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Technology Got You Down? Check Out These IPad Tips

It’s truly amazing how much technology has came about in the past few years. It went from computers so large they filled a whole room, to mobile phones that have Internet access. Technology gets better every day. Same with the iPad and the tips that follow will help you make the most of its capabilities.

When you browse the Internet with Safari, tap the top of your window to go back to the top of the page. Sometimes scrolling just takes too long. Tapping the window takes less time and speeds up productivity.

You probably already use your iPad for music, but have you used it for podcasts? These are short (or sometimes long) audio clips on a variety of topics. You might try listening to a podcast instead of music on your way to work. You are likely to find a subject that fascinates you.

Does reading on your iPad make your eyes tired? You can fix this by lowering the brightness of your screen when you read. You can go to Settings to lower the brightness, or you can simply go to the eBook app and use the brightness slider.

Keep track of how much you are spending on iPad apps. It’s very common for iPad users to run up large bills buying music and apps. Keep close tabs on this, or you will surely regret it!

Change your settings so that you can preview more than two lines of an email in your inbox. Open the settings app, then choose “mail” on the left side. Next, tap on the “preview” setting. Change this to “5 lines.” Now you’ll be able to see every email that you have in your inbox, which really speeds things up.

It’s not always convenient to use the keyboard on your iPad, and you do not have to! Sometimes you may find difficulty using the iPad keyboard. Hooking up a Bluetooth keyboard to your iPad is super easy. They will make typing much easier.

Are you dissatisfied with using Google as the search engine on the iPad? It can easily be replaced with another preferred engine! To do this, you’ll need to open up your Settings menu, tap Safari, and then Search Engine. Choose the search engine you want from the list of installed engines. The initial choices include Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

Do you want to turn off your Wi-Fi notifications? You can stop this annoyance for good. Go to Settings>Wi-Fi, and then choose the “Ask to Join” feature. Turn it off. Do not worry if you would still like to join a particular network. This will only eliminate the notifications that you will get.

If you want to quickly mute your iPad, just follow this simple step. Just press and hold the “volume down” key for two seconds. This is quicker than adjusting the volume repeatedly. To restore your volume, hold down the volume down button again.

If you do not want Google used as your default search engine you can change that. Just navigate to the Settings button, then you can switch it to Safari if you wish. This give you the option of choosing Bing or Yahoo as your search engine, if you prefer them to Google.

Do mystery hyperlinks on web pages annoy you when you use the iPad to browse the web? There is a simple thing you can do. On your computer, all you have to do is put your mouse on the word and the URL will appear. On your iPad, just tap and hold onto the word. Doing this will cause the URL to appear.

It’s time to experience all of those fascinating applications for yourself. Simply double click on the home button, and they’ll instantly appear in the lower portion of your screen. This trick alone will save you lots of time.

A soft reset is the perfect reboot for a frozen iPad. To start, hold down your home and power buttons at the same time for several seconds. This will restart your iPad. To force an app closed, hold down the home button around a few seconds.

To see every app that is current running, double click the home button. This will allow you to see all of the running apps that you have. This way, your remember the apps you have going, and you can shut down the ones you don’t need anymore.

FaceTime phone numbers and emails should be set up. FaceTime, by default, can include your iPad’s set up email, but you may add more. If you have other email accounts associated with FaceTime, change the information in the Settings.

There is more to the iTunes Store than music and apps! There is an interesting feature of the iTunes store called iTunes U. You can enjoy educational podcasts regarding professional and academic subjects.

Locate bookmarks easier. Leave it open all the time! To do this, go into your Safari settings and choose to always have the bookmarks bar on. This cuts down on the number of clicks you have to execute to visit your favorite sites.

If you find yourself watching lots of videos on your iPad, you may want to consider purchasing a longer power cord. This will allow you to watch videos on your iPad for a while when you have to move it around the house while you’re doing various things.

Don’t use the iPhone charger for the iPad if you don’t have enough time. The iPad charger is a 10 watt charger. The iPhone charger is a 5 watt charger. It will take much longer to fully charge your iPad if you use the iPhone’s charger. Use the charger that comes with your iPad for best results.

From those room-filling computers to tiny cell phones, and everything in between, we truly have a ton of choice when it comes to computing today. When choosing an iPad, you have to make the choice to learn all about how it works. This article is just the beginning of your education, but read on for more information.

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