You may have an iPad, but you may not know exactly how to use it. The only thing standing in your way is the right information, as your iPad is a great resource. If you want to put your iPad to use as it is intended, you should read the article that follows below.
Monitor how much you spend on iPad apps. When you have this device, it can be easy to pay a lot of money, just because it stores your payment details and you can easily click to buy. So, it’s important to keep your eye on what you’re spending.
Many people find it difficult to type on tablets, but it gets easier with time. A simple way to enter text is to use the speech dictation function. Press the home button of your iPad twice and select the microphone icon that appears. When you’re done speaking, tap the Microphone again to turn your dictation into text.
The email app will show you the first two lines of an email’s text unless you change this setting. You may wish to view more of each message before you open it. Go to ‘mail’ under ‘settings’. Select Contacts under Mail, then select Calendar to alter the options for additional lines in Preview mail.
Just open new pages within a new tab to maintain the previous one. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. In that pop-up menu, you may choose to open your new link inside a new tab.
You can change your search engine default easily. Open the Settings menu, select Safari and then Search Engine. In addition to Google, you have a choice of using Yahoo and Bing as your search engine.
Taking screenshots is simple. Simultaneously mash down the Home and Sleep buttons. Then you will have a screenshot you can organize with your other photos.
You can block mature content if your child has an iPad. Access the settings and set limits on the availability of mature content. It is possible to block adult material.
Set up phone numbers and emails for FaceTime. When you set up FaceTime, it will remember the email you use to access iTunes, but additional emails can be added. If you have other email accounts associated with FaceTime, change the information in the Settings.
If you are almost always connected to the internet in one way or another, then don’t overlook the cloud function of the iPad. You can use the cloud to store files and information so that you leave your iPad storage free and clear. Make sure that important documents are stored on both your iPad and the cloud function.
iPad mastery begins by joining helpful forums about this device on the Internet. Your question is bound to have been asked before on any number of forums. You can ask questions or just peruse the archives for useful information. Chances are, your questions have already been answered.
Use tabs to do many different things in your browser at once. Using tabs allows you to follow links and visit other sites without closing what you are doing. Hold the link and a list of options will appear. Choose “open link in new tab” so that both the new page and previous page will remain open.
One of the great things about your iPad is the ability to listen to music through iTunes. If you have an account on iTunes full of songs and don’t like the idea of spending the time it takes to re-download them, there is an easy way around it. This can be done through enabling “Home Sharing.” Then visit your chosen music app on your iPad, select More and follow that by selecting Shared. Then you can listen!
Many people are annoyed by the on-screen indicator listing how much charge their battery holds. Fortunately, this information can be hidden from view. You just need to change your settings. Go to general, then usage. This option will give you the ability to erase this percentage indicator. If you need to place it back, then just follow the steps again.
After you read this you know how to effectively use your iPad. It is an amazing little device that packs a lot of punch with an app for almost anything you could imagine. Keep the tips you read here in mind and start taking advantage of this handy little device.