The Ins And Outs Of The IPad

TIP! If your iPad freezes, perform a soft reset to reboot your device. This is done by holding your power button and your home button down at the same time for a few seconds.

Pretty much everyone believes that iPads have improved their lives. You can have the best experience by learning the ins-and-outs of iPad. The article below has tips to help you do just that.

TIP! Make sure you check out your currently running apps. A good number of iPad apps are able to run seemingly in the background at the same time that you are otherwise engaged.

iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Start by tapping and holding your finger on the app you desire. It will begin to jiggle. Then you can drag it onto another icon and release it. Doing this creates a folder, categorizing both apps. If you don’t like the label, you can rename the folder.

Running Apps

TIP! Does your email notification drive you crazy? You can get rid of these alerts. Go to the Settings and select the General tab.

It easy to access the currently running apps on your iPad. Press the Home button twice and a bar with the running apps will appear. Tapping on an app in this bar will allow you to easily switch focus to that particular app. In order to get rid of the bar, swipe downwards on the screen.

TIP! If you want to sync your Google Calendar with the iPad’s native calendar app, open the settings menu and navigate to Mail > Contacts > Calendars. You can then go to Add An Account and then Other.

You should adjust your settings to preview more than a few lines of the emails you receive. Go to your settings, tap on mail and change the preview settings. Switch this to show more text; perhaps five lines. By doing this, you can see as much of an email as you want, which will speed up the process of viewing emails.

TIP! If you do not want Google used as your default search engine you can change that. Open the Settings menu, select Safari and then Search Engine.

It can be far simpler to transmit messages by familiarizing yourself with certain shortcuts. If you double tap the space bar, you’ll get a period followed by a space, for example. This will make your typing much more efficient, allowing you to get more done and text more quickly.

TIP! Taking screenshots on your iPad is quick and simple. Just hold down the Home and Sleep buttons together.

If you want to sync your Google and iPad calendars, go to Mail, Contact then Calendars. Select Add an Account and tap the Other one. Pick the CalDAV icon and enter your personal Google Calender information. Then, get out of the settings app and tap the calender app. There you have it!

TIP! Because iPads are expensive, it is a good idea to care for them properly. Screen protectors for the iPad are quite popular.

Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. In Safari, touch and hold the hyperlink until a menu pops up. You can choose to see the link in a second tab this way.

TIP! Make sure that you set up all of your numbers and emails on your iPad. Your iPad default sets your FaceTime to include your initial email address, but you can set it up for more.

Many people that have used an iPad know that it can be very useful and of high quality. In order to truly have an optimal experience using one, however, it pays to spend some time learning about everything it can do. Review the information here and your iPad’s potential will soon exceed your expectations.