Your iPad should be your buddy, and you will find out how much of a friend it can be. All you have to do is know a bit more and then you can do more. Daily use of the iPad becomes second nature when you use the great suggestions in the article below.
Don’t use the iPhone charger for the iPad if you don’t have enough time. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. If you charge with your iPhone charger, it will take a lot longer to get a full iPad battery. Just use the original charger that was given with the iPad.
If you are concerned about someone seeing private information on your phone, you may set a password to erase the data after several failed attempts. This will help to delete all data after a certain amount of attempts.
Are you annoyed when your iPad audibly alerts you to every new email? It is possible to shut this sound off. Find your Settings tab, then go to General. Then select Sounds. You can stop the sound for new mail or at least turn it down.
Use shortcuts to make sending messages a breeze. You can add a full stop and a space by tapping on the space button twice. You can save time by doing these things automatically instead of manually, so that you can easily send messages to more of your friends.
Do you like Google as your search page? If not, you can change it pretty easily. Visit your settings, pick “Safari,” and then open up “Search Engine.” You can use alternatives like Bing or Yahoo instead of Google.
You can now do a quick mute your iPad. The original iPad did not have a mute button. On the iOS 4.3 you have the option of locking the iPad or muting the sound. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.
Make sure that you set up all of your numbers and emails on your iPad. The email you used to set up your iPad will be your default, but you can always add more. If you want to include additional emails or phone numbers for FaceTime, then set them up by navigating to your iPad’s settings.
Do you ever find yourself browsing the web and wondering where a word that is hyperlinked will take you? This is easy to solve. There’s no mouse on an iPad, so pointing at the link like you would on a PC is out. Instead, tap the link and hold your finger there. This will show you the URL that the word links to.
There are some online forums you can join to learn more about the iPad. These sites can help you learn, and also understand, some of the problems you deal with. Introduce yourself and look through the forum archives to find useful information to fast-track your iPad talent.
Tabs can help you browse more efficiently. There is no need to abandon your current site simply to visit a link. By holding the link instead of tapping it, you will bring up an options menu. Select “Open Link in New Tab” and you’ll be able to go back whenever you wish.
Use your iPad to listen to iTunes. If you do not wish to reinstall everything from your iTunes account, there is a way to avoid that. All you have to do is enable Home Sharing, which will sync up your iPad. Next, enter the Music app on your iPad, select More and then Shared. Everything is now set up for your listening pleasure.
Lots of folks get annoyed by the battery charge icon on the screen. It can be hidden easily. Just select Settings, tap General, then tap Usage. This is the place to remove the indicator from your screen. You can adjust this on and off depending on your preference.
Adjust settings to have control over the notifications you get. Sometimes, it can be a hassle when you have numerous application notifications popping up. Just go to SETTINGS and then to NOTIFICATIONS to take control of this problem. You can save your iPad battery by deciding to turn off certain app alerts, while allowing alerts from others. This way you’ll only be alerted to things that you consider most important.
You can use your iPad to take screenshots quickly and easily. Just press on Home and Sleep/Wake. You will see the screen flash then you will hear a click. This means the shot is done. You can view your automatically saved screenshots in your gallery. You can also e mail them from this location.
The function for the calendar won’t let you go from day to day by just swiping. Instead, try out the navigation bar on the lower end of the screen in order to choose the date. If you are looking for the current date, it should always be blue.
Your daily iPad use will be a snap after reading the article above. It’s a great little machine, packs a punch, and you can use it for just about anything. Remember these tips and you’ll be well on your way to having a great experience.
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