If you are able to use your iPad correctly, you will be able to do whatever you put your mind to. But, that is not to say that users should not spend sufficient time educating themselves about its uses. Keep reading into the following paragraphs, and you are going to be able to use your iPad effectively.
You get to choose whether the lock key silences your iPad or freezes your screen’s orientation. Be aware that if you have an early model iPad, you will not have this feature. If you have not yet upgraded, you should download the iOS 4.3 version as soon as possible. Holding down the “volume down” key allows you to mute the iPad as well.
Are sick of receiving notifications asking you to join Wi-Fi networks? This is easy to turn off. Access Settings > Wi-Fi and toggle off the feature for “Ask to Join” referring to networks. It is really not problem if you later decide to choose a network to join. You still can; you just won’t be bothered by constant notifications.
The factory settings give you a “Sent from iPad” signature on emails. This particular signature is nothing special, although most folks just leave it as is. Make it a personal message instead. From the “Mail” setting, select “Contacts” – “Calendar” – “Signature”, and then make the changes you want for a more personal touch.
There is a quick way to access your apps that are running. Just double-tap the home button, and you will see them on the bottom of the screen. This single trick is a great way to save time as opposed to needing to scroll through every screen.
Consider purchasing an external keyboard for your iPad. If you type lots of documents and emails, this is a good idea and can save you a lot of time. Usually, you can wirelessly connect this keyboard. Also, they tend to be simpler to use compared to the keyboard onscreen that the iPad comes with.
You should enable the Find My iPad feature in case it is ever lost. This will find the exact location of your iPad in case you ever lose it. Although this may seem silly, you will appreciate doing this step if your iPad is ever stolen.
People who use iPad agree unanimously that it is extremely powerful. The best way to maximize its potential is to gain a bit of knowledge about all of the various things the iPad has the capacity to do. You should now know how to do more on your iPad.