The iPad contains all kinds of features that make it great for everyone. When you first touch an iPad, you may feel overwhelmed learning how it works. Luckily, this article has some tips that can help you use the iPad effectively.
It easy to access the currently running apps on your iPad. To see the currently running apps, just tap the Home button twice and you can see them quite clearly. Tap on any of these apps to access it. When you no longer want to see it, swipe downwards to eliminate the bar from your screen.
Remote servers need to be access using a VPN connection. To activate your iPad’s VPN feature, head to settings and click on network tab. When prompted, enter your server address and username. If you are unsure about the address, talk to your network administrator.
Are you finding it annoying to receive constant messages from your iPad asking if you are interested in accessing a wifi network that it has detected? Get rid of this by going into the settings menu. Press on Wi-Fi and turn off the last option to discontinue these prompts.
Keep track of the apps your are running. Many different iPad applications can continue processing information in the background and do not disturb the user. To take a look at all running apps, double-click the Home button. The more you have running, the more battery you’ll use, so close those you don’t need. Swipe down if you want to eliminate the bar after you are done looking.
If you are tired of being prompted to join various Wi-Fi networks, change your settings. An option that asks you if you want to join networks exists and it can be changed. Choose that and you won’t be bothered with incoming invites.
If you do not have a lot of time, you should never charge your iPad with your iPhone charger. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. It’ll take a long time for an iPhone charger to totally charge an iPad. It’s wise to only use the charger that came with the iPad.
If you need Google Calendar to work with your iPad, get into your mail and then contacts followed by calendars. Hit Add An Account and hit Other. Tap the Add CalDAV Account icon and put in your Google information. Then you have to go from the settings app to the calendar app. You should now be all set.
The iPad can be instantly muted. In its first incarnation, the iPad lacked a specific mute button. Previously, you could use the lock switch to either mute the audio or lock the orientation. Just hold the volume down button for a few seconds to mute.
Hold down on your text if you want to copy and paste it. Once the text is selected, tap “copy”, and switch to the app you wish to paste to and hold down a tap again. A menu comes up and you can press paste. For an entire paragraph, you must tap four times.
The cloud function is very useful for people who are constantly onilne. You can use the cloud to store files and information so that you leave your iPad storage free and clear. Store documents that are important on both the iPad and the cloud.
The iPad can truly be customized to meet all of your needs. When you’re able to use this device correctly, you’ll get more value for the money you spent on it. Use one or all of the tips here to make sure you use your iPad up to its potential.