Tablets are an amazing creation. They are like a laptop, only smaller, yet they’re exceptionally powerful and can hold a ton of data. Your iPad can do it all for you, from video conferencing to word processing, if you know what to do. Read on for advice which will help you forgo your laptop as your device will do it all for you instead.

If you use your device to store sensitive information, you can turn on a feature that will delete all this data in case a wrong password is entered ten times. Go to your settings, tap on general and select the passcode lock feature. Use a password you will not easily forget.

Ways On How To Efficiently Use Your iPad
Ways On How To Efficiently Use Your iPad

The percentage of battery you have left is rarely accurate. You can turn this feature off by going to the general tab in your settings and tapping on usage. You will then be able to turn off the battery percentage feature. Your device will display a battery with a certain level of power without calculating a percentage.

iPad Charger

The iPhone charger isn’t ideal for quickly charging your tablet. The wattage is different, causing a delay. It’ll take a long time for an iPhone charger to totally charge an iPad. You need to always use your device charger to charge it.

Keep an eye on the amount of downloadable space available on your device. After a few years of using an iPad, many people find that they go to download something they want only to find that they do not have space available. Remove unwanted apps and music from time to time so this does not happen to you.

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.

Find out about other Apple products. You may be able to use your device in tandem with other devices in the Apple family, making your use of all of them much easier. You can look at the Apple site, or you can just search on the internet for ways that you may be able to use other Apple devices.

iPad Battery Life

If you are struggling with the battery life of your device, don’t fret. First, you should be sure to close any programs that you aren’t using. Also, keep your brightness at a low but comfortable level whenever possible. Finally, be sure to turn off any music programs when you aren’t using them.

The iPad is a great tool for taking and emailing pictures. Once you have a picture that you want to share on your device, sending it via email is simple. Just open the photo on your iPad and look for the rectangle in the upper right-hand corner. Click on that and you will be given an opportunity to share via email. Simply choose that option and type in your recipients to send.

If you want to take pictures with your device, you may think holding the sides is the best way to go about it. This way, the shutter button might move, and there could be wobbling as you shoot the photo. Make use of the orientation lock. This setting will place the shutter button in a place that you can easily reach with your thumb. After taking the photo, just use an image editor to rotate the videos or images afterward.

Listening Audiobooks

If you enjoy listening to audiobooks, you’ll love the VoiceOver application under Accessibility settings. This feature will read aloud any text displayed on the screen. Open your favorite e-book or blog and your device will read it to you! This is perfect for listening in your car or while you are doing work around the house.

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.

It is easy to use the iPad to take a screenshot. Press the two buttons on the top and bottom to accomplish this. You will see the screen flash and hear a click like a camera. That is how you know the picture was taken. Screen captures are saved to your photo reel and are treated just like any other picture so you can export and email them.

Never store your device with a dead battery. Storing the device with a battery that is completely drained can essentially kill the battery and make the device useless until that battery is replaced. Store your device with at least a small charge, and always make sure to charge your battery before it is completely drained.

PDF on iPad

Would you like to access your PDF docs on the iPad? Email yourself PDF files you want to read within the iBooks function. If you’re near a computer, you’re able to easily sync PDFs with the iPad by accessing the book tab in the iTunes app.

Did you know you can take a screenshot on your device just like you can on a laptop or desktop? You can! To take a screen shot, press the ‘home’ button at the same time you press the ‘sleep/wake’ button. After you do this, you can find the screenshot among your other pictures.

While you do need to be careful with your device in general, it is surprisingly resistant. Even if you drop it, it should survive. The best way to extend this feature is to purchase an appropriate case that will give an extra layer of cushion to avoid any type of damage.

Can your device do everything your computer can and more? Yes, of course, it can! It just takes a little ingenuity, research and determination to make the iPad what you want it to be. This article is a great start for you, so use the advice here and you should be well on your way.