The iPad is a spectacular gadget. It lets you type, sing along, record yourself, draw pictures, anything and everything. However, if you don’t know how, you’ll never do all these things. Keep reading to get tips for iPad owners that want to get the most out of it.
Be aware of any apps that constantly run on your device. A lot of the apps on your tablet can keep running while you work on other things. You can easily see the running apps by double clicking the home button. These active apps will show up at the very bottom of your display in a bar. When you are finished with this area, swipe down and the bar will be gone.
If you have concerns about people accessing the private info on your iPad you can select settings that will delete all of your data after several failed password attempts. If they don’t get it right, the iPad is factory fresh again.
Taking screenshots on an iPad is a cinch. Simply press the Sleep and Hold buttons simultaneously. The screenshot will be taken, and you can look at it from the photo area of your iPad.
Use the following trick to quickly mute your iPad. Simply hold the volume down button for a couple of seconds. This is far faster than changing the volume level all the time. Hold it another time to get the volume level back to where it was.
Establish FaceTime telephone numbers and email addresses. You can add as many emails as you wish. If you have more that you want set up, you can do it under settings.
You can shortcut to your most used apps. Click on your home button two times, and your apps will show up on your screen. Use this to avoid scrolling around to find what you need.
Are you concerned about where the hyperlinks will take you when browsing the web? Here’s an easy tip to solve this problem. Hovering isn’t an option, but if you hold the word down your problem is solved. Doing this will cause the URL to appear.
The iPad has a clipboard for copying and pasting, just like a full-size computer. Select the text you wish to copy after tapping the screen. A second tap will highlight a selection of text and allow you to choose the “copy” option. Finally, to paste the text, hold at the target location and choose “paste” from the popup menu.
The iPad is pre-loaded with lots of apps you have no use for. Sadly, many can’t be deleted. Drop them in a folder that is moved to a spot far away from your usual screen haunts. This lets you focus on the ones you use most.
Make the most of tabs when you are on the Internet. If you want to click on a link, don’t worry about the previous webpage closing. Hold the link and a list of options will appear. In this options menu, you can choose to look at your desired link inside a different tab, so that your current and new pages are both up at the same time.
It is always a good idea to utilize the security features of your iPad, even if you don’t think you need them. You could lose it accidentally at any time, and it stores a great deal of sensitive information, such as phone numbers, emails, addresses and maybe even bank account information.
You cannot move from day-to-day by swiping on the calendar. You can select the appropriate date using the navigation bar. Today’s date will be colored blue and easily recognizable.
If you want to quickly move between apps without going back to the main screen, double-click the home button and your running apps will appear. Choose the app you need to go to by tapping on it. To go back to the previous app, repeat the procedure.
Are you aware you can use the Google Maps’ Street View Feature? Complete a search on the map and you will see a red pin appear. Simply tap the pin and then choose the human icon to load up Street View.
Have you ever needed to take a snapshot of the screen? It is not hard to do. Press the Home button and then press your Sleep/Wake button. There will be a flash, and your sceenshot is taken. Every screenshot is saved automatically, so you don’t need to save them yourself.
Double tap the word you’d like to copy, it’s as simple as that! It can be difficult to copy an entire paragraph using that method. To do this, tap the text 4 times, on it should have copied the whole paragraph. You can do this with paragraphs, long URLs and addresses.
Now that you’ve read this article, you will be able to accomplish more with your iPad. Keep all of these tips in mind and be sure to share them with loved ones who also have their own iPad. With increased knowledge comes increased ability to assist others, which makes you feel great.