Jennifer Smith Posted on 3:30 pm

Ways To Make Your IPad Work For You

Using an iPad can be awesome. You know the basics, but you need more advanced information. Your iPad can become your one stop shop for paying the bills, checking your Facebook, playing games, and much more. Continue reading to learn more!

The newest iPad iOS has folders. To use, hold down your finger on the app you want until it moves, drag that app atop another icon, and finally, let it go. This action will make a folder that contains both apps named with whatever category the apps are. You can rename these folders.

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Keep track of how much you are spending on iPad apps. Because your credit card is on file with the iTunes store, it is not hard to go overboard buying apps and then get a nasty credit card statement shock. So, you need to watch your spending.

A soft reset will allow you to resume using your iPad if the screen is frozen. Hold both the home and power buttons to get your device to reload. You’ll see the screen go black and then a white apple will appear. To force an app closed, hold down the home button around a few seconds.

Don’t forget how many apps you are running at once. The apps may be running while you are doing other things. To see the things that your iPad is running, double click the Home button. A bar will appear that shows all apps running on the system. Swipe down if you want to eliminate the bar after you are done looking.

If constant barrages of Wi-Fi notifications are making you crazy, make some adjustments in “settings.” There is a selection in the Settings menu to disable Wi-Fi messages. Choose that and you won’t be bothered with incoming invites.

There is no need to hit your small camera icon just to see something you just shot. Swipe with one finger toward the right and your picture or your video will be displayed. Previous photos of yours will show to the left.

Adjust the settings in order to see more than just two lines from emails prior to opening them. Go to your mail settings under the general heading. Change this setting to show however many lines you want. Now it is possible to preview more content from each message, making skimming quicker.

You are able to send messages more easily when you use shortcuts. For instance, tapping your space bar two times when you type a sentence can add a period with a space after it. This will eliminate the need to manually do it and give you more time to send more messages to your friends.

Does the battery indicator on your iPad distract you? If you want to, you can just turn it off. At the outset, access the Settings Menu. Look under the General section to locate Usage. When you’re here, the battery percentage display can easily be turned off.

If you misplaced your iPad, how would you find it easily? Simply visit Settings and then iCloud. Type your Apple ID in the space, and look for “Find My iPad” at the bottom of your screen, then turn it on. That way, if you lose your iPad, you simply have to go to iCloud.com.

The iPad comes preloaded with many apps you’ll likely never use. Many unwanted apps cannot be deleted. Create a folder for these apps and place it toward the bottom of your home screen. This helps keep them out of your way.

Because you are now better able to utilize your iPad, begin today. Keep learning to find out even more uses for it. It will prove to be very useful and you won’t regret your purchase!