IPad 101: What You Need To Know About Them

Did you buy a new iPad? This wise decision can be a big help in your daily life. To get all you can out of using an iPad, there are various things you must learn first. The following tips will give you information about the iPad and allow you to choose the right model.

It’s simple to find out which apps are currently running on your iPad. To see what you have running, just double-click the Home button. The apps will show up on the bar at the bottom of the screen. You can easily switch to a running app, by just tapping on it in the bar. To make the bar disappear, simply swipe the screen downwards.

Be watchful of all the apps that are running on your iPad. A good number of iPad apps are able to run seemingly in the background at the same time that you are otherwise engaged. Double-click Home to see what’s currently running. The lower bar will display the currently active apps and some brief information. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.

There is a way that you can safeguard your phone with a password for protection. If they don’t get it right, the iPad is factory fresh again.

To get a copy of the user’s manual, download one for free. Apple doesn’t want to kill trees so they encourage the download option instead.

To add your Google Calendar to your iPad calendar app, select Mail, Contacts and Calendars. Hit Add An Account and hit Other. Tap on the CalDAV Account and then just enter the information for Google. Click the home button to exit the settings menu and enter your calendar application. Everything you needed should be visible.

Just open new pages within a new tab to maintain the previous one. If you are in the Safari browser you can tap on it and then a menu will pops up. In this menu, you’ll be able to get links opened in new tabs.

It is important to know how to provide proper care for your iPad. Keeping it away from the sun’s damaging rays is rule number one, and never leave it in a hot car. Your battery’s performance will be degraded by the heat. Also, your iPad should not be placed around liquids that can cause damage to it. You should buy a cover that is padded to provide further protection for the device.

Do you want to eliminate the battery charge level from your iPad screen? This is easy to toggle off. To start with, go to your Settings menu. Once there, go to General and locate Usage. You will then have access to the battery percentage display and have the option to turn it off.

Hate having to tap the Bookmarks icon whenever you are wanting to visit your go-to sites? Remedy this by having the bookmarks bar turned on permanently. Search out Safari within the Settings menu. Change the Always Show Bookmarks to On and you’re done.

You can change the settings on your child’s iPad to block mature content, so you will not have to worry about them having access to unsuitable sites. Go into the settings and limit the amount insure your gadgets of mature content that is viewable. It is possible to block pornography, “R” rated movies and pages with bad words on them.

If you’re constantly online, don’t overlook the iPad’s cloud function. This is great to store data without taking a lot of space on the hard drive of your iPad. Make sure to keep important information on your device and iCloud as well.

It is natural to hold the sides of the iPad when taking a photo. Doing this can cause the camera button to become difficult to reach and can hinder your ability to get the perfect shot. Try using the orientation lock. This feature will cause the button to remain within thumb’s reach. You can edit your image or videos after recording them.

The iPad is an innovative technological device that people can use for virtually any purpose. Take the time to familiarize yourself with the different features of your iPad to get the most out of it. Consider what you have learned here when setting up your iPad, and have fun with your new “toy”!

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