The use of an iPad is deceptively simple. Both the hardware and software are intuitively designed to get you up and running quickly. But, there is lots more to know, and the piece that follows ought to give you some useful tips for understanding the entire process.

You can now use folders on the iOS iPad. To use, hold down your finger on the app you want until it moves, drag that app atop another icon, and finally, let it go. As a result of this, you will be prompted to create a folder to store and categorize both apps. You can rename the folder whatever you want.

Buying apps can be like buying drugs, so budget accordingly. iTunes makes it simple to just click and buy once you have entered your credit card or gift card information. Be aware of what you are doing when buying apps. Keep track.

Did you accidentally start a noisy app? To quickly mute the iPad’s volume, just hold down the volume button. Alternately, you could configure the button labeled LOCK ORIENTATION to use instead of the mute button.

If you want to review a photo or video you just shot, you do not have to select the camera icon on the bottom left of the screen. Instead, you can use one finger to swipe to the right, and voila, there is your picture or video. Previous photos can be seen by swiping left.

If you do not have much time, do not use your iPhone’s charger to charge your iPad. Your iPad doesn’t have the same wattage as your iPhone which is 10 watts as opposed to 5 watts on the phone. It will take much longer to fully charge your iPad if you use the iPhone’s charger. Stick with the charger sent with the iPad.

If you have concerns about people accessing the private info on your iPad you can select settings that will delete all of your data after several failed password attempts. This will help to delete all data after a certain amount of attempts.

A lot of people find it hard to type on tablets, but it gets easier the more you do it. However, you can use speech dictation as an alternative. Just press home button two times and tap the little microphone you see. Once you finish, hit that microphone once more and you will see in text what you have spoken aloud.

The default setting on the iPad is to preview two lines of each new email before you select it. This way you can screen your emails. Navigate to Settings and select Mail. Open the mail tab in the settings app, then navigate to Contacts > Calendar. Once there, choose the number of lines to preview using the “preview mail” option.

The iPad is easy, but you can really use it when you know what it can do. By using this piece, you have the power to maximize your iPad beyond your wildest dreams. You can use your iPad for a lot of different tasks if you are familiar with all its features.