The iPad is an amazing gadget. You can sing, make videos, draw, take pictures, and many other things. However, without the right know-how, you will miss out on many of this devices features. Keep reading to get tips for iPad owners that want to get the most out of it.
Monitor your iPad app spending. iTunes makes it simple to just click and buy once you have entered your credit card or gift card information. So it is very important to keep track of what you spend.
If you are worried about anyone trying to get into your phone and seeing all of your private information, you can set your password to erase all data after so many failed attempts. Your phone will be wiped if there are 10 failed login attempts.
A lot of people aren’t very good at typing on a tablet, even though it gets easier later. The iPad does offer a dictation feature, however. Click the Home button two times and then touch the microphone. Once done talking, press it again and you’ll see what you said.
Shortcuts will help you send messages quickly. Try pushing the space bar two times when you are writing something. A period and then a space will be added in. You can save time by doing these things automatically instead of manually, so that you can easily send messages to more of your friends.
You can change the default search engine to something besides Google if you wish. Go to the Settings menu, choose Safari and then choose Search Engine. If you’d rather use Yahoo or Bing, this is where you’d make those changes.
Is clicking the Bookmarks button driving you nuts? Simply enable your bookmarks bar on a permanent basis to keep your favorite websites a click away. Start with Settings, then choose Safari. You will see an option for always showing your bookmarks bar. Enable it to the On position.
Go into FaceTime and manage your numbers and email addresses. It defaults to the email you used when you set up the iPad. If you need FaceTime to recognize additional numbers or addresses, it is possible to use the “settings” area to accomplish that.
If you are on the Internet constantly you can use the cloud storage for your iPad. This is terrific for storing information without using hard drive space on your iPad. Make sure to keep important information on your device and iCloud as well.
Turning on auto brightness can extend battery life. The current level of light in any room can be sensed by iPads, and they can adjust based on this. This will help preserve the battery, which means you can use your iPad longer without having to plug it in. This setting can be located in the section labeled “Brightness & Wallpaper”.
You iPad can be a great tool, especially if you use the advice you have read here. Remember the tips here and make sure you share them with others who own iPads. When you are more informed, you will have the ability to help others and feel good about it.