What is there to say about the iPad which hasn’t been said before? Some say it is the tool of the future, while others think it is nothing more than a toy. If you are interested in using the iPad, this article can help you.
Before you purchase an iPad, you should take the time to make a list of the features you need and decide what kind of storage size you want. There are different models of iPads available and there is no point in spending money on features you are never going to use.
Did you know that when you are charging your iPad on a flat surface, it can take a while for the battery light to appear? Don’t panic! Plug it in and wait for a bit. The charging symbol will eventually appear and your iPad has been charging the entire time.
You can keep tabs open by opening new pages inside a new tab. In Safari, touch and hold the hyperlink until a menu pops up. Then just pick to open the page in a brand new tab. You’ll still have your other page handy.
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.
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.
Muting your iPad quickly and easily is easy. The volume down button, when held for two seconds, gets this done. You can pull this off faster than trying to fumble with the volume button each time you want to mute. When ready for original volume level, simply hold the button down again.
Did you know that the iPad has the ability to cut and paste snippets of text? Tap the text you wish to copy, hold, then choose select to select the words you are interested in copying. The text you want to copy will be highlighted in yellow, but you can change your selection. Choose copy once you are done. Next, just hold down in the text box and choose “Paste“.
Password protect your device. This can be a great way to keep prying eyes away from your information and your iPad. Think of a password you can remember, and make sure that it is not the same password as the one you use everywhere else. Write it down so that you can retrieve it if you forget.
Did you just make a typo? Tap and hold on the misspelled word, choose select and you will have access to a replace function. Tap on replace and a list of suggestions will appear. Select the right spelling and the word will be replaced. If the proper selection does not appear, you will have to use backspace and retype the word.
Did your iPad download get interrupted? Did you never receive that bonus item that was supposed to come with your new iTunes album? These are issues that are easily corrected. Just pick the Store menu on iTunes, and look for the option to check for any downloads you may have available.
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.
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.
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.
You cannot go from day-to-day in the calendar function by swiping. You can select the appropriate date using the navigation bar. Today’s date will be colored blue and easily recognizable.
Use “Find My iPad” or “Find My iPhone“. Go to Settings > iCloud, enter your Apple ID and set it up. This way, if you lose your iPad, you simply need to visit iCloud’s site or use the program on another Apple product to locate where your iPad is and find it.
If your iPad has personal information saved, make sure that it is backed up just in case it is stolen or lost. The iPad also contains a feature allowing you to erase all personal data if an unauthorized user attempts to hack into it. Under the “Password Lock” section, set the iPad to erase your data if a user inputs an incorrect password a maximum of 10 times.
An iPad calendar is a tool created specifically for those busybodies that need to keep a tight schedule. A navigation bar is located along the screen’s lower margin that allows for quick jumps from one day to the other. People may now utilize this calendar to schedule events weeks or months in advance. There are also various audible and visual alarms that guarantee they will remember.
Each iPad owner uses their device in a different way. This article just helps you with a little of what you can learn with the iPad. Use them as a springboard to gain even more knowledge about the uses of this powerful device.