iPad technology will only work for you if you know how to control it. You need to understand how the iPad operates. Keep reading to become an advanced iPad user.
You can easily access all running apps on an iPad. Simply double-click the Home button. A bar near the bottom of the screen will indicate which apps are in use. You can easily switch to a running app, by just tapping on it in the bar. Swipe downward on the screen to make the bar disappear.
You can change your setting so that you are no longer asked whether or not you are interested in joining a Wi-Fi network. You will see the choice that asks if you want to join networks. By choosing that option, you will never again be bothered by the invitations.
When your password is entered 10 times, your iPad erases – is this a function you’d like to turn on? This erases everything stored on the iPad if the password is entered incorrectly ten times.
Typing on a tablet can be difficult at first but gets easier over time. There is a solution to this in the form of speech dictation on your iPad. Hit the home button before tapping on the small microphone. After you have finished dictating the words, hit the microphone button again to see how it came out in text form.
There is no hard-copy manual for iPad, but if you want one, you can download it and print it. Apple has a minimalist approach towards their products.
If you use Google Calendar and want it included within the calendar app on your iPad, then go to your Mail option, followed by Contacts and finally Calendars. Click on Add Account and then Other. Tap the Add CalDAV Account icon and put in your Google information. Then, back out of that menu and choose the calendar app. Your information should now be there!
What happens if your iPad is stolen or lost? Visit Settings and then iCloud. Fill in your ID when prompted, which will log your system into the database. Thus, if you lose the device, you just need to go to iCloud.com.
If you have near-constant Internet access, make use of the cloud features introduced in iOS 5. You can store your files on this server without taking too much space on your iPad. Put anything that you think is important on your cloud, in addition to keeping it on your tablet.
There is a copy/paste option from the iPad. Simply hold down the text that you intend to copy. Tap once more after the text appears in yellow highlight. Then select Copy. To paste, hold your finger where you’d like the text pasted and, when the menu appears, choose “paste.”
A lot of people know that their iPads have iTunes, but they do not know all that they can do with it. One of the most interesting is called iTunes U (for university). There are many educational podcasts and you can learn a lot.
It is always wise to secure your iPad. You could lose it accidentally at any time, and it stores a great deal of sensitive information, such as phone numbers, emails, addresses and maybe even bank account information.
It is easy to use the iPad to take a screenshot. Press your Home button and then the Sleep/Wake button. You will then hear a click and see a small flash. This means it took a photo. These screenshots are automatically saved within the photo gallery.
Partcipate in online communities of iPad users. They’ll teach you about their own tips and tricks. Also, you can share some of the things that you learned about the iPad. Forums are a great way to solve iPad problems as well.
Just tap twice on the home icon to see what apps are running. Click on whatever app you want to view. If you want to return to your previous app, simply do the same thing again.
Has linking your iPad to a TV been something you have wanted to do? There is an adapter available for purchase which can assist you in this. The adapter is called a VGA adapter, and is made by Apple, or you can look for a digital AV adapter. Both are fine.
Apply your new knowledge when you wish to expand the usefullness of your iPad. iPad ownership provides you with open doors to efficient utilization of technology.