So, you finally have the iPad you have had dreams about. Now what do you do with it? Are you aware of everything that you can do with it? You can learn about all of the things your iPad can do by reading through the tips to help you operate it that are listed below.
Before you purchase an app, you should check out any alternatives that are cheaper or even free. Many times popular apps have free light versions that are basically the exact same thing except; They include advertisements. If this doesn’t bother you, it could be a good way to save a few bucks.
A soft reset will allow you to resume using your iPad if the screen is frozen. Simply press down on the home button and the power button at the same time. You’ll see the screen go black and then a white apple will appear. If you want an application to shut down, hold your home button down for several seconds.
If you own an iPad, it is a good idea to make a backup. You can force iTunes to make a back up so that your data is properly saved. Go to iTunes and right-click on devices list and select backup. You can also use the same feature in iCloud to backup as well.
Even though your iPad does not come with a user manual, you can download one for free. Apple has a free PDF on their website containing the User Guide for the iPad. It also comes as an e-book you can read in iBooks, which is a free downloadable app available in the App Store.
If you fear someone might try to look at your device and read your data, it is possible to set a password so that all data will be deleted after a set number of incorrect attempts. Everything on your iPad will be deleted if there are 10 failed password attempts.
Use shortcuts to make sending messages a breeze. If you double tap the space bar, you’ll get a period followed by a space, for example. Thus, you will not have to do it manually, and you will be able to send a greater number of messages.
Back up your iPad often. Your iPad will soon be a major piece of your daily life, holding entertainment, notes, and even important documents. Make it a habit to do a back up of your iPad every night so that there is no chance that these documents will be lost forever. Remember, your iPad is still a piece of technology; it can break or brick without much warning.
Turn on Apple’s iCloud as soon as you get an iPad. iCloud acts as an important backup to your most critical documents, photos, music, and more. The beauty of it is that it just works. No need to manually force it to back your items up; it does it behind the scenes.
Now, maybe you have some of the answers to the questions you had about your iPad. With so many options and abilities that the iPad offers, it can be difficult to learn everything all at once. Use what you have learned here to begin unlocking the many things your iPad can do for you.