You can do a lot of things with your iPad. Perhaps your are a novice, but now is the best time to begin learning. Familiarize yourself with different tips and tricks and you will become able to use your iPad for many different tasks. Keep reading!
Are you sick of your iPad asking you to become part of a Wi-Fi network? Then go to settings and eliminate the possibility. There is an option labeled Ask to Join Networks. This will reduce the frustration that you face with your iPad.
You do not have to use the camera roll icon to see the picture or the video you just took. All you have to do is swipe the screen right and your video or picture will appear. To see the other photos, keep swiping left.
If time is of the essence, avoid charging your iPad with an iPhone charger. Your iPad doesn’t have the same wattage as your iPhone which is 10 watts as opposed to 5 watts on the phone. It’ll take a long time for an iPhone charger to totally charge an iPad. For best results, use the charger that came with your iPad.
Download the manual onto your iPad if you need it. Apple believes in a paperless environment, and they prefer offering it digitally instead of in print.
You can use shortcuts for messages. For instance, hitting your space bar two times as you type automatically inserts a period and a space. Doing this means you no longer need to do it manually every time.
Click Settings, Mail, Contacts and Calendars to add Google Calendar to your iPad. Go to Add An Account and tap Other. Tap the Add CalDAV Account icon and put in your Google information. After you’ve done this, leave the settings, then tap the calendar app. There you have it!
If you want to keep all your webpages open, use new tabs to do it. In Safari, touch and hold the hyperlink until a menu pops up. In this menu, you’ll be able to get links opened in new tabs.
You must understand how to maintain your iPad correctly. Keeping it away from the sun’s damaging rays is rule number one, and never leave it in a hot car. The battery will begin to degrade in extreme heat. Also, never put the iPad in a place in which liquids may damage it. You should buy a cover that is padded to provide further protection for the device.
Would you like to locate your iPod if you misplace it? If yes, go to the iCloud settings in the Settings area. Enter your ID for Apple at the base of the screen. You will see the notation: FIND MY IPAD. Turn this function on. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
If your child will be using your iPad and you don’t want them seeing mature content, you can change your settings so these items become blocked. Just click on settings and turn on parental controls. This can block anything that you would not want your child to see.
To copy/paste quickly, press and then hold text and simply choose Select. Once the text is selected, tap “copy”, and switch to the app you wish to paste to and hold down a tap again. A menu will pop up and you should tap on paste. If you have a significant amount of sentences to copy, you may have to tap multiple times.
The iPad is not only great for music, but it is great for podcasts too. These radio programs cover a wide variety of topic and typically range from a couple of minutes to a couple of hours in length. If you are tired of music during your commute, try out a few podcasts. You are sure to find something that peaks your interest.
Your iPad will allow you to manage your daily life a lot more efficiently. You should familiarize yourself with all the features the iPad provides. You can combine many of your technologies, and it’s time you got started doing just that.