An iPad can do almost anything. You’ve found out some uses for it, but you need some advice to get you to be a more advanced user. Your iPad will soon replace your cell phone and your computer once you learn how to access social networks, play games and even manage your banking. Continue to read and learn more.
You can access a remote server using a VPN. The VPN feature on an iPad can be activated by entering the network section of the settings menu. As will all VPNs, you’ll need a username and address. If you don’t have the server address, contact the network administrator.
Do you get perturbed when your iPad wants you to go on the WiFi available? This prompt can be totally eliminated by checking your device settings. Just go to the tab for Wi-Fi, and there is an option to turn off the prompt. It is the final option on that page.
Is that app you just launched making too much noise? You are able to mute volume right away by simply pressing and holding the – volume button until sound is off. If you find you are in need of the mute function often, you can configure your iPad’s lock button to work as a full-time mute button.
If constant barrages of Wi-Fi notifications are making you crazy, make some adjustments in “settings.” Look for an option called Ask To Join that is referring to networks. Turn that setting off, and you will finally be rid of the constant notifications.
If you want to charge your iPad quickly, avoid using an iPhone charger. The iPad has a totally different wattage than the iPhone (10 watts compared to 5 watts). If you charge the iPad with an iPhone charger, it can take double the amount of time to charge. You would be better off using the one that came with the iPad.
A lot of people aren’t very good at typing on a tablet, even though it gets easier later. Alternately, you can use the speech dictation feature of iPad. Click the Home button two times and then touch the microphone. When you finish speaking, press that icon again and the words will show up as text.
It is good to understand the right way to take care of an iPad. It should never be left in a hot car or in direct sunlight. One problem that could result is a faulty or poorly working battery. Additionally, never mix liquids and iPads, or else you risk damage. It’s also a good idea to buy a cover that’s padded so your iPad is more protected.
You can change the default search engine if you are not fond of Google. To change it, you’ll need to open the Settings menu, tap on Safari, and then tap Search Engine. You have the choice of switching the search engine to something more user-friendly if you would like.
If you need to mute an iPad, try this simple trick. Hold the volume down button during a few seconds. This can be a quick way to avoid having to adjust your volume multiple times. Hold it one more time to revert the volume.
You can block mature content on an iPad that was purchased for use by your child. There is an option in the settings that lets you block this kind of content. You can block anything you want from here.
You should now have a better idea of the wide variety of possible uses for your iPad. As you educate yourself about the device, you will be amazed at all its functions. It will prove to be very useful and you won’t regret your purchase!