Your iPad is a great tool, but you might not know how to fully take advantage of it just yet. All you need is the right information to assist you in getting ahead. By reading this article, you’ll learn how to properly use your iPad.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. To create a folder, you will need to place and hold a finger on the app until it begins to jiggle. Once it is jiggling, drag your finger and app to another icon and release. This will create a folder with both apps. You can rename the folder whatever you want.
Those iPad apps can be addictive, so keep a tally of how many you purchase. When you have an iPad, you can run up your iTune’s bill quickly because it contains your credit card information and it only takes a few clicks to buy an app. Make sure you monitor the amount of money you spend with your iPad.
Be watchful of all the apps that are running on your iPad. Most of the time, an application can remain open while you surf the Internet or attend to other business. You can easily see the running apps by double clicking the home button. Current apps will show up along the screen’s bottom. Click the home button once or do a downward one finger swipe to close the bar.
If WiFi join notifications annoy you, simply get rid of them. Go to Settings and then Wi-Fi and look for Ask to Join. Select that and you will no longer be bugged by all of the incoming invites.
Do not use the charger for your iPhone on your iPad if you do not have a lot of time. The iPad has a totally different wattage than the iPhone (10 watts compared to 5 watts). It’ll take a long time for an iPhone charger to totally charge an iPad. Instead, just use the charger that came with the iPad.
Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. When in Safari, tap and hold a URL to see a popup menu. This pop-up menu offers you an option to view the new link on a new tab.
Do you find the battery charge percentage a bit distracting on the screen of your iPad? This can be turned off so that it does not bother you. Start off with your Settings menu. Look under the General section to locate Usage. You will then have access to the battery percentage display and have the option to turn it off.
It is easy to get a screenshot of a page displayed on the iPad. Just press the home and sleep buttons simultaneously. This takes a screenshot and automatically saves it with your stored photos.
Create FaceTime phone contacts, as well as emails. When it’s on default, FaceTime on the iPad includes the email you set up with your iPad, but it’s possible to add more. If there are more emails or even phone numbers where you want FaceTime to recognize, you can set them up in the settings area of the iPad.
To copy and paste when using an iPad, tap, then hold down the text you are interested in. Then pick Select. Then press copy, go to another application, then press and hold again. This will cause a menu to pop up, displaying Paste. Tap it. In order to copy and paste an entire paragraph, four taps will be necessary.
You can paste and copy text using the iPad. Press and hold the text and press Select. The text you want to copy will be highlighted in yellow, but you can change your selection. Choose copy once you are done. You are able to paste text by just tapping and then choosing Paste.
Determine whether you wish your lock key to just lock tablet orientation or mute sounds. Some early models of the iPad will not have this option. If you are using iOS 4.3 or more, you have this option. The volume decrease button is also a mute button.
If you want your battery to last longer, reduce your screen’s brightness level. This can be really helpful to you if you are out and about with no place to recharge, or you are waiting on a vital communication coming in. To turn down the brightness of the screen, tap the Home button twice and search for a sun-like icon.
Use your iPad to listen to any music you have in your iTunes library. If you already have an iTunes account and songs in it, and don’t want to download them again, you have an easy solution. Use the “Home Sharing” mode on iTunes and your iPad. Then go to your music, click More, then Shared. Then enjoy your music!
Do you get tired eyes from reading books on your tablet? To avoid this, you can reduce your screen’s brightness level. You can either access the brightness level in your settings or lower the brightness directly in the eBook app by using the brightness slider.
Don’t limit yourself to the iPad’s touch-sensitive keyboard. It can get difficult to type on the small keyboard that’s projected on the screen. You can buy a Bluetooth keyboard and then use it with the iPad, easily. This will allow you to type just like you’re using a laptop.
Manage the life of the battery of your iPad. Avoid storing it in hot areas, like a car. Turn down the brightness whenever you can. When you’re not online, use airplane mode. It also helps to turn off Push. Check calendars and email manually instead.
You should have more knowledge of how to use the iPad after reading this. The iPad is an incredible device that can be used for virtually any purpose. Remember these tips to really use your iPad!