You love your iPad but perhaps are unaware of all it can really do. It’s important to learn all you can. Keep reading here to learn more about how to use the iPad.
You can now create folders with your iPad’s iOS. Start by tapping and holding your finger on the app you desire. It will begin to jiggle. Then you can drag it onto another icon and release it. This creates a folder with both apps inside. Then you rename the folder.
You can get access to remote servers by using VPN networks. You can use a VPC on your iPad by going to Settings, Network, and then turning on the VPN. Next, you need to supply both username and server address. If you don’t know the address of the server, contact the network administrator.
Should your iPad freeze, you can reboot it by performing a soft reset. For a soft reset, you will need to simultaneously hold the home button and power button for several seconds. This will cause your device to restart. If you simply want to make an app close, depress the home button by itself for several seconds.
Have you accidentally bumped an app that makes noise by accident? You are able to mute volume right away by simply pressing and holding the – volume button until sound is off. Alternately, you could configure the button labeled LOCK ORIENTATION to use instead of the mute button.
You can change your setting so that you are no longer asked whether or not you are interested in joining a Wi-Fi network. Opt out of the Ask To Join setting. Choose it and you won’t have to worry about so many notification.
Lots of people find tablet typing to be tough, though with time, they get more comfortable. However, you can use speech dictation as an alternative. Double click the home button and tap the microphone icon. Once you finish, hit that microphone once more and you will see in text what you have spoken aloud.
The factory default iPad setting is set to preview only two written lines from each email prior to you selecting it. In some cases, you may want to see more before you open it. In mail under settings, you can make this alteration. After you go to “mail”, choose “contacts” and “calendar” in order to see additional lines of text before opening your messages.
If you want to sync your Google Calendar with the iPad’s native calendar app, open the settings menu and navigate to Mail > Contacts > Calendars. Click on Add Account and then Other. Select “Add CalDAV” and enter the credentials you use for your Google account. Next, leave the settings area and hit your calendar application. This will get you the desired result that you are looking for.
A good way to keep the pages from closing is to open other one in a new tab. When in Safari, tap and hold a URL to see a popup menu. This menu gives you the option to make a new tab for the link.
Switch on your auto brightness in order to add battery life. This feature senses the ambient light in the room and adjusts the backlight to suit your surroundings. This technique is perfect for retaining battery capacity and keeping your device alive hours after it has been removed from the charger. This setting can be located in the section labeled “Brightness & Wallpaper”.
iPads come with a few apps preloaded. Many of these apps cannot be deleted. Instead, stick these unused apps into a folder together and move them to a location where they won’t bother you. This helps keep them out of your way.
Control your iPad’s screen brightness to extend the device’s battery life. This can help when you need to have as much battery life as possible. Double touch the Home button and find the sun icon to reduce the level of light on your screen.
You should use tabs to facilitate your browsing. You need not leave the site you’re on because you wish to follow through to another link. If you hold your finger down on the link, as opposed to tapping it, you’ll be presented with an option menu. Next, open up the link with a new tab. This will let you keep the page you are on and open a new one.
Alter the amount of brightness that you have on your device during the day. The brightness can be turned down by pressing the home button two times and then choosing the proper setting. Doing so lets you change the brightness for the ambiance.
Make sure that your notifications are managed. If you use lots of apps, it is likely that you’ll have to deal with lots of alerts and pop-ups. To manage all of these alerts, just go to Notifications, which is located in Settings. This lets you choose which apps can alert you and which cannot. That way, you only get alerts from apps that are important to you.
Your iPad supports the Street View option of Google Maps. Start with a search and you will see a red pin. Once you do this, hit the pin and then the white and red icon. This will load your iPad’s Street View feature.
After you read this you know how to effectively use your iPad. You will find a wide variety of daily uses for this powerful, easy to use device. Remember these tips to really use your iPad!