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Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Main |

Tips For Making Your Ipad Work For You

It can be incredible to stop and marvel at the advances in technology over recent years. Computers used to fill floors of office buildings, but today they fit in your pocket. The iPad has advanced as well, and the tips in this article will help you access all this gadget offers.

Remain aware of the apps that are currently operational on your device. Some apps can continue to run simultaneously with other things on the iPad. In order to view currently running applications, just click your Home button twice. You will see them in a bar located at the bottom. After you see what is running, close the bar by swiping downward.

You can adjust the settings so you can see more than a couple of lines from the emails in your inbox. Visit “settings” followed by “mail” and find 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.

Would you like to locate your iPod if you misplace it? Go to your Settings and tap on iCloud. Insert your Apple ID. Once you do this, the bottom of your screen will flash “Find My iPad” and tap it to turn the feature on. With this on, if you do lose the ipad, you can go to iCloud.com to find where it is located.

Muting your iPad’s sound is actually pretty simple. All that you need to do is hold the lower volume button for about two seconds. Doing this is more efficient then pressing it multiple times. Press it down when you want the volume to go back to normal.

Phone Numbers

Set up FaceTime with your phone numbers and emails. By default, FaceTime on your iPad will include the email that you set the iPad up with, but you can add more. If you find more emails or things like phone numbers that FaceTime should recognize, go to the settings on your iPad and set them up.

Do you dislike when you surf with your iPad and can’t tell what will happen with a hyperlink? You can easily solve this. True, you can’t hover like on a regular computer, but you can touch and hold on the word. That will show you the URL from the hyperlink.

The iPad is great for music, but are you aware of podcasts? Podcasts are radio programs that last anywhere from two minutes to two hours, and they can be on all sorts of topics. These programs can be a great alternative to listening to music while you commute. Do a search on the Internet to find a podcast on a topic that interests you.

Sync your pages with iTunes and share your documents with a PC or Mac. This can be done quick and efficiently to save time. You can even share PDF documents on the iPad.

The iPad has preloaded apps you might never use. Many unwanted apps cannot be deleted. For convenience’s sake, move any of these apps out of your iPad’s main work area. This will leave your home screen available for apps that you actually use regularly.

Screen Brightness

Control your iPad’s screen brightness to extend the device’s battery life. The device will automatically adjust the screen brightness depending on the environmental conditions, or you can turn it down manually. On the Home page of your iPad, you can change the screen’s brightness by adjusting the setting that shows as a sun icon.

You might think it’s not necessary to do this, but it’s great to have security on your iPad. It’s always possible that you could lose it, and your iPad typically contains lots of personal information, such as phone numbers, emails, and maybe even your bank information or social security number.

It is easy to obtain a screenshot from your iPad. Press your Home button and then the Sleep/Wake button. You will see a flash and hear a click. This tells you that the screen has been captured. You can find your screenshots in your photos, where they are automatically saved for future use.

Do you find reading e-books on the iPad hurts your eyes? Try dimming the screen. You can find this under settings, which will allow you to make the screen lighter or darker.

There are a number of choices in technology devices these days, and the iPad is one of the most popular. When you purchase an iPad, you will need to continue learning everything it offers. The tips above are there to get you started, but there is so much more to learn.