Unarguably, the iPad is an astounding piece of technology, and it improves lives on a daily basis. If you own one or are considering purchasing one, you want to make the most of your experience with it. To do that, you need to learn and understand some of the capabilities and how to customize them. The following article explains how to go from iPad novice to genius in just minutes.
Watch the amount of money you are putting out for iPad applications. There are many, many helpful apps and it is easy to go overboard. So, always be aware of how much you are spending so that it doesn’t get out of control.
Adjust the settings in order to see more than just two lines from emails prior to opening them. Go to Settings, Mail and find Preview. Select “5 lines” for example. This will allow you to see more, which will make it faster for you to skim through your emails.
Almost everyone finds it difficult to accurately type on a tablet’s keyboard. However, the iPad does have a button for speech dictation. Push Home twice and then hit the microphone. After you finish dictating, tap the microphone icon again, and you will see the text version of your dictation.
Apple iPad manuals only come in electronic form. It is the Apple policy to provide minimal paper and give you the choice of downloading a manual or not.
If you are a Google-phobe and want to use some other search engine as your primary search provider, it is possible to make this happen. Simply visit “settings” and select “Safari” and then “search engine.” This lets you change to Yahoo or Bing.
Taking a screenshot on an iPad is very simple. To pull this off, just hold down both the “Home” and “Sleep” button simultaneously. This will then take your screenshot, and it will save with your photos.
Your FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. FaceTime, by default, can include your iPad’s set up email, but you may add more. If you have multiple emails or numbers, each one can be recognized by FaceTime.
Are you afraid that the link you are about to click on in Safari is inappropriate? You can fix this easily. Hovering isn’t an option, but if you hold the word down your problem is solved. This will reveal its URL.
There is an iTunes store on your iPad, and there is actually quite a bit to it. One great feature is iTunes U. Educational podcasts are found here on many different topics.
Like most computers and electronics, the new iPad comes with pre-installed apps that are of no use to you. Many of them cannot be deleted. Just group them in a folder and stick it on the last page of your apps. This lets you keep your focus on the things you use quite a bit.
The iPad is popular for a reason. It helps users have fun and be productive without getting in the way. To take full advantage of its many features, though, you need the right information. Follow the information in this guide, and you can learn how to make the most of your iPad’s potential.