Jennifer Smith Posted on 5:32 am

Educating Yourself On Your IPad: Information For New Users And Professionals Alike

It can be incredible to stop and marvel at the advances in technology over recent years. It went from computers so large they filled a whole room, to mobile phones that have Internet access. Technology gets better every day. The iPad is no different, and the tips below will introduce you to the best this gadget can offer.

There is a way that you can check all the running applications that you have at a given time. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. Tap an application icon to switch to that app. When you’re done, swipe the screen downwards to hide the bar.

When the iPad freezes up, do a soft reboot. This is accomplished by holding both the power and home buttons at the same time for around 10 seconds. This will cause the tablet to restart. If all you need is for an application to close, then hold down the home button. Keep it held for a second or two.

You don’t need to press the small camera icon that’s found near the bottom left of the screen to see videos or pictures you just took. Just swipe your finger to the right to find the video or picture you just took. To view past pictures, swipe to the left.

Iphone Charger

The iPhone charger was NOT build for the iPad. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. It takes much longer to fully charge the iPad with a iPhone charger. Use the proper iPad charger.

If you think there is a chance someone may be able to see your private data on your iPad, there is a way to create a password that deletes data after a certain amount of failed attempts. Doing so will completely wipe your phone after 10 attempts.

This a useful trick if you need to mute the sound of your iPad quickly. Simply hold down the ‘volume down’ button for two seconds. This is easier than having to keep readjusting the volume. Hold it another time to get the volume level back to where it was.

Isn’t it irritating when you encounter a hyperlink on your iPad, and you are unable to determine where it will take you? You can fix this easily. This will tell you the URL and you make it easier for you to decide if you want to visit that site. This will reveal the URL of the linked word.

If you spend a lot of time online, you will find the cloud servers your iPad can access very useful. This is a convenient method of storing information without using up valuable hard drive space. Make sure you save your documents on the cloud, as well as the device.

If you are finding mastering your new iPad a bit challenging, join an online forum. These sites can help you learn, and also understand, some of the problems you deal with. Introduce yourself first, and then read the archived posts to learn a lot of helpful information.

Lots of people hate having to see the percentage of their iPad’s battery charge. Thankfully, it is pretty easy to remove it from the screen. All you need to do is go to settings, tap on general, and then usage. Turn it off! If there’s a time when it’s smart to use it again, then simply return to adjust the slider.

Computers no longer fill a room, now they can be held in your hands. When you use an iPad, you should learn all that it can do. If you need to learn how to get started using your iPad keep reading this article.