August 6, 2018
There is so much that you can do with an iPad that it can seem overwhelming. Perhaps you have basic knowledge but need greater knowledge to broaden your experience. You can handle your banking, play games, use social media, and pretty much combine everything you do online and offline onto your iPad. Continue reading!
The iPad’s iOS supports folders now. Tap an app and hold the icon until it jiggles. Then, drag the app onto a second app and let go. Doing so creates a folder containing both of these apps. You can then rename this folder if you like.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? This can be turned off in settings. Touch the tab for Wi-Fi, and you can turn off the prompt by changing the last option.
When the iPad freezes up, do a soft reboot. Press the power and the home buttons together for a few seconds. Doing this properly will restart the device. If you just want to force an app to close, hold down just the home button for a few seconds.
Keep an eye on the apps currently running on your device. The apps may be running while you are doing other things. If you would like to view the current apps that are running, double click the Home icon. The currently running apps will appear on a bar. This will be located at the bottom. Swipe down in order to eliminate the bar after you finish.
There is an easier way to open your favorite websites than tapping the bookmarks icon. You can easily do this by always showing the bookmarks bar. Start with Settings, then choose Safari. You will see an option for always showing your bookmarks bar. Enable it to the On position.
Need to quickly mute your iPad? Try this. All that you need to do is hold the lower volume button for about two seconds. Doing this is more efficient then pressing it multiple times. If you want the volume to revert back to the original level, just hold down the button again.
If your children regularly use your iPad and you don’t want them exposed to pornography and violence, enable the parental controls. Access the settings menu and limit any mature content that they can view. This setting will allow you to block anything labeled adult.
Do you hate not knowing exactly where hyperlinked words lead? This is easy to solve. Just touch the word and hold it. This will mimic the hovering action that you would do on a computer. This will show you the URL that the word links to.
If you often use the Internet, don’t forget the cloud functions your iPad offers. In this way, you can store information and save iPad hard drive space. Make sure that important documents are stored on both your iPad and the cloud function.
Get started with using your iPad, now that you understand it better. As you go, you will learn even more, and eventually rely on your iPad for daily tasks. It can come in handy in so many ways.…