Buying an iPad is quite the investment, so you want to get as much out of it as possible, right? Are you looking for advice which will help you be a great iPad owner? You’ve come to the right place! This article will guide you through some helpful tips and tricks.

To create folders on an iPad is easy. Simply hold your finger over an application icon until it starts jiggling. Once it starts jiggling, you simply drag and drop it on another application icon. The iPad names the application at the time it is made; however, you can rename the folder to your liking.

Guide On How You Can Use Your iPad Effectively
Guide On How You Can Use Your iPad Effectively

Did you unintentionally open an application that makes a lot of noise? You are able to mute volume right away by simply pressing and holding the – volume button until the sound is off. If you need it often, you can set it up so your lock button can also work as a button mute the iPad.

iPad Doesn’t Come With A User Manual

Even though your iPad does not come with a user manual, you can download one for free. Apple has a free PDF on their website containing the User Guide for the iPad. It also comes as an e-book you can read in iBooks, which is a free downloadable app available in the App Store.

Your iPad will now support a VPN connection. You just need to configure it first. Start by going to your Settings menu. Look under General to find Network. Choose the VPN and switch that slider to On. You can then add the VPN configuration using your account details and server.

Multiple Pages

A fantastic way to keep multiple pages open is by opening them in new tabs. If you are in the Safari browser you can tap on it and then a menu will pops up. In this pop-up menu, you will have the option to open the new link in a new tab.

Get a screen protector for your iPad before you begin to use the device. While the screens on the iPads are of very high quality, they can still be damaged relatively easily if they are not protected. The smallest grain of dirt rubbed across the screen with your finger can result in a large scratch.

Because iPads are expensive, it is a good idea to care for them properly. A lot of people get screen protectors. A screen protector is a thin, plastic sheet that will help protect your screen. When cleaning your iPad’s screen, use soft cloths that are just barely damp. Never use a cleaning solution that you use around the house.

FaceTime

Take the time to set up your contacts in FaceTime. When you set up FaceTime, it will remember the email you use to access iTunes, but additional emails can be added. If you have more that you want to be set up, you can do it under settings.

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.

Tips and Tricks

A forum is a great place to learn tips and tricks about the iPad. Some of these forums give you advice that will have you becoming an iPad expert in no time. You can also tell people about yourself and look at archives for helpful information.

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.

Make use of folders. To do this, simply tap and hold on an app until the app shakes. Once you do this, drag this app over an icon and release. Doing this will create a folder that contains both your apps. The name of your folder will depend on the apps’ category. However, if you don’t like this name, you can change it.

You can show the web your strongest emotions by simply turning your caps lock on with new iOS devices, such as the iPad. Rather than fighting the shift key over and over again, you can now double tap the button and enter caps-lock mode. This setting is great for typing an entire sentence or paragraph in a capital font.

The iPad is a wonderfully portable device, but always be sure to store it correctly. Keep your iPad away from excessive heat or prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. Heat and sunlight can seriously diminish your battery life, and thereby decrease the amount of time you can use your iPad before you have to plug it in.

Hidden Apostrophe

Use the hidden apostrophe on the virtual keyboard’s first screen instead of navigating to the second screen. Simply hold down on the exclamation mark key. A hidden apostrophe option then appears. Slide your finger up to select it. This shortcut comes in handy for typing emails and other messages.

The iPad is an exceptional tool for both home cooks and professional chefs alike. There are apps for you to store your own recipes or those which provide recipes from experts. There are measurement conversion apps, which help you to figure out your ingredients. There are even apps, which supply ingredient substitutions. Take your iPad into the kitchen today!

Wi-Fi Notifications

Do you want to turn off your Wi-Fi notifications? You can easily turn this off. Go to Settings, Wi-Fi, and simply turn off the Ask to Join Networks feature. You will still be able to hop on a network if you desire. It is still possible, but you will not have to see notifications popping up at all times.

Do you know how to make your iPad an amazing tool now? Do you feel confident in telling others what you have learned? Put this advice to use and share with others. You’ll feel good in knowing all you can, plus be able to provide that knowledge to others. Enjoy your iPad!