How To Use An IPad: Tips And Advice

TIP! There is a way that you can check all the running applications that you have at a given time. Just push the Home button twice in succession to show an icon for each running app.

For anyone who has ever owned an iPad, it’s no surprise that this device is one of the most technological devices of the past several years. However, you can take fully take advantage of the potential if you study a bit. Keep reading, and gain great information on having an optimized experience with the iPad.

TIP! Make sure that you budget the amount that you spend on apps. Because your credit card is on file with the iTunes store, it is not hard to go overboard buying apps and then get a nasty credit card statement shock.

The newest iPad iOS has folders. Simply tap and hold the app. It will begin to make a wiggling motion, at which point you can drag and drop the icon onto another one. This will create a folder which holds the two apps. The name of the folder will represent the category of what the apps are. You can rename the folder, too.

Running Apps

TIP! Would you like to see more than 2 lines of text when previewing an email? Open the settings app, then choose “mail” on the left side. Next, tap on the “preview” setting.

You can easily access all running apps on an iPad. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. If you want to bring up that app, just tap its icon on the bar. Just swipe downward on your screen to remove this bar.

TIP! If you fear someone might try to look at your device and read your data, it is possible to set a password so that all data will be deleted after a set number of incorrect attempts. If someone can’t figure out the password after 10 tries, all the data on your phone will be erased.

Does it irritate you when you get an alert about your iPad detecting a wi-fi network? You can turn this feature off by going to your settings. Select “Wi-Fi” and then turn off the notification option if you want them to disappear.

TIP! Download the manual onto your iPad if you need it. Apple is not providing a manual with every product to encourage customers to download a manual rather than wasting paper.

Adjust the settings in order to see more than just two lines from emails prior to opening them. Go to settings and then to mail, locate the preview setting. You can change this from 2 lines to 5 lines. Now you can see more of each email in your inbox, speeding up the skimming process.

TIP! The alert every time you have an incoming email can be very annoying. It is possible to shut this sound off.

It is a pain when you get an email and your iPad chimes every time. You can turn this notification off. First, go to your Settings and then General. After selecting General, select Sounds. Find the New Mail sound and adjust it to your preference.

TIP! Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. While surfing using Safari, simply tap the link and hold it until a pop-up menu appears.

Open pages in new tabs. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. This menu will give you the option of opening the URL with a new tab.

TIP! Hate having to tap the Bookmarks icon whenever you are wanting to visit your go-to sites? Simply enable your bookmarks bar on a permanent basis to keep your favorite websites a click away. In Settings, open Safari and select the option to always show the bookmarks bar.

The first time you use an iPad can be an inspiring experience. When you want to learn more, do some research online. By using what you learned, you can take full advantage of all your iPad has to offer.