The advancements in technology that have occurred over the past several decaades are quite amazing. We have moved from an environment where computers occupied entire rooms, to a point where we hold them in the palm of our hands on our cell phones. Every year offers newer and better options that make living easier and bring us all together. By applying the tips in the article, you can see how your iPad is at the top of the technology field.
You can wipe out your iPad battery pretty quick if you use the device to game, play music or stream video content for long periods of time. By tweaking the brightness of your iPad screen, you can make the battery last longer. You do not always need a very bright screen to use your iPad.
The latest operating system for the iPad supports folders. Start by tapping and holding your finger on the app you desire. It will begin to jiggle. Then you can drag it onto another icon and release it. The folder that is created will be named with the category of the applications that are inside it. Pick any name you wish for this group.
You know your iPad has a tiny camera image in the bottom left of the screen, but you do not actually have to tap this to view the most recently taken video or picture. Simply swipe your finger to the right to see the most recent video or photo. To view previous photos you have taken, just keep swiping to the left.
Want a manual for your iPad? You’ll have to download it. Apple is not providing a manual with every product to encourage customers to download a manual rather than wasting paper.
Does your email notification drive you crazy? You can change this! First, go to your Settings and then General. Then select Sounds. Here, you can turn off your New Mail sound or adjust its level.
You can access your Google Calendar in the Calendar app on the iPad by choosing, “Mail,” “Contacts,” and “Calendars” under the Settings menu. Switch to Add An Account and then tap the Other button. Use the Add CalDAV icon to input your information for Google. Next, leave the settings area and hit your calendar application. All that you need should be right there.
Do you find it annoying to have to tap your bookmarks icon whenever you need to go to the websites you use the most? You can eliminate this annoyance by turning the bookmarks bar on permanently. This can be done in Settings, Safari, Always Show Bookmarks.
Muting the iPad is fast and easy. When the iPad first came out, you couldn’t quickly mute it. Now, you can mute the sound easily with very simple steps. To do a quick mute on your iPad now, press and hold down your volume-down button.
Turning on auto brightness can extend battery life. With auto brightness enabled your iPad automatically adjusts screen lighting depending on the lighting available in whatever room you’re in. This setting will extend the battery life of your iPad. Go to Settings, and then locate the “Brightness & Wallpaper” setting.
To help extend your iPad’s battery life turn down the screen’s brightness. This can help when you need to have as much battery life as possible. To turn down screen brightness, try double-tapping your Home icon and looking for the sun icon.
Listen to the music you bought on iTunes with the iPad. If you have an account on iTunes full of songs and don’t like the idea of spending the time it takes to re-download them, there is an easy way around it. Just use Home Sharing, enabled on the computer and the iPad. Next, visit the Music application on your device, hit More and then Shared. This makes it simple to enjoy your favorite songs!
You can control notifications. If you’re using many apps, you’ll be seeing many alerts. Just go to SETTINGS and then to NOTIFICATIONS to take control of this problem. You can determine which apps you want a notification for and which ones you aren’t worried as much about. Doing this enables you to filter alerts so that you know that any alerts you do get are important.
There are a myriad of options when it comes down to choosing the right computing device for your needs. The iPad is one such device which you must learn more about. This article can help you begin that journey.