Everybody–young and old–has an iPad these days. A kid may use it for school and games, and an adult may use it for business. The iPad has nearly infinite uses. The following article contains helpful tips that anyone can use.
Battery life is typically shorter when using heavier applications like movies and games. By tweaking the brightness of your iPad screen, you can make the battery last longer. There is no reason to have the screen at full brightness in any situation.
You can adjust your email settings to allow you to increase the number of lines displayed in preview. Under Settings, navigate to Mail, and look for the Preview setting. Here, you can alter the preview that you see to 5 lines. This should help you decide if you really need to read the entire email or not.
You view two lines by default when you see new emails. This way you can screen your emails. To change this, navigate to the mail tab of the settings menu. When you go to mail, pick contacts and then your calendar to get your preview mail options changed.
You are able to send messages more effectively this way. For instance, when you tap the space bar two times, you will get a period and a space. You won’t have to add it yourself and the time you save can mean more messaging to family and friends.
You can access your Google Calendar in the Calendar app on the iPad by choosing, “Mail,” “Contacts,” and “Calendars” under the Settings menu. You can then go to Add An Account and then Other. Pick the CalDAV icon and enter your personal Google Calender information. Click the home button to exit the settings menu and enter your calendar application. Your information should now be there!
By using tabs to open websites, it’s easy to keep all the pages you need open. While in Safari, hold the link and a pop-up menu appears. This pop-up menu provides you with the opportunity to use a new tab to open an additional link.
Are you tired of tapping your bookmarks icon when you want to get to your usual websites? It is possible for your bookmark option to be permanent. Go to your Settings screen, click Safari and then go to Always Show Bookmarks and switch this to the On position.
Would you like to locate your iPod if you misplace it? If yes, go to the iCloud settings in the Settings area. There, place in your ID. Look then to the bottom area of the page to turn on “Find My iPad.” When you activate this feature, you only need to visit iCloud.com to locate a lost iPad.
Taking a screenshot on an iPad is very simple. Click both the Sleep and Home buttons and you will get a nice picture of your screen. The iPad will take your screenshot and store it where it stores all your photos.
Your FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. Your iPad default sets your FaceTime to include your initial email address, but you can set it up for more. Just add them in the Settings app.
Do mystery hyperlinks on web pages annoy you when you use the iPad to browse the web? You can fix this easily. Hovering isn’t an option, but if you hold the word down your problem is solved. This will reveal its URL.
Taking pictures often means turning the iPad to the side. That could make your shutter button move, resulting in wobbling while taking the photo. Use the orientation lock on your iPad. This keeps your shutter button within an easier reach of a thumb. After taking the photo, just use image editor to rotate the videos or images afterward.
Try controlling notifications. Whenever you have numerous apps, there are always notifications coming through, which can be very annoying. You can remedy this by choosing Settings and then Notifications. This allows you to disable alerts from apps where instant notification isn’t necessary. This will keep your alerts for things that actually matter.
Do you find reading e-books on the iPad hurts your eyes? Try dimming the screen. You can change the level of brightness in Settings, or you can simply do it within the iBooks application with the slider.
Accessing apps without going to the start screen is as simple as double-clicking the home button. Simply tap the app that you’d like to switch to. To return to the app you were previously in, repeat the process.
Do you ever have the urge to snap a quick screenshot of your display? It is very simple. Push the home button and then push the button that puts your device to sleep. You will see a flash, which means that you successfully took a screenshot. You screen shots are saved automatically, so you will not need to worry about making sure to save them afterwards.
It is easy to copy text on the iPad since all you do is simply double tap any given keyword. It will be difficult to copy entire paragraphs this way, though. Quadruple tap a block of text to copy the whole thing at once. This works for all forms of text.
Keep your children protected while they are browsing the Internet on an iPad. Go to your Settings menu, open up General, then Restrictions. Next, you will tap ENABLE RESTRICTIONS. This keeps your children safe. All adult programs, websites and videos are now blocked.
Make sure you enable your Find My iPad app in the event you ever lose it. This notifies you of the exact location of a lost or stolen iPad. While it may seem troublesome, if you lose your iPad, you’ll be thankful that you took the time to do so.
With the tips from this post, you are now fully armed with knowledge on how an iPad can help you each and every day. Play around with the newest features and broaden your horizons with the new technology. You will be amazed at what all this little piece of technology can do.
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