TIP! The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. To begin, tap and hold your finger on an app until it starts jiggling, drag that app on top of another icon, and then let it go.
When you understand the iPad, you can finally truly use it. Get a firm grip on all the nuances of this interesting technology. This article was written for the iPad owner who wants to take their use of the iPad one step further.
TIP! Are you getting annoyed every time your iPad asks you if you would like to join a wifi network it detected? This prompt can be totally eliminated by checking your device settings. Go to the tab for Wi-Fi and turn off the last option if you wish to not have any more notifications.
Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. To do this, go to Settings and choose the “Activate VPN” under the network tab. You are going to be prompted for both your username and the address of the server. If you don’t know what the address is for the server, talk to the network administrator.
Set a password to keep your information private. This will get rid of everything on the phone if someone cannot figure out the code 10 times in a row.
TIP! There is no need to hit your small camera icon just to see something you just shot. Just swipe the screen to the right and your content will appear.
The iPad shows the first two lines of an email by deafult. This can often help to see content before opening the email. To do this, go to Settings>Mail. Open the mail tab in the settings app, then navigate to Contacts > Calendar. Once there, choose the number of lines to preview using the “preview mail” option.
TIP! When you get your iPad it is set to only show the first two lines of any given message in the preview mode. You can change this to see more, if you so desire.
Access your Google calendar easily by adding it to your contacts on the mail tab. Go to Add An Account and tap Other. Tap on the CalDAV Account and then just enter the information for Google. Then navigate out of settings and click on the calendar application. You should have everything you need now.
TIP! Muting your iPad quickly and easily is easy. Hold the volume down button during a few seconds.
It is important to know how to provide proper care for your iPad. For starters, be sure the iPad is never in direct sunlight. Also, don’t keep inside of a hot car. The heat will kill your battery. Also, make sure that you do not put it any place where it will come in contact with liquids. You should also get a quality padded cover to protect your iPad from shocks and dust.
Default Search Engine
TIP! Hold down on your text if you want to copy and paste it. Tapping on the text, switch to an app, and hold it down again.
You can change the default search engine if you are not fond of Google. Just click on Settings, then Safari and then Search Engine. You can then change the default search engine if you desire to do so.
TIP! You can listen to music on you iPad, and you can listen to podcasts, too. Podcasts are short radio programs that can last anywhere from a few minute to a few hours, and are available on pretty much every imaginable topic.
Would you like to locate your iPad if it is misplaced? Then you must go to iCloud, by going to Settings, then iCloud. Type in you personal Apple ID code and make sure the “Find My iPad” function is turned on. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
TIP! There are many features that you will need to be aware of that iTunes offers. One of the most interesting is called iTunes U (for university).
There is a way to keep your kids safe as they surf on the iPad. All you have to do is turn the parental control feature on through the settings menu. You have the option of blocking anything that is labeled as “adult.”
TIP! Your first instinct when taking photos with an iPad is to hold it by its sides. Doing this will make the shutter button move, which could cause you to move while attempting to take a picture.
If you want to copy and paste text to the iPad’s clipboard, tap and hold on the target text. Tapping on the text, switch to an app, and hold it down again. A pop-up menu will appear, from which you should tap ‘paste.’ If you are interested in copying the entire paragraph, you will tap on the text four times.
TIP! Do you find that your eyes start to hurt while you’re trying to read using the iPad? You can fix this by lowering the brightness of your screen when you read. You can adjust your brightness settings yourself or use the slider to adjust brightness in your eBook app.
Go to the apps that you need to use frequently! Simply double click on the home button, and they’ll instantly appear in the lower portion of your screen. This can save you time when switching between apps because you don’t have to go back to the home screen and navigate to the app.
TIP! There are many groups online for iPad owners. Here, you will learn a thing or two.
To take your use of the iPad up a few notches, keep the advice from this article in mind. You will find that becoming familiar with the different features and apps of your iPad will help you a lot in many of your daily tasks.