iPads are deceptively simple in their use. All you need to do is add apps and start using it. Is that what you think? There is so much more to it that you need to learn, and this article should guide you through some simple tips and tricks to help you figure it all out.
When you use your tablet for listening to music, playing games, or streaming movies, your battery life will be significantly decreased. One way to extend the life of your battery charge is to adjust the screen brightness. You may find you can enjoy your tablet without using the brightest setting possible.
You can access a remote server using a VPN. If this is something that you need to do, just go to Settings, click Network, and then turn the VPN feature on. You will be able to put in a server address and then your user name. If you aren’t sure of your server address, contact the network administrator.
Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? You can go to your settings and disable this feature. Select Wi-Fi, and from there, you can turn off this feature.
When your password is entered 10 times, your tablet erases – is this a function you’d like to turn on? This will enable erasure of all data on your phone after 10 unsuccessful login attempts.
Many people find it difficult to type on tablets, but it gets easier with time. However, you can use speech dictation as an alternative. Push your Home button two times and just tap on the tiny microphone you see. Record yourself talking, tap the microphone button again and a transcription of your speech will appear.
Do you want to get rid of the chime when you receive a new email? Are you aware that you can turn it off? Find your Settings tab, then go to General. From this tab, choose Sounds. You can stop the sound for new mail or at least turn it down.
Want to put in the Google Calender on the tablet calendar app? Simply navigate to Mail, Contacts, and calendars. Then just Add An Account, choosing Other. You will see an icon that says Add CalDAV Account. Tap this to enter your Google information. Next, leave settings and open the calender. Everything you need should be right there!
Do you find it annoying to have to access the bookmarks icon via tapping to navigate to your saved websites? It is possible for your bookmark option to be permanent. Go to Settings, Safari, and then select Always Show Bookmarks Bar and turn it to On.
Taking screenshots on an tablet is a cinch. Just hold down the Home and Sleep buttons together. Click! The photo will be taken and visible in your Photos app.
You will find even more uses for your tablet as you learn more about this device. Use what you learned here to make your tablet experience even better. Understanding how to do things the right way can help your tablet be everything you want it to be.