Did You Just Buy An IPad? Learn A Few Tips.

The iPad is an awesome machine. It lets you type, sing along, record yourself, draw pictures, anything and everything. You won’t be able to access all of its features if you don’t know enough about it. The advice below will help you know all there is to know.

When you use your iPad for listening to music, playing games, or streaming movies, your battery life will be significantly decreased. A simple way to get more play time out of each charge of the battery is to use a low screen brightness setting. It is unlikely that you will prefer the brightest setting and the improvement will be worth it.

Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. Start by tapping and holding your finger on the app you desire. It will begin to jiggle. Then you can drag it onto another icon and release it. Doing this creates a folder, categorizing both apps. Pick any name you wish for this group.

Did you accidentally launch an app that makes a lot of noise? Mute your iPad in an emergency by holding down the volume button. If you use the mute button a lot, you can configure the lock orientation button to function as a mute button.

If you are one of those people that like to read a manual when you buy a new toy, you can download one onto the iPad if you need it. Apple doesn’t include manuals with their products in order to maintain a minimalistic image.

The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. You can shut off that feature. Tap on “Settings”, and then select “General”. Select Sounds under the General heading. Within that option, you can turn the sound off or adjust it to be less annoying and suit your needs better.

Do you use Google calender? Would you like to incorporate it into your iPad calender? In the Mail tab, go to contacts, then calenders. Click on Add Account and then Other. Use the Add CalDAV icon to input your information for Google. Click the home button to exit the settings menu and enter your calendar application. Everything you needed should be visible.

Do you find it annoying to have to access the bookmarks icon via tapping to navigate to your saved websites? Within the iPad you can, simply by enabling the bookmarks bar. Enter the Settings menu, select Safari, and enable Always Show Bookmarks.

There is an interesting way that you can turn off the sound on your device. Just hold the “volume down” key for a few seconds. This saves a lot of time. When you want to restore the volume, simply hold down the button again.

Since your iPad plays a major part in your life, you’ll want to know how to properly care for it. Many buy screen protectors. A screen protector is a thin, plastic sheet that will help protect your screen. When cleaning an iPad screen. try using a very soft cloth that is barely dampened with water. Do not use chemical products to clean your iPad.

iPads become ever more useful with the more knowledge you attain. Remember the tips here and make sure you share them with others who own iPads. The more knowledge you have, the better equipped you’ll be to help other people.