The iPad continues to be a popular tool for young and old alike. It is good to play games on, learn with or use for business. There are endless possibilities. Keep reading to learn all the exciting possibilities for things you can do with this exciting piece of technology.
If you plan to use your iPad to stream movies, play games or listen to music continuously, battery life may be shortened significantly. Adjusting screen brightness can help to lengthen your battery life. You’ll likely notice that maximum brightness is not necessary to use your iPad.
A soft reset will allow you to resume using your iPad if the screen is frozen. To do so, hold the power button and home button simultaneously for several seconds. This will cause your device to restart. Whenever you need to force the closure of an app, you can do so by holding down your device’s home button for several seconds.
Try to keep track of what apps you leave running when you are not using them. The apps may be running while you are doing other things. To check what is running on the iPad, just double click the Home button. A bar shows up near the bottom of the screen that will list currently active apps. Swipe down if you want to eliminate the bar after you are done looking.
Did you accidentally start an app that is noisy? Press and hold the volume down feature until you get to mute. If you need a mute button, change your settings so your lock orientation button becomes a mute button.
Do you want to preview more of your email? Go to settings and then to mail, locate the preview setting. The recommended setting for this is “5 lines.” It will be easier to go through your emails if you can eliminate the unimportant ones right away.
You can use shortcuts for messages. Try pushing the space bar two times when you are writing something. A period and then a space will be added in. This lets you avoid doing it manually and you can send many more messages to friends.
It’s now possible to quickly mute the iPad. The first iPads did not have a mute button on them. On the iOS 4.3 you have the option of locking the iPad or muting the sound. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.
The cloud function is great to use if you love to play around on the internet. Use the cloud to store things without taking up valuable space on the device itself. Make sure you save your documents on the cloud, as well as the device.
Your iPad has a copy and paste feature. Tap the text and hold down on it if you wish to copy it. A menu will pop up allowing you to select that sentence. A second tap will highlight a selection of text and allow you to choose the “copy” option. Paste that text by just tapping, holding, and choosing Paste.
After you’ve gone over this article, it should now be clear that this tool can do a lot for you. Have a play around and embrace the new options open to you. The more you know about this amazing device, the more you’ll use it.