If you listen to daytime talk TV, then you know that Oprah has declared the iPad to be a great invention. If you have purchased an iPad, you want to make the most of this state-of-the-art device. There are a lot of hidden features and little known uses. Keep reading for some great shortcuts and other advice on using your iPad.
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. This will create a folder that holds both apps with a name that describes the category the apps fall under. If you don’t like the label, you can rename the folder.
Keep track of how much you are spending on iPad apps. When you have this device, it can be easy to pay a lot of money, just because it stores your payment details and you can easily click to buy. So it is critical to keep track of what you spend.
You don’t need to click the camera icon on your screen to view your photos. Using your finger, swipe toward the right side, and you should see your video or picture. Previous photos of yours will show to the left.
Shortcuts are a simple way to get out messages. For example, tapping the space bar twice when typing a sentence will add a period and a space. This will make your typing much more efficient, allowing you to get more done and text more quickly.
It is very important that you know how to take care of your iPad. You should avoid exposing your iPad to direct sunlight and to high temperatures. One problem that could result is a faulty or poorly working battery. Also, make sure that you do not put it any place where it will come in contact with liquids. You should buy a cover that is padded to provide further protection for the device.
It is easy to get a screenshot of a page displayed on the iPad. You just have to hit the sleep and home buttons together. The iPad will take your screenshot and store it where it stores all your photos.
If you want to quickly mute your iPad, just follow this simple step. All that you need to do is hold the lower volume button for about two seconds. This is a fast solution when you need the iPad to be silent for whatever reason. If you want the volume to revert back to the original level, just hold down the button again.
To copy and paste when using an iPad, tap, then hold down the text you are interested in. Then pick Select. Then push “copy” and move over into a different app. Push the screen and hold down for a second. An option to paste will then come up on your screen. For a whole paragraph, you will have to tap four times.
After reading this article, you are prepared to get going with your iPad. These tricks and advice help you to maximize your iPad. Be sure to obtain as much information as possible so that you get the most you can from this versatile device.