Tablets, especially iPads, are the hot new thing among tech geeks. If you are not an iPad owner yet, you have no idea what you are missing. The iPad can be used for many things by everyone. Learn more about some lesser known things you can do with the iPad.
Do you feel annoyed when your iPad asks if you want to join a new wifi network that is has detected? This prompt can be totally eliminated by checking your device settings. Open the Wi-Fi tab of the settings menu and choose the last item in the list that appears if you don’t wish to receive network prompts.
Know which apps are running on your iPad. A good number of iPad apps are able to run seemingly in the background at the same time that you are otherwise engaged. You can easily see the running apps by double clicking the home button. A bar with open and recently-used apps will appear at the bottom. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.
Wi-Fi notifications can quickly become irritating, so change them in the settings application. Go to Settings and then Wi-Fi and look for Ask to Join. By choosing that option, you will never again be bothered by the invitations.
Tablet typing isn’t simple. There is a speech dictation function on your iPad. Push your Home button two times and just tap on the tiny microphone you see. Record yourself talking, tap the microphone button again and a transcription of your speech will appear.
There is a way to keep your kids safe as they surf on the iPad. Access the settings and set limits on the availability of mature content. With the iPad you can set parental settings to block and harmful content.
If you want to use the copy and paste feature on the iPad, you can click it and drag to select text. Then click Copy, go where you want to paste, then tap again. You can then paste. When you want to copy an entire paragraph, just give it four good taps.
If you spend a lot of time online, you will find the cloud servers your iPad can access very useful. You can store extra information this way without it using up space in the iPad’s flash memory. Put anything that you think is important on your cloud, in addition to keeping it on your tablet.
There are many features that you will need to be aware of that iTunes offers. For example, iTunes U. Educational podcasts are found here on many different topics.
A great resource for any question regarding your iPad is an online forum. Your question is bound to have been asked before on any number of forums. Look into forum archives to find huge amounts of helpful information.
There are many preloaded apps that you will probably never use. However, it’s hard to delete some of these. If you find that there are several built-in apps that you aren’t using, create a folder to contain them. This ensures your home screen is full of apps you actually need.
These tips will help you use your iPad more efficiently. If you start using this information, you’ll be amazed at how much more you’re getting out of your iPad. Keep this article handy so that if you forget any of this advice, you can refer to it again.