The iPad is a device capable of almost anything. You’ve found out some uses for it, but you need some advice to get you to be a more advanced user. From banking to gaming, all can be done on this tablet. Continue to read and learn more.
You may see significant shortening of your battery life if you frequently watch movies, listen to continuous music, or play a lot of games on your iPad. Adjusting screen brightness can help to lengthen your battery life. You will probably find that you do not need to use the brightest possible setting to enjoy your iPad.
It is easy to get to all the apps that are currently running on your iPad. Simply double-click the Home button. A bar near the bottom of the screen will indicate which apps are in use. If you want to go to one of these apps, just click it on the bottom bar. In order to get rid of the bar, swipe downwards on the screen.
Monitor your iPad app spending. It’s very common for iPad users to run up large bills buying music and apps. So it is very important to keep track of what you spend.
Does your iPad continually ask you to join different networks? You are able to get rid of this if you go into settings. You can easily turn this off in the Wi-Fi settings.
There is no hard-copy manual for iPad, but if you want one, you can download it and print it. Most Apple products come with downloadable manuals.
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. Choose Other under Add An Account. Hit Add CalDAv Account and punch in all of your Google information. Then you have to go from the settings app to the calendar app. There you have it!
You need to be aware of how to properly take care of your iPad. You should avoid exposing your iPad to direct sunlight and to high temperatures. Also, your battery will be drained faster than usual. Keep your iPad away from liquids so electronic components are not damaged. For extra protection, you may want to buy a padded cover.
Are you being nagged by the battery charge notification? It is easy to banish this totally useless information from your iPad’s screen. Go to Settings. Look under General to find Usage. In Usage, you are able to turn off the battery percentage icon.
If you do not want Google used as your default search engine you can change that. Go to the Settings menu, choose Safari and then choose Search Engine. In addition to Google, you have a choice of using Yahoo and Bing as your search engine.
Would you like the ability to locate your iPad should it go missing? Simply visit Settings and then iCloud. Then type your Apple ID. Choose the option to “Find my iPad.” When you activate this feature, you only need to visit iCloud.com to locate a lost iPad.
Need to quickly mute your iPad? Try this. Hold the volume down button during a few seconds. This is far faster than changing the volume level all the time. When you want to restore the volume, simply hold down the button again.
For frequently used apps, you can access them much faster. Double click the Home button, and they appear in an instant at the very bottom of whichever screen you are currently on. This single trick is a great way to save time as opposed to needing to scroll through every screen.
If you sync with iTunes, you can share documents with a desktop or laptop computer. It is so easy to send your documents from the iPad to the computer, you will soon forget how you ever did it the old way. You can email PDF’s and then download them to another computer.
iPads come with a few apps preloaded. But, lots of them cannot be deleted. Drop them in a folder that is moved to a spot far away from your usual screen haunts. Place the apps you use the most where you will be able to access them quickly.
Most people find it helpful to hold the iPad along its sides whenever they are taking pictures. Holding the sides will make the shutter button move and ruin your picture. Instead, make use of the orientation lock feature. The shutter button will be easier to access since it will be near your thumb. After you snap the picture, edit the image with the editor and rotate the video or image at a later time.
Pick up your iPad and try out everything included in this article! The more your practice these tips for yourself, the more familiar you will get with them. It is a great tool to have around.