So, you have made the decision to buy a new iPad. That is a major investment, and it can help you personally or in your business as well. In order to fully enjoy your iPad, you need to know how it works and what features it has. This article is packed with iPad tips and tricks, so read on to learn more.
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Start by putting your finger on the app. As it starts jiggling, you drag the app over another icon and then let go. This will create a folder which holds the two apps. The name of the folder will represent the category of what the apps are. Then, you can rename the folder.
Know which apps are running on your iPad. Lots of iPad applications can work in the background as you complete other tasks. If you want to know which apps are currently active, all you need to do quickly tap the home button two times in succession. Everything that is open will be displayed in a bar located underneath all of your other information. When you are finished with this area, swipe down and the bar will be gone.
To keep your personal data secure in case you are concerned about unauthorized access you can configure your password so that all data will be deleted after a specified number of unsuccessful tries. All of your data will disappear if someone makes ten failed attempts to enter the password.
There is no hard-copy manual for iPad, but if you want one, you can download it and print it. Most Apple products come with downloadable manuals.
If you want to sync your Google and iPad calendars, go to Mail, Contact then Calendars. Navigate to Add An Account, and then tap Other. Tap on the CalDAV Account and then just enter the information for Google. Next, you exit the settings section in order to access the calendar app. All that you need should be right there.
Do you find it annoying to have to tap your bookmarks icon whenever you need to go to the websites you use the most? Well, you’re able to keep the bookmarks bar on forever if you want to rid yourself of this problem. Go to your Settings screen, click Safari and then go to Always Show Bookmarks and switch this to the On position.
If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Just hold the – volume button for a few seconds. This saves a lot of time. Hold the button once more and the volume will return to the former setting.
Are you concerned about where the hyperlinks will take you when browsing the web? There is an easy way to solve this. This will tell you the URL and you make it easier for you to decide if you want to visit that site. A popup that shows the link’s URL will appear.
The cloud function is particularly useful if you get online a lot. It allows you to put your data and information in a secure location without cluttering up your iPad. Make sure that important documents are stored on both your iPad and the cloud function.
Try to sync all of your pages with your iTunes and then you can share it with any operating system. Thanks to iTunes, it’s easier than ever to share documents with a computer. This is even better when you realize you can send PDF documents via email to anyone, anywhere and download all of them remotely.
There are some online forums you can join to learn more about the iPad. Many sites are devoted to the discussion of iPads, and using them can be of tremendous help. You can ask questions or just peruse the archives for useful information. Chances are, your questions have already been answered.
Clicking the home button twice shows you the current apps that you have open. This will bring up a bar at the bottom of the screen which shows all the currently running apps. To access an app, just click the app on the bar. This lets you keep an eye on what’s running on your iPad and close unneeded apps to free up RAM.
An iPad has many uses, both business and personal. It is simple to take full advantage of your iPad, but some important steps must be followed. Just use what you’ve learned and the iPad will become indispensable.