What You May Not Know About An IPad

Everybody is talking about portable tablets now and especially the iPad. You are missing out if you haven’t already jumped on the bandwagon. There’s excellent ways to use an iPad, no matter the type of gadget user you may be. For some eye-opening tips, see the helpful information below.

Your folders are now supported with iOS. Start by putting your finger on the app. As it starts jiggling, you drag the app over another icon and then let go. Doing this creates a folder, categorizing both apps. If you don’t like the label, you can rename the folder.

Are you sick of your iPad asking you to become part of a Wi-Fi network? Then go to settings and eliminate the possibility. You can go to the tab to opt out of joining a network. Pick that option, and you will not see notifications any longer.

It is not necessary to tap on the camera icon to view your gallery. Swipe with one finger toward the right and your picture or your video will be displayed. Previous photos can be seen by swiping left.

Getting a sound alert every time you receive an email can be very annoying. You can shut off that feature. Under general in settings, you can alter the sounds. Once you get there, select Sounds. Find the New Mail sound and adjust it to your preference.

To add your Google Calender to your Calender app, you’ll need to go into your Mail, elect Contacts, and then choose Calenders. Click on Add Account and then Other. Hit your “Add CalDAV” icon and add in the relevant Google information. Then exit the settings appplication. Next, tap your calendar app. There you have it!

Quickly Mute

You can now quickly mute your iPad. There was no mute button on the original iPad. With the newer iOS, you can have the button on the side do this for you. Just tap and hold volume-down to quickly mute sound.

Add extra email addresses and phone numbers to FaceTime. Your iPad default sets your FaceTime to include your initial email address, but you can set it up for more. Just add them in the Settings app.

To copy and paste quickly on your iPad, tap the text and hold it down while choosing Select. Tapping on the text, switch to an app, and hold it down again. You will see a menu appear that gives you the option to “paste.” You can also highlight a whole paragraph; tap it around four times.

The iPad comes already loaded with applications you may not find useful. However, many of these can’t be deleted. However, you do have the option to move these unwanted apps into a single folder, which can then be stored out of the way. Without these apps to clutter your screen, you can do more with your preferred apps.

Shutter Button

When using your iPad to take pictures, many people grasp the sides. If you do this, the shutter button will not be stable, and you might move as you snap your picture. Try using the orientation lock. This keeps your shutter button within an easier reach of a thumb. After you snap the picture, edit the image with the editor and rotate the video or image at a later time.

To get to all the apps that are running, simply double-click your Home button. A little bar will pop up that gives you access to your apps. In this way, you will not forget about currently running apps. You will be able to shut them off when you don’t need them.

These tricks and tips can really help you to maximize your iPad usage. Use them every day, and your iPad experience will improve. Keep a copy of this article in order to refer back to it if needed.