How To Get More Mileage Out Of Your IPad

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  1. 1. How To Get More Mileage Out Of Your IPadiPads are popular for many reasons. The iPad provides amazing fun, functionality, and ease of use.To make sure you get the most out of your iPad, you need to learn how all of the functions on thedevice work. This article has gobs of tips and advice to help you enjoy your iPad.When you use your iPad for listening to music, playing games, or streaming movies, your battery lifewill be significantly decreased. A simple way to get more play time out of each charge of the batteryis to use a low screen brightness setting. You may find you can enjoy your iPad without using thebrightest setting possible.Wi-Fi notifications can quickly become irritating, so change them in the settings application. Lookfor the option which gives you the choice of joining networks. Turn that off, and you won't seeinvitations any more.It is possible to expand the amount of preview text you get for emails. Go to Settings, Mail, andPreview. You can adjust this to 5 lines. Now it is possible to preview more content from eachmessage, making skimming quicker.Typing on iPads is something that requires getting used to. The iPad also has a button for speechdictation. Simply depress your home button two times, and hit the small microphone icon. Onceyou've finished with your message, tap the icon once more to have your words converted into text.An iPad is an expensive investment, so you need to take good care of it. Screen protectors are oftenused on iPads. A screen protector is a thin, plastic sheet that will help protect your screen. When it'stime to clean the screen on your iPad, take a water dampened soft cloth and wipe it off. Refrain fromusing any household or window cleaners when cleaning your iPad.It's now possible to quickly mute the iPad. There originally wasn't a mute button on the first iPad. Onthe iOS 4.3 you have the option of locking the iPad or muting the sound. Now, you can quickly muteyour iPad by holding the "down" half of the volume button.When you want to copy and then paste text, tap it and click Select. Then press copy, go to anotherapplication, then press and hold again. This will cause a menu to pop up, displaying Paste. Tap it. Inorder to copy and paste an entire paragraph, four taps will be necessary.
  2. 2. Double click on the home key to see all currently running apps. This opens up a menu that shows allrunning apps. To switch to one of those apps, just tap its icon. When you close those you're not usingdown, your battery will stay charged for longer.If you want your iPad battery life to last longer, turn down the illumination level of the screenbrightness. This can really help if you're expecting important messages while traveling. Decrease thebrightness by double tapping the Home icon.You can easily change your brightness settings. The bright screen may be reduced by tapping yourHome button two times and swiping it until you find the setting for brightness. This allows you to goin and manually change your brightness settings.Use your iPad to listen to any music you have in your iTunes library. If you aren't eager to downloadsongs from your existing iTunes account, there is another option. Simply select Home Sharing onboth the iPad and within iTunes. Then go to your music, click More, then Shared. Enjoy your music!You can use your iPad to take screenshots quickly and easily. Press down the Home button and thenpress the Sleep/Wake key. When the screenshot is taken, you will see a flash and hear a click. Thisindicates that it has taken a photo. Screen captures are saved to your photo reel, and are treatedjust like any other picture so you can export and email them.Are you aware you can use the Google Maps' Street View Feature? Complete a search on the mapand you will see a red pin appear. Click the pin and then the person and you'll be in Street View.Sales from iPads have really increased recently due to the myriad of features offered. Make sure youare really making good use of your iPad by applying the tips here. Have fun using your iPad andgood luck.