iPad come with the great cache as they are technology we’ve never had before. Being able to carry around a computer in your bag is amazing! You can surf the web, take photos, anything you wish, but only if you know how. Read on to learn from experts who provide their secrets to you.
Whenever possible, use your screen lock to prevent the iPad from switching between portrait and landscape orientation. If you repeatedly pick up and put down the device, the constant switching and adjusting will consume more battery power. You can lock the orientation under the General setting’s screen from your home screen.
If at all possible, use Wi-Fi to connect your device 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.
If you own an iPad, it is a good idea to make a backup. You can force iTunes to make a backup so that your data is properly saved. Go to iTunes and right-click on devices list and select backup. You can also use the same feature in iCloud to backup as well.
Go into your settings, navigate to “General” and slide the side switch to “Lock Orientation”. Typically, this is set to mute, but that can be incredibly inconvenient. For example, if you are trying to read on your iPad, the screen may continuously rotate, causing you some frustration. Fix this ahead of time.
Learn all the things the side switch can do on your device. It is a handy way to turn your audio alerts on and off without affecting your playback sound. You can also use it to lock your screen so that it does not automatically rotate. If you want to use it for some other function, you can change this in the General Settings menu.
It is a pain when you get an email and your device chimes every time. Are you aware of a quick way to disable that unwanted sound? Tap on “Settings”, and then select “General”. Tap Sounds. Find the New Mail sound and adjust it to your preference.
Do you have multiple users on the same iPad? You may not want them to view your online history. You can delete the browser history quickly. Open the Settings app and tap on Safari. Once Safari is open, then tap on the Clear History button. This will clear the cache and all cookies.
Are you interested in easily retrieving your device if it gets lost? Simply enter the Settings menu and access iCloud. Enter your Apple ID where prompted and then turn on Find My iPad. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
Did you know that you can create folders on your device? Just tap any app and hold it until it starts to begin jiggling. When it does, drag the app over top of any other icon and let it go. The iPad will then make a folder for you with both of the apps involved inside.
Become an avid e-reader with you iPad. Of course, it will already have a few free books for you, however; it’s capable of importing and displaying ebooks from virtually everywhere! Formats may be limited, so find a site offering compatible options and start reading all the books that have been gathering dust on your to-do list!
You want to make the most of your iPad screen, so setting up the appearance of just about everything is important. Have you found that you would like your battery charging icon to not be there? You can eliminate this icon by going to your settings, tapping general, and then turning it off in the usage section.
Taking screenshots on an iPad is easy. Just depress the HOME button followed by the SLEEP/WAKE button. You will see the screen flash and hear a click like a camera. This means it took a photo. If you need to find the screenshot later you just access your Photo gallery and look until you find it.
Find My iPad
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 you want to quickly mute your iPad, just click on the volume down button until the indicator goes to 0. This will mute your iPad and ensure you’re not being interrupted in a meeting or class. You can bring the sound back by using the volume up button later.
Did you know you can change the apps at the bottom of your screen? If you find you’re not using those which are there, or you’d just like to switch them out, press and hold an icon until they begin to wiggle. Drag out those you don’t want and drag in those you do want.
Do you want to enable restrictions on your iPad? If so, go to settings, then general, then restrictions, and finally, enable restrictions. This is effective for your game center, content, apps and much more. To disable in-app purchases, all you have to do is go to the “allowed content” setting and disable “in-app” purchases.
Inserting an SD card into your iPad allows you to look at pictures but will not let you transfer them to your iPad. If you want to save your pictures, you will have to get a connection kit from Apple. Attach this small device to your iPad and you will be able to save pictures to your memory card.
Being let in on expert secrets is an amazing chance at learning all about the iPad. That said, you have to use what you’ve read, of course. If you don’t, you’ll find the iPad becomes nothing more than an expensive paperweight. Take the advice here and use it for amazing success.