Are you a new owner of an iPad? If so, then it’s likely that you are becoming very confused by this technological gadget. It’s more than just a gaming system! There are so many wonderful things you can do with your iPad. Read this article to learn great iPad tips.
iPad’s iOS supports folders now. To do this, press and hold on an app for a while, and it will start to jiggle. Then, drag the app over the top of a different icon and release. This will create a folder with both apps. If you don’t like the label, you can rename the folder.
Monitor your iPad app spending. It’s easy to rack up credit card bills with such engaging and entertaining applications that are just a click away. Therefore, you should closely watch your spending.
Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. The networking tab will have all of the options needed to configure a VPN and establish a connection with your preferred network. A server address and username will be required to use this. If you don’t know what the address is for the server, talk to the network administrator.
There is an easier way to view the video or picture you have just taken besides the film icon in the bottom corner. Try using one finger for swiping to the right to get to your video or photo. After this, swipe left to see older content.
When your password is entered 10 times, your iPad erases – is this a function you’d like to turn on? Everything on your iPad will be deleted if there are 10 failed password attempts.
As an alternative to a bulky manual, you can download the manual onto your iPad. Instead of including a manual with their products, Apple prefers that you download one.
If you are like most people, you receive many emails each day and do not need to be notified each time. You can get rid of this feature, if you find it annoying. Under general in settings, you can alter the sounds. Select Sounds below the General tab. Then, select the option to turn the New Mail alert off or reduce the volume of the alert.
You can change the default search engine if you are not fond of Google. This can be done under Settings – Safari – Search Engine. You can use alternatives like Bing or Yahoo instead of Google.
If you want to use the copy and paste feature on the iPad, you can click it and drag to select text. Now, tap on copy, switch to another app, then tap and hold down once more. You will see a menu appear that gives you the option to “paste.” To do an entire paragraph, simply tap four times.
Do mystery hyperlinks on web pages annoy you when you use the iPad to browse the web? The solution is really quite simple. All you have to do is to touch and keep your finger on the word. The URL represented by the hyperlink will magically appear.
Lots of people know about the iTunes store, but some may not understand its full capability. One great feature is iTunes U (the ‘U’ is for university). This feature includes some great educational podcasts.
Auto brightness can help your iPad’s battery life. Your iPad will adjust its brightness in function of the environment you are in. This will control the power being drawn from the battery by the screen, and you’ll be able to use the iPad for longer periods before having to charge it. Go to Settings and then Brightness & Wallpaper to change it.
You can use your iPad to listen to the iTunes music you have. There is a simple way to access your iTunes account without having to reinvent the wheel on your new device. Use the “Home Sharing” mode on iTunes and your iPad. Then visit your chosen music app on your iPad, select More and follow that by selecting Shared. All you have left to do is enjoy the music.
You should always use the security feature in your iPad even if it feels like you don’t need it. If you happen to lose it, you wouldn’t want those with nefarious intentions having access to your personal information. So, take the necessary precautions to keep your info safe.
Now that you have taken time to learn some more about using an iPad, you may be able to do business more efficiently. It can do everything! Keep up with what’s trending in the world iPads. New applications are released daily, so you’ll always have uses for your iPad.