Most people would agree that their iPad is a fantastic example of how far technology has come along. To get the most out of your device, you should try to take some time to learn about what it can do. Continue to read to learn how useful the iPad can be.
Keep track of how much you are spending on iPad apps. It is so simple to use your iTunes application that you can rack up a huge bill without realizing it. You should monitor the spending and limit the time to a strict deadline.
Does it irritate you when you get an alert about your device detecting a wi-fi network? Just turn the notifications off! Press on Wi-Fi and turn off the last option to discontinue these prompts.
You can scroll back to the top of a long page in your browser without repeatedly dragging your finger across the screen. There is a much more efficient method. All you have to do is tap a finger on the title bar one time. You will zoom right back to the top of the page.
To keep your personal data secure in case you are concerned about unauthorized access you can configure your password so that all data will be deleted after a specified number of unsuccessful tries. If they don’t get it right, the iPad is factory fresh again.
When you stay with iPad’s default settings, you will see the first two lines of every email prior to making your selection. If you would rather see more before you open it, there is an option. You can select mail from your settings. Select Contacts under Mail, then select Calendar to alter the options for additional lines in Preview mail.
iPad Screen Protector
Get a screen protector for your device 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.
Do you need to switch from one app to another? You should activate the multitasking gestures in the general tab of your settings. You will then be able to swipe left or right to switch apps, swipe up to see your multitasking bar and pinch your fingers if you want to access your home.
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.
iCloud on iPad
Turn on Apple’s iCloud as soon as you get an iPad. iCloud acts as an important backup to your most critical documents, photos, music, and more. The beauty of it is that it just works. No need to manually force it to back your items up; it does it behind the scenes.
Using AirPrint, you can print straight from your iPad, as long as you have a compatible printer. AirPrint works with most newer HP printers. If you have a Mac, you can use the Printopia app to print to any Mac printer. To use AirPrint, simply go to the share menu and choose print–that’s it!
Talk to your friends about what applications they use. You may not know that a certain app exists, but your friend’s might and that app might end up being your favorite. Every now and then, check out what your friends are using, and it might give you some ideas for yourself.
iPad Photo Booth
One of the neat features of the iPad is the Photo Booth. You can get more enjoyment out of this feature if you use it on your friends and family. Tapping the “twirly camera” icon will let you use the camera on the back and take photos by tapping the shutter button.
A forum might be useful if you’re having a hard time figuring out your device. There are a lot of great places you can go to so you can learn more about the iPad. Just say hi to get started.
Protect the screen of your device with a special screen protector. These are made of a clear, adhesive film or plastic and cover the entire screen from nicks, scratches, and smudges. Screen protectors do not interfere with use in any way. Most can be purchased for well under $10. Many are already perfectly cut to fit the iPad screen.
PDF on iPad
There are a couple of ways to view PDF’s on your device. You can email them to yourself and then open in iBooks. You can also drop and drag these files into your iTunes. When you sync your device and click on the Books tabs, you select the PDFs and it is automatically transferred to your library in iBooks.
One way to monitor the volume much more quickly and efficiently on your device is to use the lock button to mute your device. You can also press and hold the volume button to change it quickly as well. Many people are unaware that the lock button is a mute button and that the volume button can work faster by pressing and holding.
The final row of icons on your iPad will be locked no matter what page of icons you are on. This should be used for your most accessed apps. Generally, people like to put social applications, email or musical programs here. Play around with these slots to find what is best for you.
Want to navigate between your apps without having to navigate to the home screen? All you have to do is double-tap Home, and all running apps will pop up. Then click the application you want to use. Do the same thing when you want to go back to the one you were using previously.
As a general rule, those that have used the iPad will praise its virtues and usefulness. If you want to get the most out of your iPad, you should learn more about it. Review these tips to see how to tap into an iPad’s full potential.