The iPad is an amazing thing to behold. You can do everything from type documents, record yourself singing, draw, and nearly anything else you can think of. If you don’t know what the iPad offers, you’ll never take full advantage of it. Keep reading to learn how you can get more out of your device.
You can easily see what apps are running on your iPad. Many different iPad applications can continue processing information in the background and do not disturb the user. Double-click Home to see what’s currently running. This will show you the current apps at the bottom. To eliminate this feature, simply swipe down and you will be back to the normal setting.
Have you accidentally bumped an app that makes noise by accident? Press and hold the button used to turn down the volume, and the device will mute automatically. If you find yourself needing a mute button often, you can set the screen lock button to work as a permanent mute button.
If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. Look for the option which gives you the choice of joining networks. Turn that off, and you won’t see invitations any more.
You do not need to tap the small camera roll icon found in the bottom left corner to look at a picture or video you have just taken. Swipe to your right using a finger, and there is your video or picture. To view previous photos you have taken, just keep swiping to the left.
In your inbox, you may want to see more than the first few lines. Go to Settings/Mail/Preview. Select “5 lines” for example. This saves you time by letting you skim your email at an accelerated rate.
Don’t use your iPhone charger for your iPad if you are short on time. The two devices both operate at different wattages – the iPhone at 5 watts and the iPad at 10 watts. And their chargers follow suit. Charging with the incorrect charger will delay the charge time. Use the charger that came with your iPad instead.
Access your Google calendar easily by adding it to your contacts on the mail tab. You will see an option that lets you Add An Account. Tap the Other option that comes up. Choose “CalDAV” as the account type and type in your Google credentials. Then exit the settings appplication. Next, tap your calendar app. Everything you need should be right there!
You need to be aware of how to properly take care of your iPad. Firstly, you must keep the iPad away from the sun, and make sure it’s not locked in your car when it’s hot. Exposure to heat will damage your battery. Also, don’t put your iPad near places that are damaging to electronics, like chemicals or liquids. Use a covering to prevent liquid from getting into your iPad.
Now that you’ve read this article, you will be able to accomplish more with your iPad. Remember this advice next time you power-up your iPad and pass the info along to others you know who own them. The more informed you are, the easier it will be to help out others so everyone benefits.