The iPad can’t function for you when you do not use it correctly. You need to familiarize yourself with the different tips and tricks that will help you use your iPad more efficiently. Read this article if you want to take your iPad use to the next level.
Using your iPad to watch films, play music and play games can significantly shorten the life of the battery. One way to make you battery last longer is to adjust your screen’s brightness. You will probably find that you do not need to use the brightest possible setting to enjoy your iPad.
You can easily see what apps are running on your iPad. Many different iPad applications can continue processing information in the background and do not disturb the user. Double-click the Home button if you want to find out what apps are currently running. A bar shows up near the bottom of the screen that will list currently active apps. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.
If you store confidential data on your iPad, use the settings app to enable data wiping after a number of failed password entries. Your phone will be wiped if there are 10 failed login attempts.
If you iPad is set to default you will be able to see a few sentences of your email before you read it. You may want to have more text available to preview. Choose “Mail” in Settings. First go to MAIL. Choose CONTACTS. Then go to CALENDARS. At this point, you can adjust preview mail options to get more lines.
To get a copy of the user’s manual, download one for free. Instead of including a manual with their products, Apple prefers that you download one.
It is important to know how to provide proper care for your iPad. It should never be left in a hot car or in direct sunlight. The battery will begin to degrade in extreme heat. Don’t let it get wet either. A cover is a wise investment for your iPad.
Does tapping the bookmark menu take too much time? It is possible to leave the bookmark bar up permanently. Just click on Settings, then Safari, then turn on Always Show the Bookmarks Bar.
If you’ve got kids and you’re worried about what they can watch on your iPad, change the block controls on your device. Go to settings and choose the setting that allows you to control mature content. You can restrict mature films, bad language, and inappropriate content.
You should activate the auto brightness features to improve the duration of your battery. Your iPad will adjust its brightness in function of the environment you are in. Doing so is the perfect way to have some control over your battery life. This setting can be located in the section labeled “Brightness & Wallpaper”.
If you want to learn more about your iPad, use the advice here. You will be amazed at what you can do. It is not just about having the “latest and the greatest.” It is about having a useful device that makes your life easier.