08 Dec

The New IPad Technology – Choosing What Is Right For You

iPads are full of technology. Learn all you can so you can take advantage of all it has to offer. Keep on reading to get more out of your iPad.

Stay aware of the amount of money you are paying for the iPad apps that you download. The convenience of buying apps makes it quite easy to spend a lot of money without realizing it. Therefore, it is important to monitor your spending.

Server Address

Remote servers need to be access using a VPN connection. You can use a VPC on your iPad by going to Settings, Network, and then turning on the VPN. The iPad then will ask for your server address and user name. If you are unsure of your server address, contact your network administrator.

Do you find the Wi-Fi notifications increasingly annoying? By going into your settings, you can choose to turn off this feature. Just go to the tab for Wi-Fi, and there is an option to turn off the prompt. It is the final option on that page.

Be watchful of all the apps that are running on your iPad. A lot of the apps on your tablet can keep running while you work on other things. Click the Home button twice to see which are open right now. The apps in use will appear on the bottom of the screen. Swipe in the down direction to hide the bar when you’ve finished.

When you get your iPad it is set to only show the first two lines of any given message in the preview mode. It might be desirable to view more before opening the email. Navigate to Settings and select Mail. From Mail, choose Contacts, then go to Calendar where you can change the options to preview mail.

Search Engine

It is possible to shift away from using Google as the search engine, from which the iPad defaults. Simply visit “settings” and select “Safari” and then “search engine.” Now you can choose Bing or Yahoo as your default search engine. You can always change it back the same way.

There is an easier way to open your favorite websites than tapping the bookmarks icon. Turn the Bookmarks Bar on instead! Enter the Settings menu, select Safari, and enable Always Show Bookmarks.

Make sure that you set up all of your numbers and emails on your iPad. You can add as many emails as you wish. Just add them in the Settings app.

Shutter Button

Taking pictures often means turning the iPad to the side. Doing this will make the shutter button move, and you will be unsteady when you take the photograph. Use the orientation lock on your iPad. This will keep the shutter button within easy reach of your thumb. You can edit your image or videos after recording them.

Music through iTunes is great option to install on your iPad. There is a simple way to access your iTunes account without having to reinvent the wheel on your new device. All you have to do is enable Home Sharing, which will sync up your iPad. Then, once in your Music app, click on More, then Shared. The next step is to enjoy your tunes!

Security is key to iPad safety. You never know when you might lose the iPad, and you might have sensitive information there you do not want anyone to see.

Lots of people get annoyed by the battery percentage icon. Fortunately, if you’re one of them, you can easily remove the indicator. Navigate to Settings, select General, and find Usage. This is where it is possible to turn it off. If, at a later time, you want to enable it again, follow the same procedure.

The iPad takes screenshots quite simply. Just press on Home and Sleep/Wake. You will then hear a click and see a small flash. That is how you know the picture was taken. These screenshots are automatically saved within the photo gallery.

For many people, reading books on an iPad causes their eyes to become strained and tired. Remedy this by adjusting the brightness level of the screen. You can find this under settings, which will allow you to make the screen lighter or darker.

Does the Google search on your iPad leave you dissatisfied? It’s easy to change to another search engine. Just choose the search engine you want from your Safari settings. You can now change your search engine. Various search engines, such as Bing and Yahoo are available.

Swiping doesn’t work in the Calendar app. Using the navigation bar, pick the date instead. The day is in blue, and you can notice it easily.

Is your iPad screen getting scratched? While the iPad can take quite a bit of damage, if you start to notice small scratches, then it may be time to put a protector on your device. Not only do these devices protect your iPad’s screen, they also protect your fingers.

It is important to protect your children’s safety when they use an iPad to surf the web. Go to settings, go under General and then go to Restrictions. Enable the restrictions and you should be good to go. This will ensure your child cannot view unacceptable content. All adult content in shows, videos and websites will be inaccessible.

Be sure to set up “Find My iPad” so that you can find the iPad if you misplace it. This feature will tell you just the specific location of your iPad, and you can even have the power of deleting sensitive personal information from another location. At a first glance, this may appear to be a bit of work, but it will come in handy if you ever misplace it.

An iPad is amazing with all it can do. For anyone who would like this device to be part of their life on a daily basis, it is wise to spend some time learning its true potential. By applying the information found above, you will have the necessary skills to have a wonderful iPad experience each and every day.