Today, everyone want a tablet or iPad. If you haven’t gotten one yet, you don’t know what you’re missing. The iPad has something for everyone, from soccer moms to network admins. This article is filled with information and tips to help you get the most out of your iPad.
If you want to stream content with your iPad, you will have to be aware of battery life. One of the ways you can extend the time your battery retains its charge is by adjusting the brightness of your screen. There is no reason to have the screen at full brightness in any situation.
The iOS on the iPad now supports folders. You can start by holding down on your app until it jiggles, and then place it on top of a related app. This will create a folder that holds both apps with a name that describes the category the apps fall under. You can then rename this folder if you like.
You can get to all of your active apps easily 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 bring up that app, just tap its icon on the bar. You should swipe the screen downwards in order to eliminate the bar.
VPN networks are perfect for accessing remote servers. You can enable this VPN connection by activating the VPN feature in the network settings. You will be asked to provide a server address and a username. Get in touch with the network administrator if you do not know the server address.
Be watchful of all the apps that are running on your iPad. A lot of iPad apps are designed to run as background processes. To check what is running on the iPad, just double click the Home button. A bar shows up near the bottom of the screen that will list currently active apps. Swipe downwards to make the bar disappear when you’ve finished.
Did you just launch a noisy app by mistake? You can mute your volume quickly by pressing and holding on the volume down button until the sound is turned off. The lock orientation can also be configured to mute your device.
If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. This feature erases everything recorded on your phone after someone has tried and failed 10 times.
The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. You can get rid of these alerts. Go to Settings then General. Under the General tab, select Sounds. In this area, you will be able to adjust your sound settings for NEW MAIL.
Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. When you are in Safari, just tap and hold the link until a pop-up menu shows up. This pop-up menu offers you an option to view the new link on a new tab.
Are you irritated by the percentage of battery icon on the top right of your screen? It may be useful to know that they are easy to turn off. Begin by going to your iPad’s Settings. Find the Usage category, beneath the General tab. Under the Usage menu, you will be able to turn off the display.
Default Search Engine
You can change the default search engine if you are not fond of Google. Access Safari and then Search Engine from the Settings menu. You can then change your default search engine to Yahoo or Bing.
Are you tired of tapping the bookmark icon over and over so you can visit your favorite sites? It is possible for your bookmark option to be permanent. Go to your Settings screen, click Safari and then go to Always Show Bookmarks and switch this to the On position.
Want to know how to locate an iPad if it gets lost? Just go to your iPad’s Settings and then click on iCloud. Enter your ID for Apple at the base of the screen. You will see the notation: FIND MY IPAD. Turn this function on. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
Did you know that the iPad has the ability to cut and paste snippets of text? Tap on the text and hold to copy. Next choose select for the text you would like to copy. Tap again once your text is highlighted in yellow, and choose copy. Simply tap, hold and select paste to apply the highlighted text.
Your iPad is a great tool for listening to music. There is an easy solution for syncing up all your iTunes songs quickly. Just allow “Home Sharing” on the iPad and iTunes. Once this option is enabled, your iTunes library will show up under the Shared section of the music app on your iPad. Enjoy your favorite sounds!
Use these tips to use the iPad more efficiently. You’ll find that they improve everything you do daily on your iPad. Do not forget to save this information, as it will probably take a while before it becomes second nature.