iPad’s are fragile, astounding little gadgets. They provide such exceptional utility in a tiny, light frame. How can one make their iPad as useful as possible? Well, this article is a great place to start, as the advice below is truly some of the best available, so read on to learn more.
Be careful about the apps that you choose to download. Some apps can be very bad for your iPad’s operating system and others will drain your battery at a ridiculously high rate. You can check reviews for an app before you download it right in the screen in which you would access to download it.
If at all possible, use Wi-Fi to connect your iPad to the Internet instead of 3G. Using 3G continuously, you can expect to get around 9 hours of battery life. With Wi-Fi, you can enjoy your iPad for even longer before it needs a charge. If you don’t need to connect to the Internet, disable both.
Are you having a hard time typing on your iPad? You should get a Bluetooth wireless keyboard. Your iPad will recognize any Bluetooth keyboard instantly. If you use the keyboard a lot, purchase a case with a Bluetooth keyboard directly built in it so you do not have to carry your keyboard. everywhere
Organizing Busy Schedule
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.
Did you lose your iPad? If you use the Apple product iCloud, you will be able to locate your iPad or your iPhone. Go to the iCloud website, log in and you will be able to locate your lost iPad or phone on a map. You can also access this feature on another iPad.
Do you like to email your iPad pictures to friends and family? There is a really simple way to do this. Just pick the photo you want to share, then press the arrow button in the top right corner. You will see a selection there that you can use to email the photo.
When checking out any new applications, don’t overlook free options. Many times they are just as good as the paid version, although they may include advertisements. This is also a great way to have a type of trial before purchasing the full version that doesn’t have any obtrusive ads on it.
Use “erase” for your security. If someone is trying to enter your password code and gets it wrong 10 times, all the data on the device will be erased. After all, someone who is trying it 10 times in a row does not mean well, and you certainly don’t want them accessing your information.
Do you find that your eyes start to hurt while you’re trying to read using the iPad? To remedy this, dim the screen’s brightness while you read. You can change this in the Settings menu, or you can use the iBook app’s built-in brightness slider.
Add quotes to your writing with this shortcut. If you need quotes, simply hold down the question mark key. You will then see quotation marks. This can be a major help when you want to include some dialogue or a direct quote into something that you are writing on your iPad.
You can use Google Maps as an alternative to a GPS, even though there is no built-in satellite navigation in your iPad. Launch Google Maps and do a search for directions. You only have to enter your destination and your iPad will automatically figure out your current location. You will then have access to step by step directions.
Do you notice your tablet is slower to load apps and isn’t as snappy in navigation? Have you deleted useless apps and info without any increase in performance? You might try moving your pictures and media to the cloud. That should free up some space. This trick may make your iPad as quick and smooth as it was when you first bought it.
Print right from your iPad. You don’t have to email a document anymore. If you have the right kind of printer, you can simply print from your Share menu with AirPrinter. Many Hewlett Packard printers are compatible, and you can also use Printopia for printers that are connected to Macs.
There is a way to add a Google calendar to an iPad calendar. On an iPad, go to Settings and open Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Add your account, then tap Other. Tap Add CalDAV Account and enter all of your Google Account information. Exit your Settings menu and tap on Calendar to see everything. It will show all calendars by default, but tapping on the Calendars button can let you choose which ones are displayed.
Do you find it distracting to see the percentage of the battery charge of your iPad? Thankfully, there is a way for you to easily turn this feature off. Simply navigate to the Settings tab, then General, and finally Usage. It is here that you can turn the feature off.
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 flashbulb has gone off, and your photograph is now in the Photos app. You can email them to yourself if you wish.
Have you wondered how to utilize the copy and paste feature? All you have to do is tap on the screen and hold your finger down, pressing select, choosing the text, and then pressing the copy icon. Next, switch to the app you would like to paste the text, and then tap and hold down on the screen once again, selecting paste as you do this.
The simple advice goes a long way, whether it be about your life or your tablet. That said, so many people are sharing information about the iPad today, your best bet is to read, listen and learn. Take the advice here and you’ll be sure to use your iPad in the best way possible.