What can be said about the iPad that has not already been said? Some say it is the tool of the future, while others think it is nothing more than a toy. If you are one of many who love it and want to use it to its full advantage, read on.
It is possible to gain access to all apps that are currently running on your iPad. Simply double-click the Home button. A bar near the bottom of the screen will indicate which apps are in use. Tap on any of these apps to access it. To remove the bar, swipe your screen downwards.
If your iPad freezes, perform a soft reset to reboot your device. Simultaneously hold down the Power and Home buttons for several seconds. The device will restart. To force an app closed, hold down the home button around a few seconds.
You should adjust your settings to preview more than a few lines of the emails you receive. Go to your mail settings under the general heading. Select the number of lines you’d like to see. This ensures you know what your emails say.
Access your Google calendar easily by adding it to your contacts on the mail tab. Choose Other under Add An Account. Tap Add CallDAV Account and then enter your Google data. Then navigate out of settings and click on the calendar application. This will get you the desired result that you are looking for.
Do you find it annoying to have to access the bookmarks icon via tapping to navigate to your saved websites? Remedy this by having the bookmarks bar turned on permanently. Go to Settings, Safari, and then select Always Show Bookmarks Bar and turn it to On.
There is finally a way to silence your iPad very quickly. When iPads were first out, there weren’t any buttons on it specifically for mute. With the release of iOS 4.3, you have the option of locking the iPad orientation or have the sound muted. To mute immediately, just depress the volume-down tool and hold.
Do you hate not knowing exactly where hyperlinked words lead? You can fix this easily. Since you cannot hover over the word like you can on your computer, you can just simply touch and hold the word. Doing so shows you the URL.
It is possible to copy text and then paste it. Tap the text you intend to copy and hold your finger down, then choose “select” from the popup menu that appears. All you have to do is tap it once and then copy. Then you simply tap and click Paste.
iPads come with a few apps preloaded. Some of these cannot be deleted. Place them into a separate folder and move them so that it is far from where you spend your time. This will your main page to only have the things you use often.
You can easily change your brightness settings. Dim your screen by clicking the Home button two times and swiping. You can alter the brightness and save some battery life.
Use your iPad to enjoy music purchased from iTunes. There is an easy solution for syncing up all your iTunes songs quickly. Just allow “Home Sharing” on the iPad and iTunes. Once this option is enabled, your iTunes library will show up under the Shared section of the music app on your iPad. This will give you the ability to listen to all of your saved songs.
Regardless of what you believe the iPad can do for you, it is important to educate yourself on the device so that you are aware of all of its functions. This article only scratches the surface of the many benefits of an iPad. You will learn a great deal in a short time if you stay learning about it.