The iPad is an amazing gadget. It allows you to type, record yourself, draw things, and basically whatever you want. However, without a bit of understanding, you might get lost in all of the available features. Read below to figure out how you can get the most out of your tablet.
If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. There is an opportunity for you to turn this off. Pick that option, and you will not see notifications any longer.
It is possible to preview more than a couple of lines of email by changing settings. Go to Settings, Mail, and Preview. Changes this setting to display up to five lines. You are now able to read more of one email in the inbox, and you can skim over them more effectively.
If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. This feature erases everything recorded on your phone after someone has tried and failed 10 times.
“Ding!” Does the chiming of your iPad whenever you receive another email drive you crazy? You can get rid of this feature, if you find it annoying. First, go to your Settings and then General. You should then select the Sounds menu. Find the New Mail sound and adjust it to your preference.
Using shortcuts can make sending messages easier. Just tap your space bar two times as you type a sentence, and a period and space will appear at the end. This lets you avoid doing it manually and you can send many more messages to friends.
Everyone should know how to best take care of their very valuable iPad. Try to move your device out of the sun and heat, as this can cause burnout. The battery can be damaged if it gets too hot. Keeping your iPad away from water is rule number two. A cover is a wise investment for your iPad.
Do you feel distracted by seeing the battery charge percent icon on your iPad screen? It may be useful to know that they are easy to turn off. First, you will want to locate the Settings option. Then click on General, and then Usage. Access the Usage menu and turn off the display for battery percentage.
Does it seem like a pain to tap on the bookmarks icon every time you want to access your favorite websites? You can permanently turn on your Bookmarks bar. Access your Safari settings and turn on the option for always showing your bookmarks bar.
There is an interesting way that you can turn off the sound on your device. 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 ready for original volume level, simply hold the button down again.
Some people hold the iPad horizontally while taking photos. 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. Snap the picture and use the editor afterwards to edit the media to your liking.
To see what apps are currently running, click twice on the Home screen. This will allow you to see all of the running apps that you have. This ensures that you never forget which apps you’re running and gives you an easy way to shut off apps you don’t need any longer.
Use tabs to multitask when you use the browser. You can follow a link without leaving the site you’re on. Holding the link versus tapping it can bring up your options menu. Then, it is possible to visit your link though a totally new tab, which keeps the old one open too.
There is a way that you can get rid of the battery percentage on your device. Fortunately, it is simple to remove. Just enter your iPad settings, tap on the general option and then select usage. This option will give you the ability to erase this percentage indicator. If you later wish to replace it, visit the same places.
These tips will make your iPad an even more useful tool. Take what you’ve just learned to heart, and spread your knowledge with everyone you know. As much as you know, the more you are able to assist others and you will feel good too.