Great Tips For A Successful IPad Experience

The iPad is a revolutionary product; even Oprah agrees! If you are new to using one, there is some research you should do to know all the tricks. Keep reading for some great shortcuts and other advice on using your iPad.

If you've got a frozen iPad, do a soft reset which will reboot the device. To do so, hold the power button and home button simultaneously for several seconds. This will cause your device to restart. If you want to kill a running process, hold the main button for around 5 seconds.

If you always prefer to read the owner's manual for any new gadget, you will need to download the manual for the iPad. Apple changed to a downloadable version to stay green.

You may be annoyed by the chiming whenever you get an email. You can get rid of this feature, if you find it annoying. To do so, go to Settings and General. Under the General tab, select Sounds. Turn off the chime or adjust the volume of it.

Shortcuts make sending messages much faster. If you double tap the space bar, you'll get a period followed by a space, for example. You don't have to do it manually this way.

By using tabs to open websites, it's easy to keep all the pages you need open. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. In this menu, you'll be able to get links opened in new tabs.

Since an iPad is a significant investment, it is wise to provide proper care for it. Lots of people buy iPad screen protectors. These thin, plastic sheets give your iPad's screen extra protection. Get a soft cloth and dampen it with water if you need to clean your screen. Don't use things like window cleaners when you're trying to wash your iPad off.

There is finally a way to silence your iPad very quickly. In its first incarnation, the iPad lacked a specific mute button. Starting with 4.3 the lock switch was able to be used as a mute button. On a current iPad, simply press the volume down button and hold it.

Do you hate it when you are surfing on your iPad and you cannot tell where a hyperlinked word will lead you? There is an easy way to solve this. Hovering isn't an option, but if you hold the word down your problem is solved. That will show you the URL from the hyperlink.

Start using the tips you just read. Apply what you have learned here to maximize your usage of your iPad. Make the most of your investment by learning as much as possible.


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