Are you a big gamer? Do you go to school? Do you work hard? Trying to slim down? Are you going to have a baby? The iPad has apps for all of this and more! There is quite literally an application for everything you want, but the iPad does more. The article below has lots of important advice you need.

Using your iPad to watch films, play music and play games can significantly shorten the life of the battery. One successful method that makes your battery last longer is to lower the brightness of the screen. You are likely to discover that maximum brightness settings are unnecessary for effectively using your iPad.

You can get to all the running apps on your tablet. Double clicking on your Home button will bring up a bar along the bottom of the screen displaying all of your currently running apps. It is easy to switch to an app by tapping it on the bar. Just swipe downward on your screen to remove this bar.

Try a soft reset if your iPad is frozen. Just hold Home and Sleep at the same time for about a minute. Wait until your iPad begins to restart. If you need to close an app, press only the home button during a few seconds.

Did you accidentally launch a loud application? You can mute your volume quickly by pressing and holding on the volume down button until the sound is turned off. If you use mute often, you can set your lock orientation button as a muting alternative.

Choose Add

If you want to put your calendar on the iPad calendar you should click on the mail and then your contacts and then your calendar. Choose Add An Account, then Other. Choose Add CalDAV Account and enter your Google information. Then navigate out of settings and click on the calendar application. There you have it!

If you want to keep all your webpages open, use new tabs to do it. If you use Safari, tap the link and hold it until the menu option becomes visible. You can choose to see the link in a second tab this way.

You can quickly mute the iPad. Originally, the mute button was not on an iPad. As of iOS 4.3, there was a choice of having the lock switch lock the orientation of the iPad or mute the sound. Now, in order to quickly mute your iPad, simply press the volume-down button and hold it there.

Parental Settings

If you want to let your children use your iPad, you need to adjust the parental settings to block mature content. In the settings menu, you can easily limit access to mature content. With the iPad you can set parental settings to block and harmful content.

And now you are in possession of a solid foundation to use as a springboard to future enjoyment of your iPad. There are so many uses for your iPad, you will soon carry it with you all the time. You’ll realize how much your iPad helps you with your normal tasks, and how much the tips from this article improved your iPad experience.