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Everything You Want To Know About The IPad

Richard Vanderhurst_Everything You Want To Know About The IPad

Everyone uses their iPads in different ways. If you add a keyboard, you can use it for word processing. Hook up a joystick and it is like a gaming console. Use the Facetime app to video conference with your friends and business associates. These tips help bring out the best in your iPad.

It is quite simple to share podcasts you enjoy with your family and friends. You can share it without even stopping the podcast itself. While listening to the podcast, just click on Email. Enter the recipients and send.

Use a screen protector on your iPad. Screen protectors are just pieces of clear plastic used to protect the screen on your iPad. It protects from tiny scratches, fingerprints, and things like that. That way, your iPad will last much longer.

Don’t forget how many apps you are running at once. Many different iPad applications can continue processing information in the background and do not disturb the user. If you would like to view the current apps that are running, double click the Home icon. The apps you have running are going to show up near the screen’s bottom. When you are finished, swipe down to make the bar disappear.

If you want to review a photo or video you just shot, you do not have to select the camera icon on the bottom left of the screen. Instead, swipe right and your picture is there. Swipe toward the left and your previous pictures will appear.

You can adjust your email settings to allow you to increase the number of lines displayed in preview. Go to Settings, Mail and find Preview. Change the setting to 5 lines. This should help you decide if you really need to read the entire email or not.

If you want to charge your iPad quickly, avoid using an iPhone charger. This is because it has a different wattage than an iPad charger. It will take much longer to fully charge your iPad if you use the iPhone’s charger. It’s wise to only use the charger that came with the iPad.

If you don’t want anyone to access your personal information, your iPad can be set to delete all data. This will erase everything on your phone if someone has not figured out the code after 10 tries.

A lot of people find it difficult to type on tablets, but over time, it gets easier. Fortunately, you can choose to have your iPad dictate what you say instead. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. After you have dictated your piece, tap the icon one more time and your text will display.

The email app will show you the first two lines of an email’s text unless you change this setting. You may want to have more text available to preview. Navigate to Settings and select Mail. Next tap on Contacts, then Calendar, and then change the options.

If you always prefer to read the owner’s manual for any new gadget, you will need to download the manual for the iPad. The Apple company is fond of minimalism, and they prefer consumers download manuals rather than print a hardcopy one out for every product that they sell.

If you receive a lot of email, the notifications may drive you bonkers. Did you know you can turn off this annoying feature? Find your Settings tab, then go to General. Finally, click on the Sounds option. Then, select the option to turn the New Mail alert off or reduce the volume of the alert.

Use shortcuts to make sending messages a breeze. For instance, you can put a space or period in your sentences by tapping on the space bar two times. You won’t need to labor over your messages using this method.

If you want to sync your Google Calendar with the iPad’s native calendar app, open the settings menu and navigate to Mail > Contacts > Calendars. Then just Add An Account, choosing Other. Choose Add CalDAV Account and enter your Google information. Then, exit the settings application and select your calendar application. The calendar should now be updated.

If you want to keep all your webpages open, use new tabs to do it. In Safari, tap and hold that link until a menu pops up. You can open your links in new tabs when the pop-up menu shows.

You must know how to take care of your iPad properly. Make sure it’s never in direct sunlight, or in very hot conditions. Your battery’s performance will be degraded by the heat. You also want to guarantee that your iPad does not come in contact with moisture as this could cause it to short circuit. Lastly, a protective cover is a great idea to keep your iPad safe from drops and bumps.

Do you feel distracted by seeing the battery charge percent icon on your iPad screen? This is easy to toggle off. Start off with your Settings menu. Then click Usage under the General Settings. In this menu, you’re able to turn off the display of battery percentage.

It is possible to shift away from using Google as the search engine, from which the iPad defaults. You can access this by selecting Safari from the settings menu and then hitting search engine. This lets you change to Yahoo or Bing.

There is an easier way to open your favorite websites than tapping the bookmarks icon. You can eliminate this annoyance by turning the bookmarks bar on permanently. Search out Safari within the Settings menu. Change the Always Show Bookmarks to On and you’re done.

What happens if your iPad is stolen or lost? Simply select iCloud under Settings. Enter your ID for Apple at the base of the screen. You will see the notation: FIND MY IPAD. Turn this function on. When you do this, you will simply need to go to iCloud.com to find your iPad if it goes missing.

If you want to play games, do homework or talk to people faraway, you can do that with your iPad. You’ll just need to learn a bit about what your iPad can do to fully get the most out of it. Apply your new knowledge and have fun with your device.

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