Technology sure has come far in the past few years. You used to be able to fill up a whole room with a computer, but now computers are much portable but enormously powerful. The iPad is the greatest new gadget on the market, and the following tips will help you get better acquainted with this new device.
Folders are now supported by the iPad’s iOS. Put your finger on an app for several seconds and drag it into another. Instantly they will both merge into a folder named after their categories. You can rename the folder, too.
Do you get perturbed when your iPad wants you to go on the WiFi available? This prompt can be totally eliminated by checking your device settings. Select that tab that says “Wi-Fi” and choose the option that is last on the page. This will stop you from getting prompts.
Have you accidentally bumped an app that makes noise by accident? You can quickly mute the volume by pressing the volume-down button. If you use mute often, you can set your lock orientation button as a muting alternative.
Change your settings so that you can preview more than two lines of an email in your inbox. Go to settings – mail – preview to change it. You can change this from 2 lines to 5 lines. Now you can see more of each email in your inbox, speeding up the skimming process.
A lot of people aren’t very good at typing on a tablet, even though it gets easier later. If you have issues, use speech dictation instead. Simply push home twice and a small microphone will pop up. When you finish talking, press the icon button again and you will see your words appear as text.
The chime on the iPad that alerts you of new email can be very annoying. Were you aware that this feature can be disabled? Tap on “Settings”, and then select “General”. When you are in General, then go to Sounds. You may turn off the New Mail sound, or lower its volume.
If you want your Google Calendar feature on the iPad, go into “mail” then “contacts” then “calendars.” Select Add an Account, then tap Other. Then click “Add CalDAV” and use your Google log-in. Next, leave the settings area and hit your calendar application. This will get you the desired result that you are looking for.
Gone are the days of large cell phones and gigantic computers. These days, you can compute in a number of ways. When you purchase an iPad, you will need to continue learning everything it offers. This article is just the beginning of your iPad experience.