Jennifer Smith Posted on 8:28 pm

Ipad: How To Get The Most Out Of It

The iPad is one of a kind and tech-lovers everywhere praise Apple for this small marvel of engineering power. But, if you really want to get the most from your iPad, you will need some solid information and insider tricks. Read through the following tips and prepare yourself for a future with one of the world’s most innovative hand-held devices.

You can now use folders on the iOS iPad. To start, just tap and hold the tap on your desired application, wait for it to jiggle, then drag the app to a different icon and release. Doing this will create a new folder, and inside you will be able to access either app, and it will automatically be named by category. Pick any name you wish for this group.

Running Apps

Accessing the running apps is easy. Press the Home button twice and a bar with the running apps will appear. To navigate quickly to another running app, simply tap it. In order to get rid of the bar, swipe downwards on the screen.

Do you get perturbed when your iPad wants you to go on the WiFi available? You can go to your settings and disable this feature. You can easily turn this off in the Wi-Fi settings.

If you are worried about anyone trying to get into your phone and seeing all of your private information, you can set your password to erase all data after so many failed attempts. Everything on your iPad will be deleted if there are 10 failed password attempts.

You may be annoyed by the chiming whenever you get an email. There is a way that you can eliminate this noise. Find your Settings tab, then go to General. Select the Sounds option from there. Turn off sounds for New Mail or reduce the volume.

Are you being nagged by the battery charge notification? If you want to, you can turn it off easily. First, you will want to locate the Settings option. Once there, go to General and locate Usage. Here you can turn off the battery display.

Search Engine

You can switch your search engine from Google, if you wish. Simply visit “settings” and select “Safari” and then “search engine.” Now you can choose Bing or Yahoo as your default search engine. You can always change it back the same way.

Set up your email addresses and phone numbers in FaceTime. Your iPad default sets your FaceTime to include your initial email address, but you can set it up for more. If there are more emails or even phone numbers where you want FaceTime to recognize, you can set them up in the settings area of the iPad.

Do you ever find yourself browsing the web and wondering where a word that is hyperlinked will take you? There is a simple thing you can do. All you have to do is to touch and keep your finger on the word. Doing so shows you the URL.

You can paste and copy text using the iPad. Press at the beginning of the text and choose Select. Tap once more after the text appears in yellow highlight. Then select Copy. To paste, hold your finger where you’d like the text pasted and, when the menu appears, choose “paste.”

Most people use iTunes, but many are overlooking some great features. For example, iTunes U. There are many educational podcasts and you can learn a lot.

A great number of people have changed the way they use technology every day because of the iPad. With such a dizzying range of applications available, it seems as if almost anything can be accomplished by using the machine. If you apply what you have learned here, you can see the endless potential that the iPad can have.