As an iPad owner, you have probably noticed that this device is intuitive. Don’t you simply add the apps you want and then access them via the touch screen interface? But, there are a lot of hidden features, tips and tricks that will help you use your iPad more efficiently.
Remote servers need to be access using a VPN connection. To make a VPN connection, go to Network and turn on the VPN feature. Next, you need to supply both username and server address. If you don’t know the address of the server, contact the network administrator.
You do not need to tap the small camera roll icon found in the bottom left corner to look at a picture or video you have just taken. Just swipe the screen to the right and your content will appear. To see the other photos, keep swiping left.
When you stay with iPad’s default settings, you will see the first two lines of every email prior to making your selection. This can often help to see content before opening the email. You can select mail from your settings. Choose Contacts>>Calendar, and then select the number of lines you’d like to preview for Mail.
If you need Google Calendar to work with your iPad, get into your mail and then contacts followed by calendars. You select Other after tapping the Add An Account icon. Tap on the CalDAV Account and then just enter the information for Google. Leave the settings menu and open the calendar app. All of the information from your Google Calendar should now be at your fingertips.
You can keep tabs open by opening new pages inside a new tab. In Safari, touch and hold the hyperlink until a menu pops up. You can select the option to have another tab created with the new link content.
Everyone should know how to best take care of their very valuable iPad. Never use your iPad in bright sunlight and do not leave it in your hot car. Your battery’s performance will be degraded by the heat. Also, make sure that you do not put it any place where it will come in contact with liquids. A cover is a wise investment for your iPad.
Because the iPad is not the cheapest gadget around, it’s important that you care for it properly. Screen protectors are often used on iPads. This is plastic which adheres to the screen and protects it. To clean the screen, simply use soft cloths that are slightly damp. Never use a cleaning solution that you use around the house.
There is finally a way to silence your iPad very quickly. There originally wasn’t a mute button on the first iPad. Now the lock switch can be used to mute the iPad. In order to quickly mute an iPad, simply hold the volume decrease button.
Add extra email addresses and phone numbers to FaceTime. Facetime can then sync up the information that you input with your contact. If you need FaceTime to recognize additional numbers or addresses, it is possible to use the “settings” area to accomplish that.
A lot of people know about the iTunes store, but they aren’t always well-versed on the features that are available. If you are interested in learning, try out the iPad’s iTunes U application. This will give you podcasts that are educational in nature so that you can broaden your learning base.
iPads may be easy to use, but they also have many useful functions. Start using the tips from this article. You’ll soon understand why it is a device that is becoming a mainstay in homes and businesses around the world.