The iPad is an awesome tool and toy. You can use it to type, draw, record yourself and complete many other tasks. You won’t be able to access all of its features if you don’t know enough about it. This article will show you some great tips and advice for getting the most from your iPad tablet.
It is possible to gain access to all apps that are currently running on your iPad. By double-clicking on your Home button, you will see every running app in a bar near the bottom of the screen. If you want to go to one of these apps, just click it on the bottom bar. Hit the Home button to get rid of the bar.
Remote servers need to be access using a VPN connection. The networking tab will have all of the options needed to configure a VPN and establish a connection with your preferred network. After configuration, it will request your screen-name and the address for the server. Talk to the network admin if you need the information required.
Is your iPad asking you permission to join wi-fi networks? This feature can be turned off under your settings. Choose your Wi-Fi tab and the last option can switch off if you’re sick of prompts.
Should your iPad freeze, you can reboot it by performing a soft reset. You can do this by pushing the home and power buttons at the same time. Wait for your iPad to reboot. To force close an app, just hold down the home button until it closes.
Did you accidentally launch an app that makes a lot of noise? You are able to mute volume right away by simply pressing and holding the – volume button until sound is off. If you find yourself needing to mute sound frequently, you may want to set up the orientation lock button to work as a muting control.
There is no need to hit your small camera icon just to see something you just shot. Rather, you can swipe with one finger toward the right, and there is your video or picture! To look at your previous pictures, swipe your finger to the left.
Shortcuts are a great feature to install to save time and reduce stress. One shortcut is to double tap the space bar to enter a period and space after a sentence. This can give you the ability to send messages in volume.
You can add Google Calendar to your calendar app by going to Mail/Contacts/Calendars. Select Add An Account. When prompted for the type, choose Other. Pick the CalDAV icon and enter your personal Google Calender information. Click the home button to exit the settings menu and enter your calendar application. Now you should have everything you need there!
Do you wish you could get to your bookmarked favorite sites quicker and easier? Well you can turn on the bookmarks bar permanently and eliminate this problem. Enter the Settings menu, select Safari, and enable Always Show Bookmarks.
As a parent, you can adjust the parental controls for your kids in the settings area. Just click on settings and turn on parental controls. It is possible to block pornography, “R” rated movies and pages with bad words on them.
To copy and paste when using an iPad, tap, then hold down the text you are interested in. Then pick Select. Then press copy, go to another application, then press and hold again. A menu will come up that will let you click on paste. For an entire paragraph, you need to press four times.
The iPad is great for music, but are you aware of podcasts? Podcasts are radio programs that last anywhere from two minutes to two hours on any subject you’re interested in. If you are tired of music during your commute, try out a few podcasts. You’ll always find something of interest.
You can’t do day-to-day swiping in the calendar app. Instead, you need to utilize the iPad’s navigation bar, which is situated near the bottom of your screen. Today’s date will be colored blue and easily recognizable.
Did you know you can connect an iPad to your TV? You are able to do this if you purchase a adapter. You can either get a VGA adapter or a digital AV adapter from an Apple store. Both products function with the iPad but you need to choose the adapter that corresponds to the ports of your TV.
Did you know you could use the Street View feature on your Google Maps app? Type in an address to get a red pin on the map you are viewing. Tap the pin, then choose the person icon. This loads Street View.
You have other options besides the on-screen keyboard. Typing on a tiny keyboard that is projected on a screen can be quite challenging. In this case, you can purchase a Bluetooth keyboard that connects to your iPad. This allows you to type the same way that you would while using a laptop.
Have you ever wanted to take a quick screenshot before? This can be accomplished much easier than you might have believed. Press Home followed by the sleep/wake button. It will flash and the screenshot will be taken. The shot is saved already, so that’s it!
Using the information you have learned here, your iPad can be a much more useful tool in your daily life. Just use what you learn and the iPad will astound you. With increased knowledge comes increased ability to assist others, which makes you feel great.