Even though a lot of technology is required to create an iPad, they are very easy to use. Simply tap the screen, add an app and get things rolling, you might think.right? It’s actually much more complicated and this article will make it less so.
Does it annoy you whenever the iPad asks if you want to join any wifi network it has detected? This feature can be turned off in your settings. If you don’t want further prompts, turn off the last option found on the page.
If the battery in your iPad is fully depleted, charge it as quickly as possible. Storing the device for long periods of time with a dead battery can affect its ability to hold a charge in the future. Once per month, allow the battery to run down completely before charging it to 100 percent.
If you want to put your calendar on the iPad calendar you should click on the mail and then your contacts and then your calendar. Choose Add An Account, then Other. Hit your “Add CalDAV” icon and add in the relevant Google information. Then, back out of that menu and choose the calendar app. Now you should have everything you need there!
Go to the apps that you usually run easier and quicker. You simply have to quickly click the home button twice to bring up a list of running apps. This is a good way to quickly access an app instead of scrolling on your screen to find the apps you need.
Put a screen protector on your iPad. It does not interfere with the visibility of the display. The screen protector protects your iPad from oils and dirt from your fingers. It is great way to prevent your screen from permanent scratches. If the protector is scratched, it can be easily replace.
Almost everyone has heard of iTunes, but most people do not realize all the things they can do with it. One great feature is iTunes U (the ‘U’ is for university). This feature includes some great educational podcasts.
Taking pictures often means turning the iPad to the side. Holding the sides will make the shutter button move and ruin your picture. Give the orientation lock a try. This will make it easier for you to hit the shutter button when you go to take a picture. The photo can be rotated in image editor afterwards.
Wait until accessories are on sale until you buy. Your iPad comes with what you need up front – the iPad and a charging cable – and everything else can wait. If you want a standing charger, case, keyboard, screen protection or any such item, they go on sale frequently online, so keep your eyes peeled and be patient.
When using your iPad as a camera, you can easily change the focus and light meter with just a tap. Simply tap the subject of the photo and the iPad will automatically adjust to bring the subject in focus. This also adjusts the light meter to the area around the subject giving you a great photo.
Copy and paste is no longer a feature only accessible on your home computer. With a simple tap of the button, you can select any area of text and copy it to your clipboard. When you’re ready to paste, tap the button once more and select the “paste” option. This is perfect for duplicate messages or sharing an idea more than once.
Unlike a personal computer where you need to constantly worry about viruses and spyware, the iPad is incredibly well protected against these things. Be sure to update your device as often as possible, but in general you need not worry about destroying your iPad with unsafe web-surfing or downloaded applications.
You have probably downloaded enough apps by now to be thinking about app notifications and how to control them. Controlling app notifications is under settings and then notification. By accessing this area, you can control which apps send you notifications, where they appear, and how often they appear as well.
Are you wanting to have more organization with your iPad? It is possible for you to decide which apps provide you notifications, with pop up alerts, etc. Simply navigate to Settings, and then Notifications. This will help ensure that those annoying apps you don’t want popping up won’t interfere with your organization.
If you’d like to see a list of all apps which are running, press the home (square) button twice. All the running apps will appear at the bottom of the screen, allowing you to close those which aren’t in use by touching and holding them until they jiggle, then clicking the minus icon.
If you need to read a PDF on your iPad, there are two ways to do it. You could either access your PDFs via iTunes and then sync your iPad so you can view your PDFs on your computer, or send the PDFs to yourself via email. Do both to see what works best for you, or you might change what you do depending on the situation.
Although they are simple to operate, if you know more about the device, you can get more out of it. This article is a great place to begin learning, but you need to seek out more. You are sure to see that when armed with the right knowledge, this is a device that can do almost anything you want it to.