iPads provide service to people of all types. By plugging up a keyboard it becomes a word processor. Attach a joystick for better gaming control. Download an app, and you have a video conference ready to go! Keep reading this article if you want to learn how to make your iPad work for you.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. To do this, press and hold on an app for a while, and it will start to jiggle. Then, drag the app over the top of a different icon and release. This will combine the applications that you have into a single folder. If you would like to name the folder yourself, that can be done as well.
It is easy to get to all the apps that are currently running on your iPad. Just double-click the Home button, and all the apps that are running will display at the bottom of the screen. You are able to switch to whatever app you want, by pressing it on the bar. When you’re done, swipe the screen downwards to hide the bar.
Don’t forget how many apps you are running at once. Many different iPad applications can continue processing information in the background and do not disturb the user. If you aren’t sure what you have left open, push the home button twice. This will show you the current apps at the bottom. Swipe downwards to remove the bar from sight when you’re finished.
Did you unintentionally open an application that makes a lot of noise? Muting your volume is as simple as pressing and holding the volume button down. If you use mute often, you can set the lock orientation key to act as your mute button.
You know your iPad has a tiny camera image in the bottom left of the screen, but you do not actually have to tap this to view the most recently taken video or picture. Instead, swipe right and your picture is there. For earlier pictures, just swipe left instead.
If you need to charge up in a hurry, do not use an iPhone charger on the iPad. Your iPad requires higher wattage to charge than an iPod does. If you charge with your iPhone charger, it will take a lot longer to get a full iPad battery. You should use the charger that came with the iPad.
The iPad doesn’t come with a paper manual so it will need to be downloaded if you want to read it. Most Apple products come with downloadable manuals.
Access your Google calendar easily by adding it to your contacts on the mail tab. You need to go to the area that allows you to add an additional account, then hit Other. Select the icon ‘Add CalDAV Account, and enter your Google information. Then, exit the settings application and select your calendar application. You should all be there.
Whether you would like to do your homework, talk to far-away friends or play games, the iPad gives you the option of doing all that and more. You’ll just need to learn a bit about what your iPad can do to fully get the most out of it. Enjoy these tips and your iPad.