The iPad contains all kinds of features that make it great for everyone. When you purchase your iPad, it can prove rather overwhelming learning how to use it. Keep reading to find out how you can get the most from your iPad.
You can do a soft reset in order to reboot a frozen iPad. This is accomplished by holding both the power and home buttons at the same time for around 10 seconds. This will restart your iPad. If you just want to force an app to close, hold down just the home button for a few seconds.
Lots of people say that typing on a tablet is difficult; however, this problem continues to improve. The iPad also has a button for speech dictation. To access this, hit the Home icon twice, then choose the small microphone in this menu. After you finish speaking, push that icon again, and what you’ve said will appear as text.
The iPad’s default setting shows two lines of every email prior to it being opened. You can change this to see more, if you so desire. Go to ‘mail’ under ‘settings’. Go to Mail, pick Contacts and then tap Calender. Then, preview mail options to change the lines.
Does your email notification drive you crazy? It is possible to shut this sound off. Just go to Settings then General. Once you get there, select Sounds. You may turn off the New Mail sound, or lower its volume.
You can add Google Calendar to your calendar app by going to Mail/Contacts/Calendars. You select Other after tapping the Add An Account icon. Then click “Add CalDAV” and use your Google log-in. Leave the settings menu and open the calendar app. Your information should now be there!
Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. If you are in the Safari browser you can tap on it and then a menu will pops up. You will be given the choice to open the website of choice in an additional tab in the pop-up menu.
It is very important that you know how to take care of your iPad. First of all, keep your iPad out of direct sunlight and don’t leave it locked inside your hot car. Your battery’s performance will be degraded by the heat. Also, keep your iPad away from liquids. It is also wise to purchase a padded cover to provide added protection for your iPad.
Does the battery indicator on your iPad distract you? You can disable that. Click on Settings. Then click on General, and then Usage. When you’re here, the battery percentage display can easily be turned off.
Do you not like having Google set as the default search engine? If so, there is a way for you to change this. To change these settings, navigate your way to your Safari setting and choose search engine. You can then change the default search engine if you desire to do so.
Clearly, there are a lot of insider tips and tricks with iPad that can help you make the most of this technology. Taking advantage of these options helps you get the most value from your device. Use these tips to make sure you get all you can out of your iPad.