What is there to say about the iPad which hasn’t been said before? Many feel that it highlights the direction of the future, although some think of it as just another piece of technology. If you think it is both, this article has great tips for you.
If your iPad freezes, perform a soft reset to reboot your device. This is done by holding your power button and your home button down at the same time for a few seconds. Doing this properly will restart the device. To close an application, click the home button and hold it.
If you are sick and tired of being notified of a local Wi-Fi connection, change your settings. You will see the choice that asks if you want to join networks. Select that and you will no longer be bugged by all of the incoming invites.
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. You can just swipe right with your finger, and you will see the last picture or video you took. To look at your previous pictures, swipe your finger to the left.
It is possible to expand the amount of preview text you get for emails. Go to Settings, Mail, and Preview. Adjust this to show 5 lines. This ensures you know what your emails say.
There is no hard-copy manual for iPad, but if you want one, you can download it and print it. Apple wants to be as minimalistic as possible and wants you to get one off the Internet instead of shipping them with their products.
By using shortcuts, sending messages is easy. For instance, you can put a space or period in your sentences by tapping on the space bar two times. This will allow you to do it automatically, so you have more free time to speak with whoever you’re talking to.
You can change your search engine from the default Google to another you prefer. Simply visit “settings” and select “Safari” and then “search engine.” From here, you can change your search engine preference to Yahoo, Bing, etc. if you wish.
Want to get to your running apps quicker? Just double-tap the home button, and your running apps will instantly appear on the bottom of your screen. This can save you lots of time.
If you have near-constant Internet access, make use of the cloud features introduced in iOS 5. It allows you to put your data and information in a secure location without cluttering up your iPad. Use the cloud service as well as the device for storing important documents.
Use iTunes to sync your iPad with your personal computer or Mac. By sharing documents with iTunes, you can avoid the hassle and be able to share documents with all brands of computers. Things become even easier as you are able to email your PDF’s across the Internet and download them on a remote system.
No matter how you use the iPad, there is always more that can be done with it. This article just showed the basics on how you can use the iPad more effectively. Continue to learn and you will understand it all soon.