If you use an iPad, it is helpful to know some tips and shortcuts you can use. You could search the web for iPad tips, but this will take a long time. Keep reading for a few of the most useful iPad tips available.
If you want to watch movies, listen to music, or play a game you have to make sure you are fully charged with your battery. One of the ways you can extend the time your battery retains its charge is by adjusting the brightness of your screen. It is unlikely that the brightest settings are needed to achieve a good picture.
Is your iPad asking you permission to join wi-fi networks? It is possible to disable this feature by accessing your settings. Just go to the tab for Wi-Fi, and there is an option to turn off the prompt. It is the final option on that page.
Try a soft reset if your iPad is frozen. Just hold the power and home button at the same time and for a few seconds to do this. Doing this properly will restart the device. If you want to kill a running process, hold the main button for around 5 seconds.
You don’t need to press the small camera icon that’s found near the bottom left of the screen to see videos or pictures you just took. Try swiping your finger to the right to see your video or picture. You can look at previous pictures by going left.
A lot of people aren’t very good at typing on a tablet, even though it gets easier later. However, the iPad does have a button for speech dictation. All you have to do is quickly double click the Home button and then select the image of a microphone. After you finish dictating, tap the microphone icon again, and you will see the text version of your dictation.
As an alternative to a bulky manual, you can download the manual onto your iPad. Apple has a minimalist approach towards their products.
Shortcuts are a simple way to get out messages. For instance, if you tap your space bar two times when you’re typing a sentence, both a space and a period will be added at the end of your sentence. This will eliminate the need to manually do it and give you more time to send more messages to your friends.
You can add Google Calendar to your calendar app by going to Mail/Contacts/Calendars. You will see an option that lets you Add An Account. Tap the Other option that comes up. Hit your “Add CalDAV” icon and add in the relevant Google information. Once done, click the calendar app. The calendar should now be updated.
The iPad is an incredible device that allows you to do a lot of things. You can have even more fun with it when you know some key tricks, and locating those tricks is sometimes difficult. Now you have some great tricks handy, and you can improve your experience with the iPad. Try out some of these tips next time you power up your iPad and enjoy!