TIP! Your battery won’t last long if you’re using the iPad a lot. Lowering the brightness of the screen can help keep your battery charge.

It’s truly amazing how much technology has came about in the past few years. When computers were first invented, they had to have separate rooms built to contain them. Now a simple cell phone has more power and capability than those behemoths. iPad technology is racing ahead, too, so read on to find out how to take advantage of it.

TIP! The latest operating system for the iPad supports folders. To utilize this feature, tap the app you want to until it begins to shake, then drag it where you want to drop it.

You can now create folders with your iPad to store valuable information. To create a folder, you will need to place and hold a finger on the app until it begins to jiggle. Once it is jiggling, drag your finger and app to another icon and release. Your iPad will then create a folder with both apps. The folder will show the name representing the category associated with those apps. This folder can be easily renamed.

TIP! You can get access to remote servers by using VPN networks. If you need to establish a VPN connection with your iPad, go to the network tab of your settings and activate the VPN feature.

There is a way that you can safeguard your phone with a password for protection. If someone can’t figure out the password after 10 tries, all the data on your phone will be erased.

TIP! Which apps are running? A good number of iPad apps are able to run seemingly in the background at the same time that you are otherwise engaged. Double-click Home to see what’s currently running.

Does the battery percentage indicator drive you crazy? If so, then it’s possible to turn this off, and it’s quite simple. Begin by entering the menu for your Settings. Find Usage under the General tab. Here, you can turn off the display for battery usage easily.

Search Engine

TIP! It is possible to easily change the default search engine from Google to your preferred search engine on your iPad. You can access this by selecting Safari from the settings menu and then hitting search engine.

You can change your search engine from the default Google to another you prefer. Go to the Settings menu, choose Safari and then choose Search Engine. You can then switch to Yahoo or Bing if you like them better than Google.

TIP! Hate having to tap the Bookmarks icon whenever you are wanting to visit your go-to sites? You can eliminate this annoyance by turning the bookmarks bar on permanently. Go to your Settings, tap on Safari and turn on the bookmark bar.

If you would like to take a screenshot while you are using your iPad, it is very easy to do. Just press the home and sleep buttons simultaneously. The iPad will take your screenshot and store it where it stores all your photos.

TIP! Would you like to locate your iPad if it is misplaced? Simply enter the Settings menu and access iCloud. Add your unique Apple ID and select “Find My iPad” at the screen’s bottom.

From those room-filling computers to tiny cell phones, and everything in between, we truly have a ton of choice when it comes to computing today. Choosing the iPad also means you need to continually update your own knowledge. You can learn some things from this article you might have never known before.

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