Do It All! Tips For Using Your IPad

You are sometimes stuck in tasks with your iPad, even though you want to use it even more. It does not have to become just another gaming machine. The iPad can do an incredible number of great things. Just read below to find out more.

It is easy to access your running apps on the iPad. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. Just click the app you wish to switch to, if you so desire. Swipe downward on the screen to make the bar disappear.

You can access remote servers through a VPN network. To activate your iPad’s VPN feature, head to settings and click on network tab. You’ll be prompted to enter a username, as well as a server address. If you lack the server address, ask a network administrator.

Keep an eye on the apps currently running on your device. The apps may be running while you are doing other things. You can easily see the running apps by double clicking the home button. The apps you have running are going to show up near the screen’s bottom. Swipe downwards to make the bar disappear when you’ve finished.

A lot of people find it hard to type on tablets, but it gets easier the more you do it. The iPad actually has a speech recognition function. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. When you are finished you just hit the microphone again and the text will appear on the screen.

If you use Google Calendar and want it included within the calendar app on your iPad, then go to your Mail option, followed by Contacts and finally Calendars. Choose Add An Account, then Other. Select the icon ‘Add CalDAV Account, and enter your Google information. Next, you exit the settings section in order to access the calendar app. This will get you the desired result that you are looking for.

It is very important that you know how to take care of your iPad. Make sure it’s never in direct sunlight, or in very hot conditions. The battery life can be cut short by exposure to heat. Don’t let it get wet either. Use a covering to prevent liquid from getting into your iPad.

Are you tired of tapping the bookmark icon over and over so you can visit your favorite sites? You can stop this by permanently enabling the bookmark bar. Go to your Settings, tap on Safari and turn on the bookmark bar.

Need to quickly mute your iPad? Try this. Just hold the – volume button for a few seconds. You can pull this off faster than trying to fumble with the volume button each time you want to mute. Press it down when you want the volume to go back to normal.

Now that you have taken time to learn some more about using an iPad, you may be able to do business more efficiently. It, quite literally, does just about everything! Continue learning and always stay abreast of developments. There are plenty of new apps you should explore now that you know more about your iPad.

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