You need to know how to work with your tablet to take full advantage of all that it can do. Knowing the tricks to making it extra user-friendly can be a huge time saver and make your experience even better. Keep reading to become an advanced tablet user.
You can get to all of your active apps easily on your tablet. Just push the Home button twice in succession to show an icon for each running app. Tap on any of these apps to access it. To get rid of this bar, swipe the screen in a downward direction.
If you wish to access servers remotely, you need a VPN connection. To make a VPN connection, go to Network and turn on the VPN feature. The tablet then will ask for your server address and user name. Speak with a member of the network administration team to assist if you cannot do this.
You can reset your tablet if you see that it is frozen. Press the power and the home buttons together for a few seconds. Your device will then restart. To force an app closed, hold down the home button around a few seconds.
Watch your currently running apps carefully. Most of the time, an application can remain open while you surf the Internet or attend to other business. You can easily see the running apps by double clicking the home button. The lower bar will display the currently active apps and some brief information. To make the bar disappear, swipe downward.
The email app will show you the first two lines of an email’s text unless you change this setting. If you would rather see more before you open it, there is an option. Go to ‘mail’ under ‘settings’. Under Mail select Contacts, then Calender to change the Preview mail options for more lines.
Using shortcuts can make sending messages easier. For example, tapping the space bar twice when typing a sentence will add a period and a space. This will eliminate the need to manually do it and give you more time to send more messages to your friends.
If you want to keep current pages open, just open new ones in a different tab. If you are in the Safari browser you can tap on it and then a menu will pops up. You can select the option to have another tab created with the new link content.
Use these tips to really get everything out of your tablet. Suddenly, a whole new world will be opened up to you. Take advantage of it.