iPad’s are amazing devices. What makes the iPad so great is its amazing technology. This can, however, also make operating the iPad somewhat intimidating for new users who are not techno-geeks. Don’t worry, learning to use an iPad is not that hard. This article contains some iPad usage tips to help get you on your way.
Before you purchase an iPad, you should take the time to make a list of the features you need and decide what kind of storage size you want. There are different models of iPads available, and there is no point in spending money on features you are never going to use.
The user reviews are generally incredibly accurate in representations of the quality of the application. Of course, you need to make sure that there are more than just one or two reviews, but if there are, and if the app has four or five stars, you should be good to go.
If at all possible, use Wi-Fi to connect your iPad to the Internet instead of 3G. Using 3G continuously, you can expect to get around 9 hours of battery life. With Wi-Fi, you can enjoy your iPad for even longer before it needs a charge. If you don’t need to connect to the Internet, disable both.
If you do not yet own an iPad, consider buying a refurbished iPad from Apple’s online store. Buying a refurbished iPad can save you a lot of money. What’s more, most of the refurbished iPads that Apple sell come with generous warranties and it can be difficult to tell that they are not brand new.
You can stop annoying Wi-Fi joining messages on your iPad. If you’re tired of getting asked to join various Wi-Fi networks constantly, this can be taken care of under Settings and Wi-Fi. Switch off Ask to Join Networks. You may still join any network that you’ve already got from this screen; you just will not be harassed constantly.
Your iPad will not charge through a USB port unless you have a high power port. High power ports are usually found in the back of a desktop computer, and most laptops do not have one. This also means that USB docks will not charge your iPad unless you own a powered dock.
Put a screen protector on your iPad. It does not interfere with the visibility of the display. The screen protector protects your iPad from oils and dirt from your fingers. It is a great way to prevent your screen from permanent scratches. If the protector is scratched, it can be easily replaced.
If you are preparing to sync your iPad with your computer for the first time, choose wisely. If you indicate that you want to sync ALL of your pictures, videos, and music, be prepared. Depending on how much you have, it could take a long time to fully transfer everything over. Instead, use your discretion and only sync those items which you know you will need on the iPad.
As was stated in the opening paragraph of this article, iPads really are amazing devices. The technological advances that make the iPad so great, however, can make learning how to use the device just a tad bit challenging. Luckily, by studying this article carefully, you should be able to learn how to operate your iPad to its full potential. Good luck!