The iPad is an amazing gadget. You can type, sing, record, draw and do so much more with it. However, without the right know-how, you will miss out on many of this devices features. Read further and you’ll encounter several great tips from iPad owners wanting to teach the new users about an amazing product.
Your folders are now supported with iOS. To create a folder, you will need to place and hold a finger on the app until it begins to jiggle. Once it is jiggling, drag your finger and app to another icon and release. The result will be a folder containing both of your apps together. You can rename the folder, too.
Are you finding it annoying to receive constant messages from your iPad asking if you are interested in accessing a wifi network that it has detected? You can go to your settings and disable this feature. Touch the tab for Wi-Fi, and you can turn off the prompt by changing the last option.
Don’t forget how many apps you are running at once. Lots of iPad applications can work in the background as you complete other tasks. If you aren’t sure what you have left open, push the home button twice. These active apps will show up at the very bottom of your display in a bar. When you are finished, swipe down to make the bar disappear.
A lot of people find it hard to type on tablets, but it gets easier the more you do it. It is possible to have your iPad convert what you say into text. Tap the home button two times and tap the microphone icon on the screen that appears. After you finish dictating, tap the microphone icon again, and you will see the text version of your dictation.
If you enjoy reading operating manuals and would like one for your iPad, you will need to download it. Apple, following a minimalist approach, don’t include a user manual with their iPad.
There is a feature that allows you to find a lost iPad. Go into your Settings menu and pick iCloud. Enter your Apple ID where prompted and then turn on Find My iPad. When you activate this feature, you only need to visit iCloud.com to locate a lost iPad.
Muting the iPad is fast and easy. The original iPad didn’t have a mute button. With the advent of iOS 4.3, it became possible to mute the audio easily. In order to quickly mute an iPad, simply hold the volume decrease button.
If you bought an iPad for a younger child and don’t want him or her to access certain things, make sure your settings are set to block mature content. Just click on settings and turn on parental controls. You can restrict mature content, including anything that has nudity or bad language.
Do not dismiss the iPad’s cloud function if you are always connected online. You can use the cloud to store files and information so that you leave your iPad storage free and clear. Make sure you store your most critical items on the cloud as well as the device.
You can copy and paste text on your iPad. Tap the text you wish to copy, hold, then choose select to select the words you are interested in copying. Tap once more after the text appears in yellow highlight. Then select Copy. Paste that text by just tapping, holding, and choosing Paste.
Your iPad should be immediately more valuable to you, now that you’ve read the tips from this article. Just remember this knowledge, and share them all with your family and friends. As much as you know, the more you are able to assist others and you will feel good too.