Believe it or not, there is a lot that an iPad can do that many people do not know. Some look at it as the future of technology and others think of it as a plaything. If you are in either camp, you will soon find that it is both. Read the article below to find out how.
VPN networks allow for access to remote servers. You can connect to VPN connections using the iPad by navigating to Network, which is located under Settings, and turning on VPN. Then, you’ll need to put in a username and your server address. If you are not sure what the server address is, you should contact the person who administrate the VPN network.
Are you sick of your iPad asking you to become part of a Wi-Fi network? Then go to settings and eliminate the possibility. There is an option labeled Ask to Join Networks. Turn that off, and you won’t see invitations any more.
The factory setting for previewing an email shows you two lines before opening it. It can be helpful to see more of the content prior to opening. Just access your Setting and the select Mail. Go to Mail, Contacts, and Calendar to adjust Preview Mail Options to add more lines.
It is always best to read the manual of the products you buy, but the only way to get a manual for your iPad is to download it. Apple doesn’t include manuals with their products in order to maintain a minimalistic image.
You may be annoyed by the chiming whenever you get an email. You can get rid of these alerts. Just select your Settings button and then General after that. Select “Sounds” under this tab. Within that option, you can turn the sound off or adjust it to be less annoying and suit your needs better.
Using shortcuts makes it simpler to send messages. For instance, you can put a space or period in your sentences by tapping on the space bar two times. This means you do not have to do it yourself manually, and you have more free time to compose messages to those you know.
Click Settings, Mail, Contacts and Calendars to add Google Calendar to your iPad. Select Add An Account. When prompted for the type, choose Other. Hit your “Add CalDAV” icon and add in the relevant Google information. Then, back out of your settings app and single-tap your calendar app. There you have it!
If you need to mute the sound on an iPad, try this tip. Just press and hold the “volume down” key for two seconds. That works faster than continuing to adjust your volume. Repeat the process if you want to get back to the default setting.
If you have bought your child an iPad and are concerned that he or she may view mature content, simply block content of this sort by changing the settings. You can do so in the settings area. A quick button click will stop mature content from being viewed. It is possible to block pornography, “R” rated movies and pages with bad words on them.
If you want to copy and paste text to the iPad’s clipboard, tap and hold on the target text. Then you will choose copy and go to another application, then press and hold again. A menu will pop up and you should tap on paste. If you want to copy and paste a complete paragraph, tap four times.
You do not have to do this if you are in a different place, this is why you can do it this way. You can find the brightness setting by double clicking the Home button. Doing so lets you change the brightness for the ambiance.
It is always wise to secure your iPad. You never know when you might lose the iPad, and you might have sensitive information there you do not want anyone to see.
Are you dissatisfied with using Google as the search engine on the iPad? You are able to switch it with something else. Just choose the search engine you want from your Safari settings. Pick another search engine from that list. Various search engines, such as Bing and Yahoo are available.
There are two ways to show a PDF. Your options are to place your PDF in your iTunes account to synchronize with your iPad or to e mail your PDF to yourself using your iPad. Try out both methods to see which one is easier for you.
Even if you only use your iPad as a toy, you can get more out of it with these tips. There is so much to learn online. Just read all you can, and you’ll pick it up in no time.