The iPad offers users a number of amazing benefits. Learning a few tips and tricks will help you take advantage of all the features of your iPad. Continue reading to get some terrific advice about how to maximize your own iPad experience.
Have you accidentally launched a noisy app? Press and hold the volume down feature until you get to mute. If you use the mute button a lot, you can configure the lock orientation button to function as a mute button.
You know your iPad has a tiny camera image in the bottom left of the screen, but you do not actually have to tap this to view the most recently taken video or picture. All you need to do is swipe your finger to the right. The picture or video you have just taken will appear. For earlier pictures, just swipe left instead.
If you don’t have a lot of time, avoid using your iPhone charger in order to charge your iPad. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. When you’re in a hurry, this will be a big deal. Just use the original charger that was given with the iPad.
Are you annoyed when your iPad audibly alerts you to every new email? Are you aware that you can turn it off? You can access your settings in the general area. Tap on the Sounds option. Within that option, you can turn the sound off or adjust it to be less annoying and suit your needs better.
Does the battery percentage indicator drive you crazy? This can be simply turned off. To start with, go to your Settings menu. Select General and then Usage. You will then have access to the battery percentage display and have the option to turn it off.
Is it annoying to press the bookmarks icon each time you need to go to your favorite sites? You should activate the bookmark bar. Go to Settings, Safari, Always Show the Bookmarks Bar, and select On.
Do you want the option of finding your own iPad if you have lost it? Go into your Settings menu and pick iCloud. Enter your Apple ID before turning on the Find My iPad feature. With this on, if you do lose the ipad, you can go to iCloud.com to find where it is located.
You can mute your sound quickly on your iPad. Originally, the mute button was not on an iPad. As of iOS 4.3, there was a choice of having the lock switch lock the orientation of the iPad or mute the sound. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.
You can set your iPad to block mature content if your child will be using it. All you have to do is turn the parental control feature on through the settings menu. You can restrict mature content, including anything that has nudity or bad language.
The first time someone uses an iPad can be an astounding experience. In order to transform your iPad from a fun toy into a truly amazing device, you need some knowledge, however. Use the advice from above to learn all the ins and outs of your new iPad.