So you’ve just bought a new iPad, and you want to know how to use it with all its apps and gadgets. Great! There is much to know, so consider the following helpful advice when it comes to getting started. You will be using it for everything in no time at all.
Buy a good-quality case and screen protector for your iPad. You probably paid a lot of money for your iPad, so you need to ensure that you keep it protected against damage. A good-quality case will protect your iPad from minor accidental falls, while a screen protector will stop the screen from getting scratched.
You can bring up a list of every app currently running on your iPad. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. You can scroll through the applications or choose one of them. Swipe downward on the screen to make the bar disappear.
If you use your iPad to store sensitive information, you can turn on a feature that will delete all this data in case a wrong password is entered ten times. Go to your settings, tap on general and select the passcode lock feature. Use a password you will not easily forget.
iPad Shows The First Two Lines of an Email By Default
The iPad shows the first two lines of an email by default. In some cases, you may want to see more before you open it. You can do this by choosing the mail icon in settings. Got to Mail and choose Contacts. After that choose Calendar and change the options for previewing mail.
You will find that iPads now have an easy way to be muted. The original iPads did not have a mute button. With the advent of iOS 4.3, it became possible to mute the audio easily. Holding down the volume button helps to mute your phone fast.
Your FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. You can add as many emails as you wish. Go to the settings area on your iPad and set up your FaceTime for numbers and emails.
If you want to copy text quickly, just press and hold the text to be copied. Then push “copy” and move over to a different app. Push the screen and hold down for a second. You will see a menu appear that gives you the option to “paste“. You can easily copy an entire paragraph in four simple taps.
Protect your information that you have stored on your iPad. Use the passcode lock to lock your iPad if the password is entered incorrectly ten times. This can be done by going to your Settings menu, selecting General, then Passcode lock and finally Erase Data option. This way, if an unauthorized person tries to access your iPad, everything will be deleted.
Turn Off The Autocorrect Feature If it Continues to Mess You Up
Turn off the autocorrect feature if it continues to mess you up. To use it correctly, you simply tap the option that is what you want when it is displayed. If you do not like the options presented to you, simply tap the “X” to close the suggestion box and finish typing the word you want.
The iPad is a great tool for taking and emailing pictures. Once you have a picture that you want to share on your iPad, sending it via email is simple. Just open the photo on your iPad and look for the rectangle in the upper right-hand corner. Click on that and you will be given an opportunity to share via email. Simply choose that option and type in your recipients to send.
The iPad’s “.com” button can multitask. Most people know about the handy “.com” button that makes typing web addresses easier, but it can do much more than that. If the website you are heading to ends in “.net” or “.edu,” simply hold down the “.com” button and you will see several new options pop up.
Do you want your iPad to help you avoid traffic jams?
You can do this with your Maps app. There is a page icon on the bottom right of the screen. Touch that and select Traffic. This will cause the iPad to download traffic data from the Internet. Now you will see green (normal), yellow (slow) and red (stop-and-go) notations on the map.
By turning down the brightness, you increase battery life. The device will automatically adjust the screen brightness depending on the environmental conditions, or you can turn it down manually. On the Home page of your iPad, you can change the screen’s brightness by adjusting the setting that shows as a sun icon.
There are many tablets on the market, so it can be hard to choose sometimes. The iPad is really nice because it is the only tablet which includes iTunes and the iTunes store. This gives you access to applications which have been approved by Apple’s security, meaning you won’t pick up any viruses.
Want a faster than light screenshot with your iPad? It’s now quicker and easier than ever; simply hold down the home and power buttons simultaneously and your screenshot is instantly saved. Look for it later in the Photos App under saved photos albums. You don’t have to do anything else!
Look for a quality video tutorial to help you figure things out that you are having difficulties with. You can find step by step guides to doing just about anything on your iPad. It will benefit you greatly to learn how to do things the right way the first time. These videos will be the easiest way to learn.
You do not have to do this if you are in a different place, this is why you can do it this way. You can find the brightness setting by double-clicking the Home button. You will then be able to adjust the brightness in function of the environment.
iPad is Going To Be Your Friend
Your iPad is going to be your friend when it comes to both entertainment and business. It can do so many different things, and it’s time you started reaping the benefits. Make sure you continue to learn more information, as many more companies continue to cater to the iPad crowd daily.