An iPad is known to be used for some many different things. Use a Bluetooth keyboard, and it becomes a netbook that is good for light productivity applications. Hook up a joystick and it is like a gaming console. The right app can help you perform video conferences. The information in this article will help you to make the most of your iPad.
You may need to reboot the iPad with a soft reset if it freezes. To start, hold down your home and power buttons at the same time for several seconds. Wait until your iPad begins to restart. If you want to kill a running process, hold the main button for around 5 seconds.
Did you accidentally start a noisy app? Press and hold the button used to turn down the volume, and the device will mute automatically. If you find you are in need of the mute function often, you can configure your iPad’s lock button to work as a full-time mute button.
Do you want to preview more of your email? Visit “settings” followed by “mail” and find the “preview” setting. Select “5 lines” for example. You will now see more lines of the email while in the inbox.
If you’re worried about people trying to access your data, you can fix your iPad to erase your data if there are a certain number of failed attempts. This erases everything stored on the iPad if the password is entered incorrectly ten times.
Typing on a tablet can be difficult at first but gets easier over time. Alternately, you can use the speech dictation feature of iPad. All you have to do is quickly double click the Home button and then select the image of a microphone. After you finish dictating, tap the microphone icon again, and you will see the text version of your dictation.
You can change the default search engine if you are not fond of Google. To change these settings, navigate your way to your Safari setting and choose search engine. This lets you change to Yahoo or Bing.
From homework to videoconferencing, the iPad does it all. You just have to know how to properly use the iPad so that you’re ready to use it when you get one. You can utilize the information you’ve learned to better enjoy your device.