Let’s face it, most people own an iPad and the thrill you get from this device is nothing less than an adrenaline rush! However, it can be hard as a first time user to know exactly how an iPad really works. The following article will provide you with some great insider tips as to how your iPad can work better for you.
If you do a lot of typing on your iPad, consider buying a portable Bluetooth keyboard. Doing a lot of typing on a virtual on-screen keyboard will most likely cause a lot of pain in your finger joints. Buying a portable Bluetooth keyboard for your iPad will make it possible for you to type long documents on your tablet comfortably.
You can reset your iPad if you see that it is frozen. Hold down both the power and home buttons for a few seconds. Then the iPad will reset. If you would rather just close down the application that you are in, push down on the home button instead.
Did you know that when you are charging your iPad on a flat surface, it can take a while for the battery light to appear? Don’t panic! Plug it in and wait for a bit. The charging symbol will eventually appear and your iPad has been charging the entire time.
Go into your settings, navigate to “general” and slide the side switch to “lock orientation.” Typically, this is set to mute, but that can be incredibly inconvenient. For example, if you are trying to read on your iPad, the screen may continuously rotate, causing you some frustration. Fix this ahead of time.
Are you having a hard time typing on your iPad? You should get a Bluetooth wireless keyboard. Your iPad will recognize any Bluetooth keyboard instantly. If you use the keyboard a lot, purchase a case with a Bluetooth keyboard directly built in it so you do not have to carry your keyboard. everywhere
Here is a quick tip to finding text on a page with your iPad. When you are in Safari, type your search word into the Google box. This will give you a list of suggestions. Near the bottom of these suggestions you will see “on this page” and tap on it to show the word on the page you are viewing.
Using shortcuts makes it simpler to send messages. For instance, when you tap the space bar two times, you will get a period and a space. You won’t have to add it yourself and the time you save can mean more messaging to family and friends.
Open new pages by using a new tab to enable you to keep multiple pages open at once. When you’re in the Safari browser, tap the link and hold it until the menu for options appears. You can select the option to have another tab created with the new link content.
Are you tired of going through the bookmark icon to visit your favorite sites? You can easily do this by always showing the bookmarks bar. Enter the Settings menu, select Safari, and enable Always Show Bookmarks.
Do you need some help with organizing your busy schedule? Install a Google calendar on your iPad. Tap on the mail section of your settings and select calendars. Choose add a calendar, select Google as your server and enter your Google account information. Your Google calendar will then be exported to your iPad calendar.
If you have young children who will be using your iPad, you might want to restrict their access to mature content. Even by accident, it is easy for a child to access an inappropriate website unless you do this. Simply go to your settings, and then click on general. There you will find “enable restrictions.” Tap on this and you will find a list of restrictions that you can select from.
Your iPad can provide you with some wonderful opportunities in the world of technology. However, you can only unlock the wonders this little device by Apple has to offer if you know how to use your iPad. Follow the tips and tricks from this article, and you will see how much easier it is to use this device.