There is no denying that an iPad is an amazing tool. You can use it to making recordings, draw and sing, amongst many other features. Sadly, without some knowledge, you’ll never be able to use it to its full abilities. Keep reading for great iPad tips.
Buy a good-quality case and screen protector for your iPad. You probably paid a lot of money for your iPad, so you need to ensure that you keep it protected against damage. A good-quality case will protect your iPad from minor accidental falls, while a screen protector will stop the screen from getting scratched.
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. The folder that is created will be named with the category of the applications that are inside it. You can easily rename your folder.
If your iPad holds sensitive data, a feature can be enabled that lets you erase all of that data on your device. This is only triggered if a person incorrectly inputs the password 10 times. To set this up, go to Settings. Look under General for Passcode Lock. Then, go to Erase Data.
It is possible to expand the amount of preview text you get for emails. Go to the Mail menu under Settings and choose “Preview.” If you select five lines, you will be able to get a good idea of what your emails are about before you open them. Now you’ll be able to see every email that you have in your inbox, which really speeds things up.
Did you lose your iPad? If you use the Apple product iCloud, you will be able to located your iPad or your iPhone. Go to the iCloud website, log in and you will be able to locate your lost iPad or phone on a map. You can also access this feature on another iPad.
Go into FaceTime and manage your numbers and email addresses. The email that was used to set up the iPad will be used by default on FaceTime, but it is possible to add others. Just add them in the Settings app.
For frequently used apps, you can access them much faster. Double click the Home button, and they appear in an instant at the very bottom of whichever screen you are currently on. This tip can save you lots of time because you don’t have to manually scroll through each screen.
Use Folders. You can now put folders on your iPad. Simply press down on one icon until it begins to jiggle, and then place it “on top” of another icon. You will then create a folder that includes both of those icons. This can be a quick way to organize all of the things you have on your iPad.
The iPad’s “.com” button can multitask. Most people know about the handy “.com” button that makes typing web addresses easier, but it can do much more than that. If the website you are heading to ends in “.net” or “.edu,” simply hold down the “.com” button and you will see several new options pop up.
Reduce the brightness of your screen in order to increase the battery life of your iPad. This is very beneficial if you’re out and about and expecting a vital message or email. Double tap your Home button until you find the sun icon.
When you are not using your iPad, make sure that your screen locks relatively quickly. Having your screen locked can keep your battery usage to a minimum, and thereby increase your battery lifespan. Look in General – Auto-Lock to find your settings, and set your device to lock as fast as it possibly for best results.
You want to make the most of your iPad screen, so setting up the appearance of just about everything is important. Have you found that you would like your battery charging icon to not be there? You can eliminate this icon by going to your settings, tapping general, and then turning it off in the usage section.
Did you know that you can group your apps into folders? As if you were moving it around, touch and hold an icon. When they begin to jiggle, drag that icon over another, you wish to group it with. Voila! You now have a folder in which you can place a bunch of similar apps.
Your iPad will automatically retrieve emails from your various email accounts, and this is quite convenient. To improve your battery life however, set your iPad to retrieve your emails a minimum amount of times. Unless you need access to your emails immediately, this can be a great way to increase the amount of time you will be able to use your iPad before it becomes necessary to plug it in.
Keep your kids safe when they use your tablet to go online. You can access the Setting menu; hit General and then Restrictions. You can enable the restrictions here. That will make sure your child does not see things beyond what is appropriate for their age. You should set restrictions for all adult type content.
Turn on the device’s Find My iPad option, which will help in the event your iPad is lost. You can find your iPad’s location from your home computer. It only takes a minute and it will be a lifesaver if your precious device ever becomes lost!
Invest money into Bluetooth’s audio if you are worried about having a volume that is super loud. The speakers on an iPad are not that great, and it would not be practical to try attaching speakers to it. A Bluetooth will allow you to set up some wireless speakers to work with it.
This article will help turn the iPad from a mobile device into a powerful tool. Remember and share each of these tips that you learned. Knowing more about using your iPad will allow you to teach and help others.