Making Your IPad All It Can Be And More

The iPad is the greatest innovation of these last few years. Its small size makes it easily transportable. It can be used for reading, gaming, working or just about any other routine task. The features of the iPad are virtually endless. This article will explain how to enjoy your iPad more than ever before.

TIP! Battery life is typically shorter when using heavier applications like movies and games. One of the ways you can extend the time your battery retains its charge is by adjusting the brightness of your screen.

The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. To start, just tap and hold the tap on your desired application, wait for it to jiggle, then drag the app to a different icon and release. When you do that, it creates a folder containing the two apps and labels them with an appropriate category. You can also rename the folder easily.

Be watchful of all the apps that are running on your iPad. While you work on other things, some apps will continue running on your iPad in the background. To learn what is active on your iPad at any given time, give the Home button a double click. A bar will appear that shows all apps running on the system. Press the Home button again or swipe down to clear the bar.

TIP! You can access remote servers through a VPN network. In order to connect to a VPN network through your iPad, navigate to Settings and select the Network tab.

Lots of people initially find it difficult to type on a tablet. A simple way to enter text is to use the speech dictation function. Push your Home button two times and just tap on the tiny microphone you see. When you finish talking, press the icon button again and you will see your words appear as text.

If you enjoy reading operating manuals and would like one for your iPad, you will need to download it. Apple wants to be as minimalistic as possible and wants you to get one off the Internet instead of shipping them with their products.

Search Engine

You can change the default search engine to something besides Google if you wish. Simply visit “settings” and select “Safari” and then “search engine.” You will have the option of changing your search engine to Bing or Yahoo if you find them to be more preferable than Google.

TIP! When you get your iPad it is set to only show the first two lines of any given message in the preview mode. This way you can screen your emails.

What happens if your iPad is stolen or lost? If yes, go to the iCloud settings in the Settings area. Enter your ID for Apple at the base of the screen. You will see the notation: FIND MY IPAD. Turn this function on. If you happen to lose your iPad simply go to

If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Simply hold down the ‘volume down’ button for two seconds. This is quicker than adjusting the volume repeatedly. Hold the button once more and the volume will return to the former setting.

TIP! By using tabs to open websites, it’s easy to keep all the pages you need open. In Safari, touch and hold the hyperlink until a menu pops up.

There are tons of different apps that let you do many different things on your iPad. An iPad is something the whole family can enjoy. You should take advantage of all it has to offer. The difference in your life will be great.

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