Very few iPad users have unlocked an iPad’s full potential. Learning how to operate the iPad in the way that it was developed to be used is essential to gaining a full understanding of its capabilities. Continue reading to unlock your iPad’s potential through the help of the tips and tricks listed below.
Did you open too many apps? You can access all your open apps by tapping on the home button of your iPad and bar will appear at the bottom of you screen. Tap the app you want to access and repeat this process later to access your other running aps.
Never leave your iPad in a hot car or any similar environment. The intense heat saps devices of battery power. Exposing it to extreme heat and light can affect the battery’s ability to hold a charge for long periods. This type of damage is not covered in your warranty, making this a pricey mistake.
If you go to Settings and Notifications, you can choose which apps you want to have pop up alerts, which apps you want to have notifications near the top of the screen, and which apps you want to appear in your Notification Center. Doing this can help you prevent noisy apps from clogging up your notifications. This also ensures that you will just notice the important apps.
The factory setting for previewing an email shows you two lines before opening it. It might be desirable to view more before opening the email. Just visit SETTINGS and tap MAIL. You should then choose contacts. tap on calendar and adjust the preview mail option.
As an alternative to a bulky manual, you can download the manual onto your iPad. Apple is all about minimalism and they would rather you download one than to include one with all of their products.
Turn off your Wi-Fi when not in use. Your iPad will constantly search for Wi-Fi signals even when you don’t want it to. That is, if your Wi-Fi is turned on. When you are out and about and don’t need Wi-Fi, simply turn it off. It will extend your battery.
To include Google calender events on the iPad, select Mail > Contacts > Calenders. You can then go to Add An Account and then Other. Select Add CalDAV Account and then insert your Google credentials. Then you have to go from the settings app to the calendar app. You should now be set to go.
If you need to mute the sound on an iPad, try this tip. Simply hold down the ‘volume down’ button for two seconds. This is a lot quicker than going through the settings. Make sure you hold it again when you want the volume turned back down.
You are now equipped with some of the best tips and tricks known for using an iPad. Give them each a try and you will soon have the iPad experience you are meant to have. Continue to learn about your iPad and you will see that the possibilities are nearly limitless in what it can do.