A wonderful thing, the iPad. The iPad will allow you to type, play music, create art, or stay in touch with friends right out of the box. Unfortunately though, you can’t really max out its usefulness unless you have some basic knowledge about it. Keep reading to get tips for iPad owners that want to get the most out of it.
When accessing a remote server, your iPad uses a VPN network. This can be activated from the network tab under settings. You will then be asked for a username and a server address. If you aren’t sure of your server address, contact the network administrator.
Watch what apps you have running. You can run a lot of the apps on an iPad while you are doing other things. Double clicking the Home button will let you know everything that is currently running. The apps in use will appear on the bottom of the screen. To make the bar disappear, swipe downward.
It is not necessary to tap on the camera icon to view your gallery. Try using one finger for swiping to the right to get to your video or photo. You can continue to swipe to the left to see earlier photos and videos.
Lots of people initially find it difficult to type on a tablet. You can utilize the speech recognition abilities of the device. Simply depress your home button two times, and hit the small microphone icon. After you have dictated your piece, tap the icon one more time and your text will display.
To get a copy of the user’s manual, download one for free. Apple doesn’t want to kill trees so they encourage the download option instead.
To protect your investment, you need to understand how to properly care for your new iPad. Never leave an iPad locked in a sweltering car. Heat degrades battery performance. Also, remember to keep your iPad away from liquids, which are extremely damaging. You would be smart if you purchased a cover that will provide some extra padding for your iPad.
Are you annoyed by the battery charge display? It is easy to turn off. First, you will want to locate the Settings option. Look under the General section to locate Usage. Here you can turn off the battery display.
Taking screenshots on an iPad is a cinch. To pull this off, just hold down both the “Home” and “Sleep” button simultaneously. That takes the shot and puts it with the rest of your pictures.
Need to quickly mute your iPad? Try this. Simply hold down the ‘volume down’ button for two seconds. This saves a lot of time. Press it down when you want the volume to go back to normal.
Go to the apps that you usually run easier and quicker. Double click the home button and a bar of recently-used and running apps will appear on the screen. This can save you time when switching between apps because you don’t have to go back to the home screen and navigate to the app.
Most people use iTunes, but many are overlooking some great features. One of the most interesting is called iTunes U (for university). It contains podcasts that focus on a variety of professional topics and is perfect for the ride home.
Sync the pages you have with iTunes and you can share the documents you have stored on a Mac or PC. It’s very easy to interact with iTunes now and share documents. This is even better when you realize you can send PDF documents via email to anyone, anywhere and download all of them remotely.
iPads come with a few apps preloaded. However, many of these can’t be deleted. Just group them in a folder and stick it on the last page of your apps. This will declutter space on your screen and let you focus on the apps that you will use.
Make your screen less bright in order to extend the life of your iPad’s battery. Try this option if you are concerned about your battery life while waiting for an urgent email or message. In order to reduce the screen brightness, tap your Home icon twice and search for a sun icon.
Different environments don’t need similar light settings, which is why you’re able to change it. You can dim your screen by pushing on the Home button two times and then swiping. Doing so lets you change the brightness for the ambiance.
iPads become ever more useful with the more knowledge you attain. Keep all of these tips in mind and be sure to share them with loved ones who also have their own iPad. You will feel great knowing you can help other people by passing on your new knowledge.