Some Tips Every IPad Owner Should Know

Are you a big gamer? Are you currently attending school? Do you currently work hard at your job? Losing weight? Having children? Are you aware of the fact that an iPad can help with all of these topics and more? There is an app for nearly everything, but this device is way more than apps. The paragraphs that follow offer you some ideas and advice on what iPads can do for you beyond apps.

The iOS on the iPad now supports folders. To do this, press and hold on an app for a while, and it will start to jiggle. Then, drag the app over the top of a different icon and release. You will then have a folder with both applications together, sporting the same of the application category. If you would like to name the folder yourself, that can be done as well.

Keep your bill under control by tracking the amount you spend on iPad apps. It is very easy to accidentally spend more than you intended on iTunes, for example. The app stores your credit information, so you can just buy, buy, buy with a single click! So, you need to watch your spending.

You can reset your iPad if you see that it is frozen. This is done by holding your power button and your home button down at the same time for a few seconds. This will prompt your device to restart. If you need to close an app, press only the home button during a few seconds.

You don’t have to use the film roll icon to look at pictures. Instead, swipe right and your picture is there. You can continue to swipe to the left to see earlier photos and videos.

There is a way that you can safeguard your phone with a password for protection. This will erase everything on your phone if someone has not figured out the code after 10 tries.

You may be annoyed by the chiming whenever you get an email. You can change this! Under the Settings menu, choose “General”. Tap Sounds. Turn off sounds for New Mail or reduce the volume.

If you want to keep current pages open, just open new ones in a different tab. When you find a website in Safari, hold your finger on the link. A menu will appear. This pop-up menu offers you an option to view the new link on a new tab.

You can change your search engine from the default Google to another you prefer. Simply visit “settings” and select “Safari” and then “search engine.” You can then change your default search engine to Yahoo or Bing.

There is now a quick and easy way to mute your iPad. There was no mute button available when the iPad was originally introduced. The iOS 4.3 allowed its users to utilize the switch-lock. Just tap and hold volume-down to quickly mute sound.

These tips should become a solid knowledge base you can rely on. Your iPad is sure to be your constant companion, advising you on everything from the weather forecast to training your dog. It’ll provide you with so much utility, you’ll praise the day you purchased it.