Oprah says that the iPad is one of the great modern inventions. If you have purchased an iPad, you want to make the most of this state-of-the-art device. There are a lot of hidden features and little known uses. Read on to find out some simple tips and tricks to make your iPad experience even better.
Have you accidentally bumped an app that makes noise by accident? If you want to mute your iPad, press and hold your volume down button for a few seconds. If you are using iOS 4.3 or later, it is possible to make the toggle switch near the volume control mute your iPad.
If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. The Ask/Join networks feature can be used to facilitate this. Pick that option, and you will not see notifications any longer.
Some people take time to adjust to typing on an iPad. A simple way to enter text is to use the speech dictation function. Click the Home button two times and then touch the microphone. After you have finished dictating the words, hit the microphone button again to see how it came out in text form.
When you receive a new email, your iPad’s default setting is for you to see two lines prior to opening it. This way you can screen your emails. To do this, go to Settings>Mail. From Mail, choose Contacts, then go to Calendar where you can change the options to preview mail.
If you are a person that needs to have a manual with whatever you buy, you need to download the iPad’s one should you need it. Apple finds that this is the most efficient way for you to be guided.
Shortcuts are a simple way to get out messages. You can finish up a sentence by tapping twice on the space bar to add a period and a space. Thus, you will not have to do it manually, and you will be able to send a greater number of messages.
If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Simply hold the volume down button for a couple of seconds. That works faster than continuing to adjust your volume. Repeat the process if you want to get back to the default setting.
It’s time to experience all of those fascinating applications for yourself. Click on your home button two times, and your apps will show up on your screen. This tip can save you lots of time because you don’t have to manually scroll through each screen.
The iPad is a great musical device, but did you know about podcasts? You can find radio programs lasting from two minutes to two hours on any subject. If music is something you have had enough of lately, give some podcasts a try. You’ll always find something of interest.
Now you can get started with your iPad since you understand it. Use the tips, tricks and suggestions in this article to get the most out of your iPad. The more you learn the more you’ll get out of this powerful device!