The iPad has become a very popular tool for people of all ages. It’s great for kids to play games or do homework and for adults to keep shopping lists or create presentations for work. The uses of an iPad are many and varied. Here you will learn about a few of the most often used features, and this information will help make your tool more useful and versatile.
It is easy to access your running apps on the iPad. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar at the bottom of your screen. Tap an application icon to switch to that app. Make this bar disappear by making a downward swipe on your screen.
Pay close attention to the apps that you run on your iPad. While you work on other things, some apps will continue running on your iPad in the background. To view currently running applications, click your Home button twice. The apps currently running will appear in a bar at the bottom of your screen. Press the Home button again or swipe down to clear the bar.
The iPhone charger isn’t ideal for quickly charging your tablet. The two devices operate at different wattages – the iPhone at 5 watts and the iPad at 10 watts. And their chargers follow suit. If you charge the iPad with an iPhone charger, it can take double the amount of time to charge. To save time, charge your iPad with the included charger.
Moreover, there is no hard-copy manual for iPad, but you can download it and print it if you want one. It is easier for Apple to make it a download than to print a manual for every product.
It’s now possible to quickly mute the iPad. When the iPad originally came out, there wasn’t a dedicated mute button. The lock switch can be used as a mute button. To mute immediately, depress the volume-down tool and hold.
Setting up your contacts
Set up your email addresses and phone numbers in FaceTime. Your iPad’s FaceTime includes the email you used to set it up with by default; however, it’s possible to add more addresses. If you want additional emails or phone numbers to be recognized by FaceTime, you can use your iPad’s settings to add them.
To do a fast copy and paste, select and hold the text and tap it. If you move to another application, you can paste the desired text by tapping again. You can then paste. You can also highlight a whole paragraph; tap it around four times.
If you live on the Internet, the cloud function is going to be your best friend. The cloud is a great way to store information without taking up space on your iPad’s hard drive. Store your content on the device and iCloud if it is very important to you.
ITunes is from God
You can sync pages with iTunes to share documents with a Mac or PC. By sharing documents with iTunes, you can avoid the hassle and share documents with all computer brands. You’ll be able to email PDFs to other platforms for download.
Some of the applications that come loaded on your iPad may be useless to you. But some of these apps cannot be removed. Place them into a separate folder and move them so that it is far from where you spend your time. These apps let you focus on the ones you use most.
Double-clicking on the Home button lets you see and access all currently running apps. You’ll see all the apps which are open right now. That way, you don’t forget about apps you are currently running, and you can close down some you no longer need.
Tabs can help you browse more efficiently. For example, there are ways to keep a page you view when you want to open a link. By holding the link instead of tapping it, you will bring up an options menu. Choose “open link in new tab” to remain open both the new page and previous page.
Brightness can be altered depending on where you are. Tap your home button two times and swipe several times until the brightness setting appears. Doing so lets you change the brightness for the ambiance.
Use your iPad’s security features wisely. Since iPads can hold secure information, it is worth making sure that information is safe if you lose it.
A lot of folks think the battery percentage gauge is a very annoying feature on an iPad. Fortunately, it is simple to remove. All that has to be done is getting into your settings menu, tapping general, and usage after that. Here you can disable it. Follow these steps if you later want to turn it back on.
Taking accidental screenshots is too easy
Taking screenshots on an iPad is easy. Just depress the HOME button followed by the SLEEP/WAKE button. The screen will flash, and you’ll hear a click, indicating that it has taken a photo. The shot will appear in the Photos app, where it can be emailed or viewed.
Have you thought about connecting your TV to your iPad? You can; you need a separately purchased adapter. Or you want an Apple VGA adapter or a digital AV adapter. Either works perfectly.
Have you wondered how you can take a screenshot? It is easier than you think. Click Home, then Sleep/Wake. When a screenshot is taken, you will see a quick flash. Screenshots are automatically saved.
There are some simple strategies that you can use to maximize the battery life on your iPad. Please keep it away from very hot locations, like sitting in a car in direct sunlight. Use the lowest screen brightness setting you are comfortable with. If you don’t need the Internet, switch to airplane mode. Disabling push notifications aids battery life quite a bit. Then check calendars and email manually.
This article will teach you how this versatile tool can help you. Check out some of these new features to extend your performance. After spending some time learning what your iPad can do, you’ll see how useful it will be.