Did you buy a new iPad? That is a major investment, and it can help you personally or in your business as well. If you want to enhance your user experience with the iPad, it is important to understand a few basics first. Read on to learn all you can.
Shortcuts make sending messages much faster. All you have to do is tap on the space bar, and it will put a period and a space there. This lets you avoid doing it manually and you can send many more messages to friends.
Open pages in new tabs in order to keep several open at the same time. In Safari, touch and hold the hyperlink until a menu pops up. You can select the option to have another tab created with the new link content.
Are you interested in easily retrieving your iPad if it gets lost? Simply navigate to Settings and then select iCloud. Under the area labeled “Find My iPad,” enter your Apple ID and make sure the function is enabled. If you ever have the misfortune of losing the iPad, then hop onto iCloud.com.
If you want to quickly mute your iPad, just follow this simple step. The volume down button, when held for two seconds, gets this done. This is far faster than changing the volume level all the time. When you want to hear your device at a normal level again, just hold the volume down for the same amount of time.
Go to your apps that you keep running quicker and easier! Double click the Home button, and they appear in an instant at the very bottom of whichever screen you are currently on. This is a good way to quickly access an app instead of scrolling on your screen to find the apps you need.
Do you hate it when you are surfing on your iPad and you cannot tell where a hyperlinked word will lead you? There is a simple fix to this problem. This will tell you the URL and you make it easier for you to decide if you want to visit that site. A popup that shows the link’s URL will appear.
You can copy and paste text on your iPad. Tap the text and hold down on it if you wish to copy it. A menu will pop up allowing you to select that sentence. Tap again when the text has been highlighted in yellow, and then choose copy. Then you simply tap and click Paste.
Switch on your auto brightness in order to add battery life. Your iPad will adjust its brightness in function of the environment you are in. This is a good way to get more from your battery. You can turn auto brightness on and off by accessing your iPad’s settings area.
Try to sync all of your pages with your iTunes and then you can share it with any operating system. Thanks to iTunes, it’s easier than ever to share documents with a computer. It is also quite easy to send your PDF’s over the Internet and then download them from a remote system.
A great resource for any question regarding your iPad is an online forum. There are quite a few sites out there that offer forums for iPads, and they will have people on them that may be able to help you. Introduce yourself and search through the forums to see if you can find things that you didn’t know about before.
Different environments don’t need similar light settings, which is why you’re able to change it. Screens that are typically bright are dimmable through two taps of the Home button, followed by a swipe to get the setting tool. This lets you manually adjust your brightness to the surroundings.
You can manage the notifications that come through on your iPad. If you’re using many apps, you’ll be seeing many alerts. Make some changes in the “Notifications” area of the settings. You can use this to manage the different applications and turn off the alerts for those that aren’t needed. That helps you to be alerted by whatever is most important to you.
Say you don’t want to leave your home screen, but you do want to move from app-to-app. All you have to do is double-click your Home button to see which apps are running. Simply click the app you need and presto! You’re there. Do this again if you want to get back to where you originally were.
The keyboard on the iPad isn’t your only choice. It can be pretty hard to type on a small keyboard projected on your screen. A better option is to buy a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard, which can be used with your iPad easily. These keyboards will make it feel like you are using a laptop keyboard.
Do you want to take quick screenshots? It is easier than you may think it is. Press down on the home button, and then also press down on sleep/wake. There will be a flash, and your sceenshot is taken. The image is saved automatically, so there’s no additional steps needed in order to keep the screenshot of your choice.
Is your iPad getting slower, causing your apps to not load as fast? Have you deleted useless apps and info without any increase in performance? You may think about adding your data to the cloud so you can have more free space. For a lot of iPad users, this can speed up the machine.
You can use your iPad for both personal pleasure and business needs. You need to follow a few steps if you want to get the most out your iPad. Use these tips to make your iPad usage all the more enjoyable!