Now that you have a better understanding of what to do in order to use your iPad more often, you should get started. The more you learn about the iPad, the more that you’ll realize that the possibilities of an iPad are endless. You will surely be happy to have this handy little gem. If you keep personal data in your tablet, it is critical you back it up for if you lose the tablet or someone steals it. Also, make sure your iPad is set to erase all the information in case anyone tries to get into it. Go to Settings, General and then turn on Password Lock so that the data on your iPad will be wiped if someone tries to break into it.

It’s not always convenient to use the keyboard on your iPad, and you do not have to! Typing on a tiny keyboard that is projected on a screen can be quite challenging. Any Bluetooth keyboard can be connected wirelessly with no problem. This will allow you to type just like you’re using a laptop. It is not necessary to go through a long drawn out process to send pictures. It’s no longer necessary to send an email and add an attachment to it with your picture. Click on Photos, then find the photo you wish to send, and then click on the Email icon to send it through. It is quite simple to share podcasts you enjoy with your family and friends. You can even do it while you are still listening to the podcast. While listening to the podcast, just click on Email. You will be presented with the opportunity to select your recipients and you can send it right then. Do you sometimes want to save a web image to your iPad? There is a very easy way to accomplish this. Simply tap on it and hold down on the image. The iPad will ask you if you want to save it. You iPad will save the image, allowing you to access it whenever needed.

Protect your children if they use your iPad to access the Internet. Go to your Settings menu, open up General, then Restrictions. Enable the restrictions and you should be good to go. This option restricts your children from viewing inappropriate content. All adult programs, websites and videos are now blocked.

Shortcuts are a great feature to install to save time and reduce stress. You can add a full stop and a space by tapping on the space button twice. Doing this means you no longer need to do it manually every time. You can attach an external keyboard to your device if you do not like the default keyboard. It will save you a lot of time if you plan on typing frequently on your iPad. External keyboards usually connect wirelessly with Bluetooth, and make typing much faster than the software keyboard the iPad typically uses.

There is an interesting way that you can turn off the sound on your device. Hold the volume-down key for a couple of seconds. This can be a quick way to avoid having to adjust your volume multiple times. Hold it down again when you are ready to return the volume to its original level.

It can be far simpler to transmit messages by familiarizing yourself with certain shortcuts. For example, tapping the space bar twice when typing a sentence will add a period and a space. That removes the need for you to manually do this, and you have more time to message friends.

Get a good screen protector. This is a thin, clear sheet of plastic that goes on top of your screen. You can keep your iPad screen safe from tiny scratches and fingerprints, among other risks. Your iPad will have a much longer life this way. Don’t sent people pictures in the way that is outdated. You don’t have to attach them to an email manually! Simply navigate to your photos, find the one you are trying to share and tap on the arrow you see in the upper right. From there, choose ‘email’ to send the photo quickly and easily.

Do you hate not knowing exactly where hyperlinked words lead? You can easily solve this. True, you can’t hover like on a regular computer, but you can touch and hold on the word. This will reveal the URL of the linked word.

Are you annoyed by the need to scroll when using an iPad to browse online? Save yourself a bit of time by clicking the UI bar located on the upper part of the browser window. This causes Safari to scroll to the beginning of the page right away. This also works with your other apps as well.

Viewing PDF files are hard anywhere you look, but it’s actually pretty easy to access them using your iPad and its various applications. The iPad can not only view these PDF’s, you can also transfer documents between your home PC and your iPad. This is a useful tool for business people, students and anyone else on the go.

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