In the world of technology used for personal tasks and business chores, the iPad stands out from the crowd. Getting the most out of an iPad, however, requires a bit of know-how. Follow the tips below, and you will be ready to use your device like a pro.
It is easy to get to all the apps that are currently running on your iPad. Simply double-click the Home button. A bar near the bottom of the screen will indicate which apps are in use. Just click the app you wish to switch to, if you so desire. In order to get rid of the bar, swipe downwards on the screen.
Is there anything more annoying than accidentally launching a seriously noisy app? It is easy to mute the volume on the iPad. All you have to do is hold down the volume-down key until it turns off. If you need a mute button, change your settings so your lock orientation button becomes a mute button.
You do not have to use the camera roll icon to see the picture or the video you just took. Try swiping your finger to the right to see your video or picture. You can continue to swipe to the left to see earlier photos and videos.
Change your settings so that you can preview more than two lines of an email in your inbox. Go to settings and then to mail, locate the preview setting. Change the setting to 5 lines. By doing this, you can see as much of an email as you want, which will speed up the process of viewing emails.
Almost everyone finds it difficult to accurately type on a tablet’s keyboard. The iPad also has a button for speech dictation. Depress the Home button two times, then touch the microphone icon. Once you’ve finished with your message, tap the icon once more to have your words converted into text.
Are you annoyed or distracted by the constant battery life percentage displayed on your iPad’s screen? It may be useful to know that they are easy to turn off. To begin, open Settings. You will find Usage under General. Under the Usage menu, you will be able to turn off the display.
There is now a quick and easy way to mute your iPad. As you might know, previous iPad versions did not have this capability. Starting with 4.3 the lock switch was able to be used as a mute button. Just hold the volume down button for a few seconds to mute.
Easily find your running apps fast! You simply have to quickly click the home button twice to bring up a list of running apps. This trick will save you time, versus scrolling through separate screens to find what you are looking for.
iPads provide technology to anyone who can afford them. Due to the vast number of available applications, this device can do almost anything. If you use the tips in this piece, it quickly becomes clear that the iPad has unimaginable potential.