Almost everyone will tell you that an iPad is a useful, fun and interesting piece of technology. If you want to use it for all its worth, you must learn about all it can do. Continue reading in order to gain lots of helpful information regarding boosting the usefulness of your iPad.
Pay attention to how much you spend on all those apps you buy. Because your credit card is on file with the iTunes store, it is not hard to go overboard buying apps and then get a nasty credit card statement shock. You should monitor the spending and limit the time to a strict deadline.
If you think there is a chance someone may be able to see your private data on your iPad, there is a way to create a password that deletes data after a certain amount of failed attempts. Doing so will completely wipe your phone after 10 attempts.
The iPad doesn’t come with a paper manual so it will need to be downloaded if you want to read it. It is the Apple policy to provide minimal paper and give you the choice of downloading a manual or not.
You may be annoyed by the chiming whenever you get an email. There is a way that you can eliminate this noise. Just select your Settings button and then General after that. Select “Sounds” under this tab. This will allow you to adjust or turn off any notifications.
You can make it much easier to send messages if you use shortcuts. You can add a full stop and a space by tapping on the space button twice. That removes the need for you to manually do this, and you have more time to message friends.
Make sure that you take care of your iPad at all times. First of all, keep your iPad out of direct sunlight and don’t leave it locked inside your hot car. The heat will kill your battery. You also want to guarantee that your iPad does not come in contact with moisture as this could cause it to short circuit. You would be smart if you purchased a cover that will provide some extra padding for your iPad.
Do you find it annoying to have to access the bookmarks icon via tapping to navigate to your saved websites? Remedy this by having the bookmarks bar turned on permanently. Access your Safari settings and turn on the option for always showing your bookmarks bar.
Now you can quickly mute your iPad. The original iPad did not have a mute button. With the iOS 4.3, you can now use the lock switch to mute the sound. Just tap and hold volume-down to quickly mute sound.
Those who have previously used the iPad already know hot great and time-saving this device is. To make the most of this piece of technology, make sure you are fully aware of what it can do for you. Try one or all of the suggestions, tips and tricks shared in the above article to up your user’s experience.