Great Tricks On How To Use Your Ipad

Great Tricks On How To Use Your Ipad

Many people are often afraid of using a tablet because they feel unprepared. The Apple iPad is an incredibly simple device for any user, but it can still seem intimidating. If you are considering purchasing one, or if you recently did so, then check out these great tips about the device.

When you are looking into purchasing an iPad you need to consider a few things to get the best price possible. If you want to use the iPad outside of your home or office, then you will want to purchase the more expensive version that includes 3g as well as WIFI.

Before you purchase an app, you should check out any alternatives that are cheaper or even free. Many times popular apps have free light versions that are basically the exact same thing except; They include advertisements. If this doesn’t bother you, it could be a good way to save a few bucks.

You can scroll back to the top of a long page in your browser without repeatedly dragging your finger across the screen. There is a much more efficient method. All you have to do is tap a finger on the title bar one time. You will zoom right back to the top of the page.

You can take screenshots of what you are doing on your iPad. Press the home button and then the sleep/wake one. A screenshot will be taken instantly and saved into your photo gallery. You can then email these screenshots to your friends to show them the different features of you iPad.

A great feature of the iPad is the zoom features. You can easily zoom in and out of any website by pinching with two fingers on the screen. This will help you select tiny links or features when they are larger. You can also double-tap on any image or text to enable auto-zoom.

Because iPads are not cheap, it makes sense to care for yours well. Install a screen protector. This is a simple plastic cover that offers protection to the screen. When cleaning your iPad’s screen, use soft cloths that are just barely damp. Never clean your iPad with a glass cleaner or all purpose cleaner.

Do you want to make sure everything you bookmark on your computer is also bookmarked in Safari on your iPad? This is easy to do using iTunes. On the Info tab, you go to the Other option and select the option to sync your bookmarks with Safari or your other preferred browser.

Would you like your iPad to display a slideshow of all your pictures when it is not in use? This is easy to do. After you lock the screen, you will see a picture icon appear in the bottom right corner. Simply touch this icon, and the iPad will start the slideshow.

Auto brightness really helps extend battery life. The iPad will automatically adjust its brightness depending on the room that you are in. This technique is perfect for retaining battery capacity and keeping your device alive hours after it has been removed from the charger. You can turn auto brightness on and off by accessing your iPad’s settings area.

Never waste time wandering aimlessly through your library of music looking for the one tune you hope to hear. Use the Spotlight search feature. Just flick to the right on your Home screen to get to Searchlight. Alternatively, you can press the Home button. This feature is also helpful in launching apps and can help you find contacts too.

Want to see all your running apps? All you have to do is tap the Home button twice. This bar shows all running apps and they can be accessed by pressing the icon in that bar. This will help you remember what you are running so you can close any you aren’t using anymore.

Get notifications well in hand. If you have various apps, you may always get alerted with various popups. These can be controlled by visiting “settings” and then “notifications.” Doing so lets you remove the less useful notifications from your home screen. Once you do this, only the most important apps will give notifications.

By understanding exactly what your Apple iPad can do, you will feel more prepared to make the right decision about it. There are countless features and apps to this interesting device. So hopefully this article pointed out a few of the interesting and hidden abilities of this user-friendly tablet.

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