The iPad provides a myriad of functions that make it optimal for anyone to use. When you purchase your iPad, it can prove rather overwhelming learning how to use it. Use the easy tricks and tips in this article in order to better understand how wonderful the iPad can be!
The iPad’s default setting shows two lines of every email prior to it being opened. Sometimes, you may want to have a larger preview. You can select mail from your settings. Got to Mail and choose Contacts. After that choose Calendar and change the options for previewing mail.
Using shortcuts makes it simpler to send messages. You can add a full stop and a space by tapping on the space button twice. This means you do not have to do it yourself manually, and you have more free time to compose messages to those you know.
It is possible to change your search engine from Google. Go to the Settings menu, choose Safari and then choose Search Engine. You can then change the default search engine if you desire to do so.
You can now quickly mute your iPad. The original iPad did not have a simple mute button. With the release of iOS 4.3, you have the option of locking the iPad orientation or have the sound muted. Just hold the volume down button for a few seconds to mute.
To quickly copy and paste on an iPad, tap and hold down the desired text and then pick select. Next, choose copy and go into the field that you want the text. A menu comes up and you can press paste. When you want to copy an entire paragraph, just give it four good taps.
If you sync with iTunes, you can share documents with a desktop or laptop computer. It’s very easy to interact with iTunes now and share documents. This is actually the best way to access the PDFs stored on your iPad.
Your battery will last longer if you reduce the brightness of your screen. Try this option if you are concerned about your battery life while waiting for an urgent email or message. Double touch the Home button and find the sun icon to reduce the level of light on your screen.
Every setting doesn’t necessitate the same lighting, so be sure to change it up. The normally bright screen can be dimmed by tapping the Home button twice and swiping until you see the brightness setting. There, you can select options to match the brightness to the ambient light in your environment.
Accessing your iTunes library on your iPad is simple. If you currently have iTunes on another device, such as your phone or an iPod, you do not have to download iTunes a second time to hear the same songs on your iPad. Just enable the “Home Sharing” feature in your iTunes settings on your computer, in addition to your iPad. Next, enter the Music app on your iPad, select More and then Shared. Now you can start listening.
As you can see, there are a lot of excellent tips available to help you customize the iPad to your own needs. The best way to maximize the use you get out of your iPad is to learn about all the different features. Use all or some of these tips to find out what the iPad can offer you.