TIP! Soft reset your iPad if it freezes. Just hold the power and home button at the same time and for a few seconds to do this.

The iPad is almost deceptively easy to use. All you need to do is add apps and start using it. Is that what you think? However, there are many powerful features to be learned to use the device more fully and efficiently.

TIP! Did you accidentally start a noisy app? Mute your iPad in an emergency by holding down the volume button. If you find yourself needing to mute sound frequently, you may want to set up the orientation lock button to work as a muting control.

Does it annoy you whenever the iPad asks if you want to join any wifi network it has detected? Get rid of this by going into the settings menu. Select that tab that says “Wi-Fi” and choose the option that is last on the page. This will stop you from getting prompts.

TIP! If your iPad constantly asks you if you would like to join the Wi-Fi networks it detects, change this option. An option that asks you if you want to join networks exists and it can be changed.

If you don’t have a lot of time, avoid using your iPhone charger in order to charge your iPad. The iPad requires a larger wattage requirement than the iPhone. When you’re in a hurry, this will be a big deal. Use the charger that came with your iPad instead.

TIP! You can change your email settings to preview more of your email. Visit “settings” followed by “mail” and find the “preview” setting.

The chime on the iPad that alerts you of new email can be very annoying. You can shut off that feature. Go to the settings and tap on general. From this tab, choose Sounds. Choose to completely turn off the new mail chime or lower its volume.

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If you want to take a screenshot when using your tablet, it’s easy. Simply press both home and sleep together. This will capture the image and save it with your other photos.

Mature Content

TIP! Because iPads are expensive, it is a good idea to care for them properly. A lot of people get screen protectors.

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 to settings and choose the setting that allows you to control mature content. This setting will allow you to block anything labeled adult.

TIP! If you have bought your child an iPad and are concerned that he or she may view mature content, simply block content of this sort by changing the settings. This can be done through the settings on your iPad.

It’s time to experience all of those fascinating applications for yourself. Double click the home button and a bar of recently-used and running apps will appear on the screen. This little trick saves a ton of time, as you don’t have to scroll through screens to access something.

TIP! If you’re constantly online, don’t overlook the iPad’s cloud function. You can use it to store documents, photos and other information to save on space on your iPad.

If you are finding mastering your new iPad a bit challenging, join an online forum. There are a lot of great places you can go to so you can learn more about the iPad. Establish a presence and read old forum postings to gain lots of information and learn useful tips.

TIP! A lot of people know that their iPads have iTunes, but they do not know all that they can do with it. iTunes U is one of the best selections available.

iPads may be easy to use, but they also have many useful functions. This article should be the beginning of you learning all of you can to make your iPad experience better. The iPad can do almost anything you want, if you know how to use it.

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