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Things You Did Not Know You Can Do On Your Ipad

Just about everyone agrees that the iPad really is an amazing piece of personal technology that has improved the lives of millions. Learning as much as you can about this wonderful device is the ideal way to get the most out of it. Continue to read to learn how useful the iPad can be.

Is your iPad’s screen constantly getting scratched? The device is designed to put up with some punishment, but if you see scratches, get a protective cover of some kind. It protects both your iPad and your fingers from getting scratched.

Under factory settings, the email signature is basically saying it’s sent from your iPad. The factory set email signature states that is was sent from your iPad. It is possible to create a more customized signature. Visit “mail” in “settings,” select “contacts” followed by “calendar,” and then select “signature” to make your changes.

Isn’t it the worst when you don’t know where a hyperlink will take you? There is a simple fix to this problem. True, you can’t hover like on a regular computer, but you can touch and hold on the word. This shows its linked URL.

If you own both an iPad and an Apple TV device, you can tether your iPad to your TV. When something is able to be streamed, you will see an Airplay icon. Simply tap the icon and your content will be streamed to the television almost immediately.

Muting your iPad can come in handy when needed. Originally, the mute button was not on an iPad. With the release of iOS 4.3, you have the option of locking the iPad orientation or have the sound muted. Hold down the volume-down button to mute your iPad.

You can change the default search engine to something besides Google if you wish. Access Safari and then Search Engine from the Settings menu. You have the choice of switching the search engine to something more user-friendly if you would like.

If everyone in your family is going to use your iPad, it is possible for you to set parental controls. In General under Settings, you will have to Enable Restrictions to have this done. Nonetheless, you should supervise your children when they go online.

Does your iPad prompt you to join new wifi networks all the time? You can go to your settings and disable this feature. Select “Wi-Fi” and then turn off the notification option if you want them to disappear.

Looking at a PDF file is difficult on any computer. Thankfully, the iPad helps to make the viewing of these particular documents easier due to excellent apps. Not only can the iPad view these PDF’s, but you are able to sync your device with your home computer and transfer any documents from one to the other. This type of functionality is great for professional, home or school work.

You may need to reboot the iPad with a soft reset if it freezes. You can do this by holding down the power button, while at the same time pressing the home button. Hold both down for a few seconds. Your device then restarts itself. To fix a frozen app, simply hold the home button one or two seconds.

Buy a screen protector to go on your iPad. This is a piece of plastic that goes over the screen. This can help to protect your iPad from small scratches on the screen, fingerprints and other such things. A screen protector is essential because a scratched or smeared screen is difficult to use.

If you think there is a chance someone may be able to see your private data on your iPad, there is a way to create a password that deletes data after a certain amount of failed attempts. Doing so will completely wipe your phone after 10 attempts.

You must understand how to maintain your iPad correctly. Never leave your iPad in your car or in direct sunlight. The heat will degrade a battery’s performance. Keep your iPad away from liquids so electronic components are not damaged. You should also get a quality padded cover to protect your iPad from shocks and dust.

The same light settings are not necessary when you are in different environments, which is why you are given the option to change that. The screen can be made dimmer by pressing “Home” two times; swipe until you get to the settings for brightness. Then you can change the brightness to your taste.

Hate having to tap the Bookmarks icon whenever you are wanting to visit your go-to sites? You can easily do this by always showing the bookmarks bar. Search out Safari within the Settings menu. Change the Always Show Bookmarks to On and you’re done.

If you almost always have Internet access, the cloud is very helpful. This is a great way to store information without taking up space on your iPad’s hard drive. Use the cloud service as well as the device for storing important documents.

You need not press the camera roll icon to see a video or picture you take. All you have to do is swipe the screen right and your video or picture will appear. To view other photos you have stores, swipe toward the left side of the screen.

You can add a period when creating a document in a variety of text based apps, for example, Pages or Mail. Just press space twice to make this happen. If you double tap it, you will have a period and a space. When making lengthy documents, you will save time with the full stop.

Have you been dissatisfied with Google searches using iPad? This can easily be accomplished in a just one step. Go to the menu for Settings, pick Safari and then Search Engine. From there, select the search engine you want to use. You have the choice between Google, Bing or Yahoo.

Anyone who has used one knows that an iPad is a fun, useful device. When you want to use it to its fullest extent, you have to do some research. Hopefully, the article above has given you some valuable insight to help you get the most from this amazing device.

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