Your iPad is a great tool, but you might not know how to fully take advantage of it just yet. Having adequate knowledge on your iPad can help you utilize it to its full capacity. Keep on reading to get better use out of your iPad.
When you use the iPad to stream a lot of media content, such as watching movies or listening to music, you will notice that the battery does not last as long. You can help your battery charge last longer by adjusting the brightness of the screen. It is unlikely that you will prefer the brightest setting and the improvement will be worth it.
It is easy to access your running apps on the iPad. Double-click on Home, and you’ll see your running apps at the bottom of the screen. You can scroll through the applications or choose one of them. To get rid of this bar, swipe the screen in a downward direction.
Watch your currently running apps carefully. Most of the time, an application can remain open while you surf the Internet or attend to other business. Click the Home button twice to see which are open right now. Everything that is open will be displayed in a bar located underneath all of your other information. Swipe downwards to make the bar disappear when you’ve finished.
People often make mistakes when typing on tablets, which leads to interesting typos in the resulting messages. Alternately, you can use the speech dictation feature of iPad. All you have to do is quickly double click the Home button and then select the image of a microphone. After you’re through dictating, you can hit the icon once again and text will start appearing.
With the default setting you can see the first two lines of any emails before you open them. It can help to see more content before opening it. In mail under settings, you can make this alteration. Open the mail tab in the settings app, then navigate to Contacts > Calendar. Once there, choose the number of lines to preview using the “preview mail” option.
Shortcuts are a simple way to get out messages. Try pushing the space bar two times when you are writing something. A period and then a space will be added in. Therefore, you don’t have to manually do this yourself, which will help you save time.
You should know what kind of care an iPad needs. Make sure it’s never in direct sunlight, or in very hot conditions. The heat will hurt your battery life. Also, never put the iPad in a place in which liquids may damage it. A cover is key to longevity, too.
Does the battery charge icon distract you on your iPad screen? It’s simple to turn it off. Begin by going to your iPad’s Settings. Under the General section, you will find Usage. Here, you can turn off the display for battery usage easily.
After you read this you know how to effectively use your iPad. It is an amazing little device that packs a lot of punch with an app for almost anything you could imagine. Keep in mind the tips you’ve read, and get started today taking advantage of the many opportunities.