TIP! It’s simple to find out which apps are currently running on your iPad. All you have to do is quickly double click your Home button.
The iPad has quite a variety of functions that allow anyone to use it well. However, whenever you first use this device, you can easily become overwhelmed with all this knowledge in your hands. Use the advice you’re reading here to help you use your iPad.
TIP! Be aware of the amount you are spending to purchase apps for your iPad. It’s simple to keep spending where there is so much to download.
iPad’s iOS supports folders now. To create a folder, move an app and put it on top one. The folder that is created will be named with the category of the applications that are inside it. You can change the name to better describe the apps within.
TIP! Should your iPad freeze, you can reboot it by performing a soft reset. Hold down both the power and home buttons for a few seconds.
You can access a remote server using a VPN. There is an icon in your iPad’s menu to activate a remote server through a VPN network. Just look under the network tab. After configuration, it will request your screen-name and the address for the server. If you aren’t sure of your server address, contact the network administrator.
TIP! Tablet typing isn’t simple. However, you can use speech dictation as an alternative.
Do you get irritated when your iPad asks if you want to join new Wi-Fi networks? You can turn this feature off by going to your settings. If you don’t want further prompts, turn off the last option found on the page.
TIP! Do you just hate knowing how much charge remains in your iPad battery? This can be simply turned off. To begin, open Settings.
Try to keep track of what apps you leave running when you are not using them. You’ll find they quickly build up in numbers. To learn what is active on your iPad at any given time, give the Home button a double click. The apps in use will appear on the bottom of the screen. When you are finished with this area, swipe down and the bar will be gone.
TIP! Easily find your running apps fast! Simply double click on the home button, and they’ll instantly appear in the lower portion of your screen. When you use this trick, you’ll save time as compared to scrolling screen-to-screen.
Shortcuts let you send messages quickly. For instance, tapping your space bar two times when you type a sentence can add a period with a space after it. Thus, you will not have to do it manually, and you will be able to send a greater number of messages.
TIP! The iPad has great musical functions, but what about podcasts? There are a variety of radio applications with shows as short as few minutes and others lasting up to a few hours. If you are tired of music during your commute, try out a few podcasts.
Muting your iPad can come in handy when needed. The original iPad did not have a simple mute button. The IOS 4.3 gave the choice of a lock switch to lock the iPad orientation or to mute the sound. To quickly mute your iPad now, just press and hold the volume-down button.
TIP! Lots of people know about the iTunes store, but some may not understand its full capability. iTunes U is one of the best selections available.
You can easily copy and paste using the iPad, just tap on the desired text, hold until the dialog box opens, then choose Select. Then click Copy, go where you want to paste, then tap again. A popup menu appears, from which you should choose ‘paste’. In order to copy and paste an entire paragraph, four taps will be necessary.
TIP! Take advantage of the iPad’s brightness features to extend battery life. Using this option, your iPad can adjust its lighting to match the lighting where you are.
Do you ever find yourself browsing the web and wondering where a word that is hyperlinked will take you? There is a remedy for this. Since you can’t hover over words like on a regular computer, you may touch and hold that word. The URL associated with the hyperlink will be displayed.
TIP! In order to see every app that is running, just double-click the “home” button. That will give you a bar that includes all the running apps, and you can access them by pressing on the icon in the bar.
Onine forums can be great if you have difficulty operating your iPad. Your question is bound to have been asked before on any number of forums. If you don’t feel comfortable submitting a question right away, browse the archives and eventually introduce yourself and get in on the conversations.
TIP! Many people would rather not have the percentage of battery charge displayed on their screen constantly. You can turn it off, thankfully.
There are many preloaded apps that you will probably never use. Many of them cannot be deleted. However, you do have the option to move these unwanted apps into a single folder, which can then be stored out of the way. That way, you can concentrate on the things you find most useful.
TIP! Taking screenshots on an iPad is easy. Just push both the Home and Sleep button together.
The iPad tips above really are worth their weight in gold. As you learn more about the gadget, you also get more use out of it. Use a few or all of the tips above so that you’re using your iPad to its fullest extent.