Have An IPad And No Clue Where To Start? Learn These Tips Here

Do you enjoy games? In school? Do you own your own business? Are you trying to get in shape? Expecting a baby? Are you aware the iPad can be helpful for all of these things and more? There is pretty much an app for any topic you can think of. However, an iPad is much more than just using apps. This article details all the information you need to know.

Does your iPad make too much noise? Head over to Settings and then press on your iPad’s Sound tab. You can eliminate the sound alerts you are getting when new mail arrives or calendar reminders occur. If you want them on, you can turn them down, too.

Always back up your stored information in the event that your iPad gets lost or stolen. Also, set the option that wipes your iPad if someone tries to crack the password using brute force. Go to Settings>Password Lock and change settings to erase all information when someone puts in the wrong password 10 times.

A lot of iPad owners know that their device has an iTunes store, but might not be aware of everything that it has to offer. One feature that many people don’t know about is called iTunes U (U = university). It houses many educational podcasts on any topic you could possibly imagine.

Know which apps are running on your iPad. You can run many iPad’s apps in the back while you are doing other things. Double clicking the Home button will let you know everything that is currently running. The lower bar will display the currently active apps and some brief information. Swipe downwards to make the bar disappear when you’ve finished.

In Safari, in order to get back to the top of a page, just click at the beginning of the title window. Most people spend their time slowly scrolling up, and it can take a while. Simply tapping the title window is much quicker and allows you to move on that much faster.

Buy a screen protector to protect your device. Basically, it is plastic that goes over the screen. It will prevent your iPad from getting scratched and having fingerprints all over it. This makes enjoying your iPad easier for many years.

Dim your screen when reading e-books. This can be done under settings and brightness. But that is not the only option. iBooks has a built in brightness adjuster that works well.

Does you screen get scratched easily? You should protect your device if you notice it getting scratched. This protects your iPad, because the last thing you want is your crystal-clear screen becoming marred with annoying scratches.

You can share your files with a Mac or a PC by syncing your files with iTunes. Sharing the documents you have isn’t that big of a deal anymore because there’s the ability for iTunes to work with any platform. This is actually the best way to access the PDFs stored on your iPad.

You should enable the Find My iPad feature in case it is ever lost. This will inform you as to where your missing iPad is currently located and allows you the opportunity to delete any personal information without being near the device. Although this may seem silly, you will appreciate doing this step if your iPad is ever stolen.

For many people, reading books on an iPad causes their eyes to become strained and tired. This can be fixed by reducing the screen’s brightness whenever you read. You can go to the setting for brightness and lower it in both the Settings and the application itself.

The iPad doesn’t come with a paper manual so it will need to be downloaded if you want to read it. Apple is not providing a manual with every product to encourage customers to download a manual rather than wasting paper.

If you love to utilize your iPad for media, your battery life can deplete fast. If you lessen the brightness of the screen, you can get more from your battery. There is no reason to have the screen at full brightness in any situation.

Do you want to snap a screenshot fast? It is easier than you think. Hold Home and the Sleep button at the same time. It will flash and the screenshot will be taken. Every screenshot is saved automatically, so you don’t need to save them yourself.

Partcipate in online communities of iPad users. Here, you will learn a thing or two. You can also share what you know with others. This is a great place to go for your problems, as it serves as a wonderful support system.

Would you like to get rid of the constant invitations from other Wi-Fi networks to join? If you can you can get rid of it. Within the settings menu look for the Wi-Fi sub-section, locate the ‘Ask to Join Networks’ and disable this. You can still join a network if you desire. You still can; you just won’t be bothered by constant notifications.

If you want to mute the volume on the iPad, try this. Just hold the – volume button for a few seconds. This saves a lot of time. Press it down when you want the volume to go back to normal.

Does the battery icon annoy you? Fortunately, this information can be hidden from view. Just go to settings, then click the general tab, and choose usage. Then you can toggle it on or off. If there’s a time when it’s smart to use it again, then simply return to adjust the slider.

By using tabs to open websites, it’s easy to keep all the pages you need open. If you are using Safari, you can access this feature by tapping on a link and holding your finger there for a couple seconds till a menu of options appears. In this pop-up menu, you will have the option to open the new link in a new tab.

And now you are in possession of a solid foundation to use as a springboard to future enjoyment of your iPad. Always keep it with you to find out all sorts of news and information. You’ll find that you grow attached to the device because it combines so many different technologies, and the tips can help you use it to its full potential.

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