Lots of people are interested in iPads. Chances are, you own an iPad or you have at least considered purchasing one. There are quite a few ways to use your iPad and it doesn’t matter what you’re using it for. Learn more about some lesser known things you can do with the iPad.
Be sure not to overdo your iPad app spending. When you own an iPad, it is incredibly easy to run up a large itunes bill due to the fact that itunes stores your credit card details and buying apps only involves a few clicks. Be aware of what you are doing when buying apps. Keep track.
VPN networks are used to access remote servers. There is an icon in your iPad’s menu to activate a remote server through a VPN network. Just look under the network tab. As will all VPNs, you’ll need a username and address. Get in touch with the network administrator if you do not know the server address.
Do you get irritated when your iPad asks if you want to join new Wi-Fi networks? You can go to your settings and disable this feature. Select Wi-Fi, and from there, you can turn off this feature.
If your iPad freezes, perform a soft reset to reboot your device. Simply press down on the home button and the power button at the same time. Wait until your iPad begins to restart. If you want an application to shut down, hold your home button down for several seconds.
If you are sick and tired of being notified of a local Wi-Fi connection, change your settings. There is an opportunity for you to turn this off. Once set to no, you won’t be nagged again.
You don’t need to click the camera icon on your screen to view your photos. Instead, you can use one finger to swipe to the right, and voila, there is your picture or video. To view previous photos you have taken, just keep swiping to the left.
The iPhone charger was NOT build for the iPad. Your iPad doesn’t have the same wattage as your iPhone which is 10 watts as opposed to 5 watts on the phone. It will take much longer to fully charge your iPad if you use the iPhone’s charger. You should use the charger that came with the iPad.
If you are in the habit of reading the instruction manual for everything that you buy, you need to know that the iPad’s manual is only available via download. It is the Apple policy to provide minimal paper and give you the choice of downloading a manual or not.
When surfing, use tabs. In Safari, you can simply tap the link you want until a menu shows up. You can choose to see the link in a second tab this way.
If you misplaced your iPad, how would you find it easily? Simply navigate to Settings and then select iCloud. Under the area labeled “Find My iPad,” enter your Apple ID and make sure the function is enabled. Now if you lose your iPad, all you need to do to find it is go to iCloud.com.
Since an iPad is a significant investment, it is wise to provide proper care for it. Many people buy screen protectors for use with their iPads. These are thin plastic and give heightened protection to the screen area of the iPad. Always use soft, damp cloths when cleaning iPad screens. Never clean your iPad with a glass cleaner or all purpose cleaner.
There is now a quick and easy way to mute your iPad. The original iPad didn’t have a specific mute button. Prior to iOS 4.3 you had to use the lock switch to mute the sound or lock your iPad’s orientation. Now all you have to do is press the volume-down key and hold it for a few seconds.
The iPad allows you to change your screen’s brightness. The normally bright screen can be dimmed by tapping the Home button twice and swiping until you see the brightness setting. This setting will permit you to adjust the brightness of your screen.
The advice offered above can go a long way towards helping you get the most from your iPad. If you try using them daily, you will improve the experience of using your iPad. Keep this article handy for future reference.