Your iPad is quite an amazing gadget, capable of many impressive feats. You have seen some uses, but there are also more advanced uses for it. Between the games you can play, social media sites you can visit and online banking, there is not much you cannot do. Keep reading!
iPads now support folders. Just tap an app and hold it until it wiggles, then drag it over the app you wish to pair it with. Doing this creates a folder, categorizing both apps. You can also rename the folder easily.
A soft reset is the perfect reboot for a frozen iPad. Simply press down on the home button and the power button at the same time. Your device then restarts itself. If you want an application to shut down, hold your home button down for several seconds.
Your iPad will charge slower if you are using your iPhone charger. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. If you use that iPhone battery charger, it will be twice the time to charge. To save time, charge your iPad with the included charger.
Typing on iPads is something that requires getting used to. There is, however, a speech dictation button on the iPad. Hit the home button before tapping on the small microphone. Dictate your text and click the icon a second time when you are finished.
Are you worried about possibly losing your iPad? Then go to Settings, then iCloud. Enter your Apple ID, and then scroll down to “Find My iPad.” Then activate it. When you activate this feature, you only need to visit iCloud.com to locate a lost iPad.
Taking screenshots is simple. Just press your Home button as well as the Sleep button simultaneously. This takes the shot and places it with your other photos.
Because the iPad is not the cheapest gadget around, it’s important that you care for it properly. Install a screen protector. This is a simple plastic cover that offers protection to the screen. Use a soft microfiber cloth when cleaning your iPad screen. Never use window cleaners or other types of household cleaners on your iPad.
You can now quickly mute your iPad. There was no mute button on the original iPad. Previously, you could use the lock switch to either mute the audio or lock the orientation. Holding down the volume button helps to mute your phone fast.
If you want to copy text quickly, just press and hold the text to be copied. Next, choose “copy” from the popup memu. After that, go to the place where you want to paste the text and hold again. This will cause a menu to pop up which will allow you to paste. If you want to copy and paste a complete paragraph, tap four times.
Do you ever find yourself browsing the web and wondering where a word that is hyperlinked will take you? Here’s an easy tip to solve this problem. Even though you are unable to hover over the link as you would with your computer, you are able to touch the word and hold it. Doing so shows you the URL.
The iPad cloud function is very helpful for people who use the Internet a lot. This is a wonderful way to keep information without storing it on your device. Store your content on the device and iCloud if it is very important to you.
The iPad is a great musical device, but did you know about podcasts? These are radio presentations that are between two minutes and two hours in length, and they cover a variety of subjects. If you crave something a little more stimulating during your morning commute, try a podcast. You’ll always find something of interest.
Copy and pasting is another great feature that the iPad offers. All you have to do is tap on your text and then copy it. If you tap once more, you will be presented with the option to copy. You are able to paste text by just tapping and then choosing Paste.
Sync the pages you have with iTunes and you can share the documents you have stored on a Mac or PC. It is so easy to send your documents from the iPad to the computer, you will soon forget how you ever did it the old way. It is also quite easy to send your PDF’s over the Internet and then download them from a remote system.
If you think that it’s a little difficult to master your iPad, consider joining a forum online. There is a multitude of websites that can help you quickly master the use of this product. Sign up and talk to the member for information that will help you become an expert user.
Pick up your iPad and try out everything included in this article! By continuing to learn, you are sure to marvel at the device’s true capabilities. These tips are useful and they will make you see that purchasing your iPad was a wonderful idea.