iPads are deceptively simple in their use. Just tap a button and presto! It works, right? But, there is lots more to know, and the piece that follows ought to give you some useful tips for understanding the entire process.
If you want to stream movies, listen to music and play games on your iPad, consider that your battery life will be much shorter. Lowering the brightness of the screen can help keep your battery charge. It is unlikely that the brightest settings are needed to achieve a good picture.
Be aware of any apps that constantly run on your device. Most of the time, an application can remain open while you surf the Internet or attend to other business. To take a look at all running apps, double-click the Home button. These active apps will show up at the very bottom of your display in a bar. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.
The iPad’s default setting shows two lines of every email prior to it being opened. It is helpful sometimes to get a preview of the email contact. Under Settings, tap on Mail. First go to MAIL. Choose CONTACTS. Then go to CALENDARS. At this point, you can adjust preview mail options to get more lines.
Are you annoyed by the battery charge display? It can be easily turned off. Go to Settings. Look under the General section to locate Usage. This allows you to turn off the battery percentage notifications.
Here’s a quick trick to mute your iPad sound. Simply hold down the ‘volume down’ button for two seconds. This can be a quick way to avoid having to adjust your volume multiple times. Hold it one more time to revert the volume.
Taking care of that expensive new iPad is a very smart strategy. Purchasing a screen protector is a good idea. Although the screen protectors are made of plastic and are very thin, they can help protect the screen of your iPad. When cleaning an iPad screen. try using a very soft cloth that is barely dampened with water. Don’t ever use products such as common window and household cleaners on the iPad’s screen.
It is easy to quickly mute your iPad. The original iPad did not have a mute button. Once iOS 4.3 came out, there was an option added where your lock switch can mute the sound. Holding down the volume button helps to mute your phone fast.
Set up phone numbers and emails for FaceTime. The iPad, by default, includes the initial email you used for installation, but it is possible to add others. Go to the settings of your iPad and add the email addresses and phone numbers you want to see on FaceTime.
The cloud function is very useful for people who are constantly onilne. You can store extra information this way without it using up space in the iPad’s flash memory. Use the cloud service as well as the device for storing important documents.
A forum might be useful if you’re having a hard time figuring out your iPad. The Internet is full of websites where people share their knowledge of the iPad. Sign up and talk to the member for information that will help you become an expert user.
You can use iPad to listen to iTunes. If you currently have iTunes on another device, such as your phone or an iPod, you do not have to download iTunes a second time to hear the same songs on your iPad. Simply enable ‘Home Sharing’. Next, go to the music app on your iPad and click “More. Then click on Shared. Then enjoy your music!
You can control all of the notifications you receive. Many apps have a habit of alerting you about every little thing. You can adjust this setting by going into settings and then notifications. This allows you to disable alerts from apps where instant notification isn’t necessary. Then you only get useful notifications.
Are you dissatisfied with using Google as the search engine on the iPad? There is a way that you can change this. Click on Settings, then Safari and finally Search Engine. Pick which search engine you desire. You can use Yahoo or Bing instead.
Although they are simple to operate, if you know more about the device, you can get more out of it. Starting with this article, use what you learn to make the iPad even better. You will see that anything you want to do can be done on the iPad.