The iPad is almost deceptively easy to use. You may think all you need to do is touch the screen, go to the app you want and get started. But, there are a lot of hidden features, tips and tricks that will help you use your iPad more efficiently.
You can wipe out your iPad battery pretty quick if you use the device to game, play music or stream video content for long periods of time. Adjusting the brightness is a great way to extend battery life. You’ll probably see that you’re not going to need the brightest setting to see your screen.
iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Start by putting your finger on the app. As it starts jiggling, you drag the app over another icon and then let go. When you do that, it creates a folder containing the two apps and labels them with an appropriate category. You can change the name to better describe the apps within.
You can get to all of your active apps easily on your iPad. Double-click on Home, and you’ll see your running apps at the bottom of the screen. If you want to bring up that app, just tap its icon on the bar. Make this bar disappear by making a downward swipe on your screen.
Wi-Fi notifications can quickly become irritating, so change them in the settings application. You’ll see the option about Joining Networks. Once set to no, you won’t be nagged again.
You don’t have to use the film roll icon to look at pictures. Instead, swipe right and your picture is there. After this, swipe left to see older content.
Avoid using an iPhone charger to charge your iPad. The two devices both operate at different wattages – the iPhone at 5 watts and the iPad at 10 watts. And their chargers follow suit. Charging with an iPhone charger will take far more time. Instead, use the charging cables that came with your iPad.
iPads can be incredibly easy to use. However, you will get much more out of your iPad if you learn more about it. This article is the perfect place to begin your iPad experience and get in gear to get new gear. Understanding how to do things the right way can help your iPad be everything you want it to be.