You surely want to use more features on your iPad, but you may not know how. Do not limit yourself to playing games. The iPad can do an incredible number of great things. Just read below to find out more.
It’s simple to find out which apps are currently running on your iPad. By double-clicking on your Home button, you will see every running app in a bar near the bottom of the screen. It is easy to switch to an app by tapping it on the bar. Swipe downwards to hide the bar again.
Your password information can be protected by setting it to erase if someone enters it incorrectly a certain number of times. Everything on your iPad will be deleted if there are 10 failed password attempts.
Tablet typing isn’t simple. A simple way to enter text is to use the speech dictation function. Click the Home button two times and then touch the microphone. When you are finished you just hit the microphone again and the text will appear on the screen.
Shortcuts let you send messages quickly. You can add a full stop and a space by tapping on the space button twice. This can be a useful way of speeding up your messaging.
Would you rather use something other than Google for a default search engine? You can access this by selecting Safari from the settings menu and then hitting search engine. This give you the option of choosing Bing or Yahoo as your search engine, if you prefer them to Google.
Considering your iPad is quite a big investment, you must care for it properly. Many buy screen protectors. Applying one of these plastic sheets to your iPad will protect the screen from shocks and dust. To clean the screen, be sure to use a lightly water dampened, soft cloth. Never use window cleaners or other types of household cleaners on your iPad.
Muting the iPad is fast and easy. As you might know, previous iPad versions did not have this capability. With the advent of iOS 4.3, it became possible to mute the audio easily. To perform a fast mute, all that you need to do is press and hold the volume-down button.
A great resource for any question regarding your iPad is an online forum. There is a multitude of websites that can help you quickly master the use of this product. Introduce yourself and check out the forum archives for an amazing amount of useful information that will fast-track your iPad abilities.
iPads come with apps many don’t ever use. Since these apps are part of the OS, they can’t be removed. Place them into a separate folder and move them so that it is far from where you spend your time. Without these apps to clutter your screen, you can do more with your preferred apps.
You should now be able to use your iPad more efficiently. The possibilities are nearly limitless! Continue to learn all you can. New applications emerge all the time, so you should become fast friends with the iPad.