TIP! Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. To make a VPN connection, go to Network and turn on the VPN feature.
The iPad is an amazing piece of technology. You can do everything from type documents, record yourself singing, draw, and nearly anything else you can think of. Unfortunately though, you can’t really max out its usefulness unless you have some basic knowledge about it. Keep reading for some useful tips on using the iPad, from people who have learned to master them.
TIP! Try to keep track of what apps you leave running when you are not using them. A lot of the apps on your tablet can keep running while you work on other things.
Do you know what to do when your iPad freezes? It can be rebooted by using a soft reset. Simultaneously hold down the Power and Home buttons for several seconds. This will restart your iPad. If you want an application to shut down, hold your home button down for several seconds.
TIP! If you are like most people, you receive many emails each day and do not need to be notified each time. Are you aware that this can be turned off? Just go to Settings then General.
Watch your currently running apps carefully. Some apps can continue to run simultaneously with other things on the iPad. Double-click the Home button if you want to find out what apps are currently running. These active apps will show up at the very bottom of your display in a bar. To make the bar disappear, swipe downward.
TIP! A fantastic way to keep multiple pages open is by opening them in new tabs. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible.
There are alternatives to viewing pictures if you do not want to click on the camera roll icon. Just do a one-finger swipe to see your photo or video. After this, swipe left to see older content.
TIP! If you would rather not have Google as a default search engine, that can be changed. In the Settings menu, pick Safari, then Search Engine.
Your iPad will charge slower if you are using your iPhone charger. The wattage required by the iPad is twice as much as that for the iPhone. If you use that iPhone battery charger, it will be twice the time to charge. Use the proper iPad charger.
TIP! You can now quickly mute your iPad. As you might know, previous iPad versions did not have this capability.
To keep your personal data secure in case you are concerned about unauthorized access you can configure your password so that all data will be deleted after a specified number of unsuccessful tries. All of your data will disappear if someone makes ten failed attempts to enter the password.
TIP! How do you avoid the frustration of an unknown hyperlink when browsing on your iPad? You can fix this easily. This will tell you the URL and you make it easier for you to decide if you want to visit that site.
To add your Google Calender to your Calender app, you’ll need to go into your Mail, elect Contacts, and then choose Calenders. Select Add an Account, then tap Other. Select Add CalDAV Account and then insert your Google credentials. Then you have to go from the settings app to the calendar app. Everything you needed should be visible.
TIP! Do you know what podcasts are? Podcasts are radio programs that last anywhere from two minutes to two hours on any subject you’re interested in. If you do not want to listen to music anymore while commuting, try some podcasts.
Open pages in new tabs. When you find a website in Safari, hold your finger on the link. A menu will appear. In this pop-up menu, you will have the option to open the new link in a new tab.
TIP! Click Home twice to see which apps are currently in use. This action with show you a bar of all of your running apps.
Are you tired of going through the bookmark icon to visit your favorite sites? It is possible for your bookmark option to be permanent. Under the Safari menu in Settings, choose the On option next to Always Show Bookmark Bar.
TIP! Identical light or brightness settings are unnecessary in varied situations, so you can make changes to these yourself. You can dim your screen by pushing on the Home button two times and then swiping.
Screenshots are a great feature that the iPad offers. Simply press and hold the sleep and home buttons simultaneously. This will take a screenshot and save it with your other pictures.
TIP! You can display a PDF in either of two ways. Either place the PDF inside iTunes and sync it with the iPad, or send an email to yourself on your iPad.
If you have purchased an iPad for your child and are worried about them viewing mature content, change the settings so that this type of content is blocked. Just click on settings and turn on parental controls. This can block anything that you would not want your child to see.
TIP! To switch between apps as quickly as possible, click on Home two times. This will show all apps that are currently running.
Your iPad is more than a great tool, all thanks to this information. Remember these tips and pass them along to your friends and family so they can use them with their iPad. Share your knowledge with other iPad users and keep doing more research on the different features of your iPad.