The iPad is a spectacular gadget. It lets you type, sing along, record yourself, draw pictures, anything and everything. However, if you do not know what you’re doing, it can be a frustrating device. Keep reading to get tips for iPad owners that want to get the most out of it.
Does your iPad continually ask you to join different networks? This feature can by turned off by adjusting your iPad settings. Select that tab that says “Wi-Fi” and choose the option that is last on the page. This will stop you from getting prompts.
You can adjust the settings so you can see more than a couple of lines from the emails in your inbox. Go to mail in settings and then preview. Changes this setting to display up to five lines. This should help you decide if you really need to read the entire email or not.
Avoid using an iPhone charger to charge your iPad. This is because iPads have higher wattage requirements than iPhones. Although you can charge your iPad with an iPhone charger, it generally takes longer. Stick with the charger sent with the iPad.
If you have concerns about people accessing the private info on your iPad you can select settings that will delete all of your data after several failed password attempts. Everything on your iPad will be deleted if there are 10 failed password attempts.
Does the battery percentage indicator drive you crazy? If you want to, you can turn it off easily. Go to Settings. Find the Usage category, beneath the General tab. When you’re here, the battery percentage display can easily be turned off.
If you are a Google-phobe and want to use some other search engine as your primary search provider, it is possible to make this happen. Visit your settings, pick “Safari,” and then open up “Search Engine.” Then you can change your default search engine to one of the options provided.
If your child will be using your iPad and you don’t want them seeing mature content, you can change your settings so these items become blocked. Go into the settings and limit the amount of mature content that is viewable. This setting will allow you to block anything labeled adult.
Do not dismiss the iPad’s cloud function if you are always connected online. This is terrific for storing information without using hard drive space on your iPad. Make sure your important documents are backed up on your device and the cloud.
To see a list of running and recently-used apps, double click the home button. This action with show you a bar of all of your running apps. To access them, all you have to do is press the icon. Use this function to check which apps are running, and close the ones you do not need.
Use tabs to multitask your browser. For example, there are ways to keep a page you are viewing when you want to open a link. If you hold your finger down on the link, as opposed to tapping it, you’ll be presented with an option menu. Then, it is possible to visit your link though a totally new tab, which keeps the old one open too.
With the advice you read here, you will find the iPad to be more useful. Remember these tips and pass them along to your friends and family so they can use them with their iPad. You will feel great knowing you can help other people by passing on your new knowledge.