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Learn These Handy IPad Tips And Tricks

Everybody is talking about portable tablets now and especially the iPad. If you haven’t joined the bandwagon yet, then you are really missing out. There are a multitude of excellent features on the iPad, regardless of what you will be using it for. Keep reading to learn some neat tricks for using your iPad.

PDFs are difficult to view on any device, but the iPad works to make the process smoother. The iPad is capable of viewing PDF files, and you can also sync it with your PC at home to transfer documents between the two. Functionality like that is great for workers, businesses and students.

If your iPad does not charge when you plug it into the USB ports on the front panel of the computer, try using the ones on the back instead. Many front USB ports don’t provide enough power to charge the iPad. The back ports tend to be higher powered. If your iPad still isn’t charging, try purchasing an USB adapter for an outlet.

Have you been wondering if you can merge your Google Calendar with your Calender app on your iPad? It is accomplished by clicking on the Settings icon, followed by Mail, then click Contacts and finally, Calendars. Choose Add An Account then press Other. Tap Add CalDAV Account then enter your Google data.

If everyone in your family is going to use your iPad, it is possible for you to set parental controls. Choose enable restrictions in your settings and your children will not have access to the content marked as mature. When it comes to your child being online, parental supervision is vital.

Are you sick of typing? Then take advantage of the very useful dictation option. Click on the microphone symbol, dictate what you want to say, and click on it once more. With the second click, the words transform into written text, which can be edited.

You can access all of your running apps on your iPad. If you click the Home button twice, you can see the running apps along the screen’s bottom. If you want to bring up that app, just tap its icon on the bar. You should swipe the screen downwards in order to eliminate the bar.

Monitor how much you spend on iPad apps. When you have an iPad, you can run up your iTune’s bill quickly because it contains your credit card information and it only takes a few clicks to buy an app. Keep to a budget to ensure you don’t overspend.

When your iPad freezes, you can reboot your device with a soft reset. To do so, hold the power button and home button simultaneously for several seconds. The iPad will then reboot. Whenever you need to force the closure of an app, you can do so by holding down your device’s home button for several seconds.

You can easily see what apps are running on your iPad. Most of the time, an application can remain open while you surf the Internet or attend to other business. Click the Home button twice to see which are open right now. The more you have running, the more battery you’ll use, so close those you don’t need. Click the home button once or do a downward one finger swipe to close the bar.

Did you accidentally start a noisy app? Here is how to mute volume quickly: Press and hold the volume button. Your sound will be turned off fast. If you use mute often, you can set the lock orientation key to act as your mute button.

You should adjust your settings to preview more than a few lines of the emails you receive. Go to Settings/Mail/Preview. Increase the number of lines listed. Now you can see more of each email in your inbox, speeding up the skimming process.

If you want to charge your iPad as quickly as possible, do not use an iPhone charger. The wattage required by the iPad is twice as much as that for the iPhone. Using an iPhone charger to fully charge an iPad battery will take quite a long time. Instead, use the charging cables that came with your iPad.

If you have concerns about people accessing the private info on your iPad you can select settings that will delete all of your data after several failed password attempts. This feature erases everything recorded on your phone after someone has tried and failed 10 times.

Typing on a tablet can be difficult at first but gets easier over time. There is, however, a speech dictation button on the iPad. All you have to do is quickly double click the Home button and then select the image of a microphone. Once done talking, press it again and you’ll see what you said.

If you iPad is set to default you will be able to see a few sentences of your email before you read it. It is helpful sometimes to get a preview of the email contact. Go to ‘mail’ under ‘settings’. Next tap on Contacts, then Calendar, and then change the options.

The iPad has a downloadable manual for those that want to know all of the information Apple has to provide. Apple doesn’t include manuals with their products in order to maintain a minimalistic image.

The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. Thankfully, this feature can be easily disabled. To do so, go to Settings and General. When you are in General, then go to Sounds. Choose to completely turn off the new mail chime or lower its volume.

You are able to send messages more easily when you use shortcuts. If you double tap the space bar, you’ll get a period followed by a space, for example. This can give you the ability to send messages in volume.

You can use these great tips to help you make the most of your iPad. Use them often, and you’ll have a better time with your iPad. Make sure you save what you’ve read so that you can access it later for a refresher.

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