The speed at which technology advances truly is a miraculous thing. It went from computers so large they filled a whole room, to mobile phones that have Internet access. Technology gets better every day. Use these tips to get the most of the technological marvel known as iPad.
Don’t lose track of your iPad app spending. It’s simple to keep spending where there is so much to download. Be aware of what you are doing when buying apps. Keep track.
Know which apps are running on your iPad. The apps may be running while you are doing other things. Double-click the Home button if you want to find out what apps are currently running. These active apps will show up at the very bottom of your display in a bar. When you are finished with this area, swipe down and the bar will be gone.
There is a place where you can change the settings to look at more lines of preview text in your email Go to settings – mail – preview to change it. If you select five lines, you will be able to get a good idea of what your emails are about before you open them. Now you’ll be able to see every email that you have in your inbox, which really speeds things up.
You can add Google Calendar to your calendar app by going to Mail/Contacts/Calendars. Then just Add An Account, choosing Other. Use the Add CalDAV icon to input your information for Google. Next, leave the settings area and hit your calendar application. Now, you should be ready.
It is possible to shift away from using Google as the search engine, from which the iPad defaults. In the settings app, navigate to Safari > Search Engine. Now you can choose Bing or Yahoo as your default search engine. You can always change it back the same way.
If you lose the iPad, do you want to know how to find it? Just go to your iPad’s Settings and then click on iCloud. There, place in your ID. Look then to the bottom area of the page to turn on “Find My iPad.” When you activate this feature, you only need to visit iCloud.com to locate a lost iPad.
If you need to mute the audio on the iPad, do the following. Just hold down the volume down button for a couple seconds. You can pull this off faster than trying to fumble with the volume button each time you want to mute. Hold the button once more and the volume will return to the former setting.
The iPad can perform a quick mute. Originally, the mute button was not on an iPad. Previously, you could use the lock switch to either mute the audio or lock the orientation. Just hold the volume down button for a few seconds to mute.
Easily find your running apps fast! Double click the Home button, and they appear in an instant at the very bottom of whichever screen you are currently on. The easy tip will save you quite a bit of time scrolling through pages and pages of apps trying to find the one you are looking for.
How do you avoid the frustration of an unknown hyperlink when browsing on your iPad? There is a simple fix to this problem. Since you cannot hover over the word like you can on your computer, you can just simply touch and hold the word. This reveals the hyper-linked URL.
Computing devices come in all shapes and sizes. If you decide to get an iPad, you have to learn all you can about it. This article is a great starting point, so keep reading so you can learn a lot more.