Top Tips For Using A New IPad

Your iPad is your friend, but maybe you don’t know how to take advantage of that friendship just yet. You simply have to have proper information in order to achieve success. Keep reading to get knowledge of how to utilize your iPad during your daily life.

The newest iPad iOS has folders. Tap an app and hold the icon until it jiggles. Then, drag the app onto a second app and let go. You will then have a folder with both applications together, sporting the same of the application category. Also, you can rename the folder to increase your level of personalization.

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Remote servers can be accessed with VPN networks. If this is something that you need to do, just go to Settings, click Network, and then turn the VPN feature on. Then, you’ll need to put in a username and your server address. If you aren’t sure of your server address, contact the network administrator.

You can change your email settings to preview more of your email. Go to your settings, tap on mail and change the preview settings. Select the number of lines you’d like to see. This should help you decide if you really need to read the entire email or not.

If you iPad is set to default you will be able to see a few sentences of your email before you read it. In some cases, you may want to see more before you open it. To change this, head to iPad Settings and press on Mail. First go to MAIL. Choose CONTACTS. Then go to CALENDARS. At this point, you can adjust preview mail options to get more lines.

Open new webpages using a new tab to keep your current webpage open. If you are using Safari, you can access this feature by tapping on a link and holding your finger there for a couple seconds till a menu of options appears. Here, you can choose to open the link in a tab.

Switch on your auto brightness in order to add battery life. The iPad has a convenient feature to adjust the device’s brightness depending on the lighting conditions of the environment it is in. The prevents you from draining your battery unnecessarily during high light conditions. It can make a big difference in battery life between recharges. Go to Settings, and then locate the “Brightness & Wallpaper” setting.

The iPad comes already loaded with applications you may not find useful. But some of these apps cannot be removed. Drop them in a folder that is moved to a spot far away from your usual screen haunts. You can then focus on getting down to business.

Do you want your lock key to stop your tablet screen from turning, or to mute the sound? Be aware that if you have an early model iPad, you will not have this feature. If you are using iOS 4.3 or more, you have this option. You can also hold down the volume-down button to mute the device.

Your iPad is easily capable of taking a screenshot. Press down the Home button and then press the Sleep/Wake key. This will yield a flash, which will mean that you took a picture. That tells you the photo has been snapped. This can be found under your saved pictures.

You can’t do day-to-day swiping in the calendar app. Using the navigation bar, pick the date instead. You’ll notice that blue marks the current day.

Were you aware the the Google Maps application has Street View? Search until you see a red pin on the map. Tap the pin and choose the person icon to load the street view.

Now that you have read this, you should be more aware of how to use an iPad every day. It is an amazing little device that packs a lot of punch with an app for almost anything you could imagine. Keep in mind the tips you’ve read, and get started today taking advantage of the many opportunities.