So, it’s time to jump into the tablet age of technology and purchase an iPad. This is a decision that really needs to be thought over, and it can really be a help to your business or personal life. There are some important things you need to know to use your iPad to the fullest extent. In this article, you’ll find information that will be helpful before and after your purchase.
If your iPad holds sensitive data, a feature can be enabled that lets you erase all of that data on your device. This is only triggered if a person incorrectly inputs the password 10 times. To set this up, go to Settings. Look under General for Passcode Lock. Then, go to Erase Data.
A VPN lets you get access to remote servers. If you have a need to connect your iPad through a VPN connection, you need to enable the VPN feature available through Settings and Network. After configuration, it will request your screen-name and the address for the server. If you don’t have the server address, contact the network administrator.
Be sure that you only use official iPad accessories with your iPad. Accessories made by other companies have been shown to slow the device and even cause permanent damage at times. Even though the Apple accessories are more expensive than other options they are cheaper than having to replace your iPad altogether.
Turn off your Wi-Fi when not in use. Your iPad will constantly search for Wi-Fi signals even when you don’t want it to. That is, if your Wi-Fi is turned on. When you are out and about and don’t need Wi-Fi, simply turn it off. It will extend your battery.
Do you want to prevent your iPad from automatically syncing when you hook it up to your computer? That is easy to accomplish. Make sure you are in iTunes, then hold down the Shift-Control or Command-Option buttons when you plug the iPad in. If you forget to do that step, then just swipe, the unlock during the sync, and it will stop.
Auto correct is a wonderful feature on the iPad for those of use that are spelling challenge. Your auto correct feature is automatically enabled. To use it, simply hit enter as soon as you see the spelling correction pop up on your screen. This is an easy way to reduce your editing time and keep yourself from having to look up every word you spell.
Would you like the ability to locate your iPad should it go missing? Visit Settings and then iCloud. There, place in your ID. Look then to the bottom area of the page to turn on “Find My iPad.” With this on, if you do lose the ipad, you can go to iCloud.com to find where it is located.
You can use your iPad for your leisure time or to work more efficiently. Getting everything you can from your iPad is easy so long as you learn a bit. Use the tips here when you are making decisions about your iPad and make sure that you enjoy it.