t sure if an iPad is for you(it is)then you should ask to borrow one from a friend. After playing with it for an hour or two, then you will have a much better idea of exactly what it is capable of and what it can do for your life.
If you enjoy listening to audiobooks, you’ll love the VoiceOver application under Accessibility settings. This feature will read aloud any text displayed on the screen. Open your favorite e-book or blog and your iPad will read it to you! This is perfect for listening in your car or while you are doing work around the house.
Accessing the second screen of your keyboard every time you need a full stop can quickly become annoying. You can save a lot of time when you type by pressing the space bar twice when you need to insert a full stop in your text or by using a wireless keyboard.
All of the satellite navigation applications on the iPad are not free. A good substitute for this is using the Maps instead. Tap on Directions in the upper left of Maps. The iPad will then figure out your location and will direct you on each stage of your travels to your destination.
The iPad’s second keyboard is full of special characters, but it can be tiresome attempting to engage this new window over and over again. Holding the “?” key and quotations will pop up in their place. This is a quick save that prevents wasted time and unneeded button presses. If you are quoting a reference or part of speech, this will become a handy hotkey.
There May be Many Apps That You Do not Use On iPad
There may be many apps that you do not use on an iPad, but you are not allowed to delete some of them. The best thing to do to get them out of your way is to move all of them into a folder. This way, you will only see the one folder icon and not a ton of icons for things you don’t use.
If you are writing a lengthy article or submission, finding the best hotkeys is a necessity. A quick double tap of the space and you’ll find a full stop and space appear in its place. This is a commonly used tool when writing on the iPad and saves a lot of time in the process.
iPad Automatically Retrieve Emails From Various Accounts
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.
By reading this article you have already improved your iPad use greatly. Don’t forget these great tips and tricks and you will find yourself becoming ever-better at using your great tablet. Pass this article to your family and friends as well, so that no one misses out on the joys of iPads.