Learning to use your new iPad can be made a little easier with the best tips gathered into one easy to read place. Searching the Internet for all of these tips can sometimes be a time consuming process, however, and time is not always on your side when you need to get something done. The tips below will make your iPad easier to use and more fun, too.
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. If you alter the screen brightness, your battery can last longer. You do not always need a very bright screen to use your iPad.
Keep an eye on the apps currently running on your device. While you work on other things, some apps will continue running on your iPad in the background. In order to view currently running applications, just click your Home button twice. This will show you the current apps at the bottom. Swipe down if you want to eliminate the bar after you are done looking.
There is a place where you can change the settings to look at more lines of preview text in your email Go to Settings, Mail and find Preview. The recommended setting for this is “5 lines.” This will give you a larger range to view when you are skimming.
It can be irritating hearing a chime every time you get an email on your iPad. You can turn this notification off. To do so, go to Settings and General. After selecting General, select Sounds. Choose to completely turn off the new mail chime or lower its volume.
If you would like to include your Google Calender on your iPad’s calender app, go to mail, then contacts and then calenders. You need to go to the area that allows you to add an additional account, then hit Other. Use the Add CalDAV icon to input your information for Google. Once done, click the calendar app. Now you should have everything you need there!
Are you distracted by the battery charge measurements that you see on your iPad screen? If you want, you have the power to turn that off. Start out in the Settings menu. You will find Usage under General. Under the Usage menu, you will be able to turn off the display.
Do you wish it were easier to access your Internet bookmarks? To resolve this problem, set your bookmarks bar to stay on permanently. Select Settings, Safari, and choose the Always Show Bookmarks tab.
Are you interested in easily retrieving your iPad if it gets lost? Simply select iCloud under Settings. Add your unique Apple ID and select “Find My iPad” at the screen’s bottom. This way, if your iPad does get lost, all you have to do is visit iCloud.com.
The iPad is an entertainment device and useful tool all wrapped up into one. If you know what you are doing, it can be very satisfying. If you don’t, it can be very frustrating. Now that you have some of the most often requested tips handy, your experience will be improved. Try a tip or two and enjoy your iPad.