Everybody is talking about portable tablets now and especially the iPad. When you don’t own one yourself, you should feel jealous! The iPad offers so much to so many different types of people. Check out the article below to figure out what you can really do with the iPad.
Be aware that your battery may be short-lived if you make use of your iPad for listening to music, playing games or streaming movies. If you lessen the brightness of the screen, you can get more from your battery. There is no reason to have the screen at full brightness in any situation.
VPN networks are used to access remote servers. This can be activated from the network tab under settings. Enter the required username and server address. If you don’t know the address of the server, contact the network administrator.
You can select to see more lines of preview text in your email. Go to settings and then to mail, locate the preview setting. Here, you can alter the preview that you see to 5 lines. By using the five lines option, you can quickly skim your emails.
For manual lovers, you must download the manual in order to read it. Instead of including a manual with their products, Apple prefers that you download one.
It is a pain when you get an email and your iPad chimes every time. You can turn this notification off. Go to the settings and tap on general. Select the Sounds option from there. Turn off sounds for New Mail or reduce the volume.
Does the battery charge icon distract you on your iPad screen? This can be simply turned off. Start by going to Settings. You will find Usage under General. You can quickly turn on or off the battery display.
There is an easier way to open your favorite websites than tapping the bookmarks icon. Well you can turn on the bookmarks bar permanently and eliminate this problem. Search out Safari within the Settings menu. Change the Always Show Bookmarks to On and you’re done.
You can now quickly mute your iPad. When the iPad first came out, you couldn’t quickly mute it. With the newer iOS, you can have the button on the side do this for you. Your iPad can now be quickly muted by holding the volume-down button down.
It is easy to find out what website hyperlinked text will take you when using your iPad. There is an answer. There’s no mouse on an iPad, so pointing at the link like you would on a PC is out. Instead, tap the link and hold your finger there. This reveals the hyper-linked URL.
Some people hold the iPad horizontally while taking photos. Doing this will make the shutter button move, which could cause you to move while attempting to take a picture. Try using the orientation lock. This allows the shutter button to easily be reached with your thumb. After you’ve snapped the picture, use the image editor and rotate the picture to your liking.
Tabs are a great multitasking tool. For example, there are ways to keep a page you are viewing when you want to open a link. Instead of tapping on a link, hold it and you will have access to a menu. From here, you can opt to open the link in a new tab, allowing you to keep your current page as well as open the new one.
Alter the amount of brightness that you have on your device during the day. The screen is naturally bright, but you can dim it through the brightness controls. You can find these settings by double clicking your Home button, then swiping through. This lets you personally control your iPad screen illumination level so that you can match your current environment.
You can control all of the notifications you receive. If you have various apps, you may always get alerted with various popups. Make some changes in the “Notifications” area of the settings. This can help you manage the apps that alert you and turn off those which you do not need alerts from. That will help you be notified by whatever you find most important.
Google Maps lets you view addresses using street view. Just enter a search first and look for the red pin. Tap this pin and then select the little red and white person icon. Next, you will see the “Street View” feature.
Don’t limit yourself to the iPad’s touch-sensitive keyboard. If you’re like many people, typing on a tiny keyboard is hard on your eyes and inefficient for your fingers. You can purchase any Bluetooth keyboard and hook it up to your iPad with no problem. This lets you type as you would on any keyboard.
The information that you read above will definitely assist you in getting more out of your iPad. Just put these tips to use every day for maximum potential. Save this article on your iPad so that you can refer to it when you need it.