The iPad is a great piece of technology. But, you need proper information if you want to really take advantage of your iPad. Apply the information in this article, and you can use your iPad like a seasoned professional.
It’s simple to find out which apps are currently running on your iPad. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. Just click the app you wish to switch to, if you so desire. Just swipe your finger down to get rid of the bar.
Are tired of having your iPad constantly ask you whether or not you wish to connect with detected WiFi network. Get rid of this by going into the settings menu. If you don’t want further prompts, turn off the last option found on the page.
When your iPad freezes, you can reboot your device with a soft reset. Hold down both the power and home buttons for a few seconds. Your device will then restart. If all you need is for an application to close, then hold down the home button. Keep it held for a second or two.
If you want to charge your iPad quickly, avoid using an iPhone charger. Your iPhone does not have the same wattage as the iPad and it can be detrimental to the health of your iPhone charger to do so. The iPhone charger will take much longer to fully charge your iPad. Use the proper iPad charger.
If you don’t want anyone to access your personal information, your iPad can be set to delete all data. By using this setting, all of your information will be erased after 10 failed password attempts.
Typing on a tablet can be difficult at first but gets easier over time. Alternately, you can use the speech dictation feature of iPad. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. Dictate your text and click the icon a second time when you are finished.
Shortcuts make sending messages much faster. For instance, if you tap your space bar two times when you’re typing a sentence, both a space and a period will be added at the end of your sentence. This can give you the ability to send messages in volume.
If you want to put your calendar on the iPad calendar you should click on the mail and then your contacts and then your calendar. Select Add An Account. When prompted for the type, choose Other. Select Add CalDAV Account and then insert your Google credentials. Now leave the settings area and access the calendar app. You should now be all set.
Do you want the option of finding your own iPad if you have lost it? In Settings, you will find an option that says iCloud. Type in you personal Apple ID code and make sure the “Find My iPad” function is turned on. This will allow you to find a lost iPad by going to iCloud.com.
If you want to take a screenshot when using your tablet, it’s easy. Hold Home and Sleep simultaneously. The screenshot will be taken, and you can look at it from the photo area of your iPad.
Sync pages using iTunes to share documents with both a Mac and a PC. You will then be able to transfer documents from your iPad to your computer. Things are even more easy when you’re able to send PDF’s from any location you wish online.
You can choose whether your lock orientation button functions as a way of locking the orientation or as a mute button. However, some of the older iPads will not have this option. You have this option if you are using iOS 4.3 or above. You are able to turn down the volume by holding in the button.
Double click the home button to see a list of apps that are currently running. This bar will display all apps that are running, and you will be able to access them using the icon located on the bar. When you close those you’re not using down, your battery will stay charged for longer.
The calendar function does not allow you to navigate from one day to the next by swiping. It requires that you use the navigation icons that are near the bottom to get to the date you need. You will see that today is presented in blue.
There are two ways in which you can display a PDF. You can sync through iTunes, or send the file through email. After giving both these methods a try, you can pick the one that works for you anytime you want to show a PDF.
Double-clicking the home key will allow you to change open apps very quickly. Then click the application you want to use. You can find any open app using this feature.
Is your iPad’s screen constantly getting scratched? Although the iPad is pretty sturdy, if a lot of small scratches are beginning to become visible, you may want to add a protector to your device. This not only saved the iPad from damage, but it also keeps you from developing small micro-scratches on your fingers.
The iPad has single-handedly revolutionized the way millions use technology every day. With all of the features the iPad has, it’s like you can do anything you want with this device. Using the advice here you can unlock the full potential of your iPad.