Hints For Making Your IPad Even Better

TIP! You can reset your iPad if you see that it is frozen. A soft reset consists of simultaneously hitting the home and power buttons.

Your iPad is capable of improving your life in many ways. You know the basics, but you need more advanced information. You can access social media sites, do your finances and much more with your iPad. Make sure you keep reading.

TIP! Keep track of the apps your are running. Lots of iPad applications can work in the background as you complete other tasks.

Do you get perturbed when your iPad wants you to go on the WiFi available? You’re able to turn off this feature through the settings menu. Pick the Wi-Fi tab. The very final option on this page can get disabled, should you want to avoid anymore prompts.

TIP! Is that app you just launched making too much noise? You can quickly turn the sound down by holding down the “vol -” button until it is muted. If you find yourself needing to mute sound frequently, you may want to set up the orientation lock button to work as a muting control.

You can do a soft reset in order to reboot a frozen iPad. This is accomplished by holding both the power and home buttons at the same time for around 10 seconds. The iPad will then reboot. If you want to kill a running process, hold the main button for around 5 seconds.

Mute Button

TIP! You should adjust your settings to preview more than a few lines of the emails you receive. Go to mail in settings and then preview.

Did you accidentally start an app that is noisy? Press volume down for a few seconds to mute quickly. If you need a mute button, change your settings so your lock orientation button becomes a mute button.

TIP! If you think there is a chance someone may be able to see your private data on your iPad, there is a way to create a password that deletes data after a certain amount of failed attempts. By using this setting, all of your information will be erased after 10 failed password attempts.

Does the battery percentage indicator drive you crazy? If you want to, you can turn it off easily. Begin by going to your iPad’s Settings. Go to General, then Usage. Here, you can turn off the battery percentage indicator if it bothers you.

Screenshots are not hard to take on your iPad. Just press the home and sleep buttons simultaneously. Click! The photo will be taken and visible in your Photos app.

TIP! Taking a screenshot while using your iPad is extremely easy to do. To pull this off, just hold down both the “Home” and “Sleep” button simultaneously.

If you need to mute the sound on an iPad, try this tip. Just depress the volume button for only 2 seconds. This will allow you to get the job done fast and efficiently. Repeat the process if you want to get back to the default setting.

TIP! Now you can quickly mute your iPad. In its first incarnation, the iPad lacked a specific mute button.

It is easy to quickly mute your iPad. The original iPad did not have a mute button. With the iOS 4.3, you can now use the lock switch to mute the sound. Now all you have to do is press the volume-down key and hold it for a few seconds.

Phone Numbers

TIP! Do you despise surfing on an iPad and not being able to determine the location where the hyperlink will send you? You can easily solve this. Since hovering over a word isn’t possible, you’ll need to press and hold the hyperlinked word.

Your FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. When it’s on default, FaceTime on the iPad includes the email you set up with your iPad, but it’s possible to add more. Go to the settings of your iPad and add the email addresses and phone numbers you want to see on FaceTime.

TIP! There is more to the iTunes Store than music and apps! One feature that many people don’t know about is called iTunes U (U = university). You can find lots of podcasts that are meant to teach in this section.

Text can be copied and pasted on your iPad. Whatever text that you hope to cut and paste should be tapped and then held. Then choose select to pick the particular sentence that you want. Press again to highlight the text, and then press Copy. You can now paste in the text if you just tap, hold and select “paste.”

TIP! There are many preloaded apps that you will probably never use. That said, they can’t be removed, either.

Many people are aware of the iTunes store on their iPads, but they don’t always know about all the features. One interesting function is iTunes U. The U stands for university. It houses many educational podcasts on any topic you could possibly imagine.

TIP! Differing environments mean variable need for brightness settings, which is exactly why Apple gives you the controls to adjust things. Screens that are typically bright are dimmable through two taps of the Home button, followed by a swipe to get the setting tool.

Use tabs to multitask. You don’t necessarily have to leave your current webpage to follow links. Just hold the link rather than tapping it. This will give you a menu of options. Then, it is possible to visit your link though a totally new tab, which keeps the old one open too.

TIP! Quite a few people think that the battery charge percentage number is annoying on their screen. It can be hidden easily.

Do you find reading e-books on the iPad hurts your eyes? You can fix this by lowering the brightness of your screen when you read. You can go to the setting for brightness and lower it in both the Settings and the application itself.

TIP! Screenshots are quite simple to take with the help of an iPad. Tap the Home button, followed by your Sleep/Wake button.

You can show a PDF two ways. You can either put your PDF in iTunes and sync your iPad with it, or you can email them to yourself on iPad. Experiment with each method to determine which works for you.

TIP! You can’t go from day to day by simply swiping the calendar function. Instead, make use of the navigation bar, which is located along the bottom, to choose your desired date.

With your new iPad information tucked away beneath your cap, you can take full-advantage of this amazing gadget. As you educate yourself about the device, you will be amazed at all its functions. These tips are useful and they will make you see that purchasing your iPad was a wonderful idea.

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