iPad technology will only work for you if you know how to control it. You have to get to know the machine inside and out, and really learn how to work its magic. Read this article if you want to take your iPad use to the next level.
Those iPad apps can be addictive, so keep a tally of how many you purchase. iTunes makes it simple to just click and buy once you have entered your credit card or gift card information. So it is very important to keep track of what you spend.
Does your iPad prompt you to join new wifi networks all the time? By going into your settings, you can choose to turn off this feature. Choose the Wi-Fi tab, and the last option on the page can be turned off if you do not wish to be prompted anymore.
If you’ve ever been interrupted by your iPad at a bad time you likely want to know how to silence it quickly. Press and hold the button used to turn down the volume, and the device will mute automatically. You can also set another button to do this in the Settings menu.
Adjust the settings in order to see more than just two lines from emails prior to opening them. Go to your mail settings under the general heading. Change this to “5 lines.” This way, you can view more of the email, speeding up your skim-through process.
Avoid using an iPhone charger to charge your iPad. The iPad carries 10 watts as opposed to just 5 watts for the iPhone. You will not be able to charge your iPad as quickly if you are using your iPhone charger. Use the charger that comes with your iPad for best results.
The iPad shows the first two lines of an email by deafult. If you would rather see more before you open it, there is an option. To change this, head to iPad Settings and press on Mail. Open the mail tab in the settings app, then navigate to Contacts > Calendar. Once there, choose the number of lines to preview using the “preview mail” option.
If you are one of those people that like to read a manual when you buy a new toy, you can download one onto the iPad if you need 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.
When you need to keep multiple pages open at the same time, display each new page as a new tab. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. You will be given the choice to open the website of choice in an additional tab in the pop-up menu.
It’s up to you to use what you’ve read here. Once you get started, you will never want to quit. The features are almost endless, and the apps can be addicting to say the least. Now get going and use the tips that you read above.