Nearly everyone loves the iPad. The size is perfect to bring anywhere. It can be used for work or for playing games. The features of the iPad are virtually endless. The following article can help you use the iPad to it’s full potential.

You can now use folders on the iOS iPad. To utilize this feature, tap the app you want to until it begins to shake, then drag it where you want to drop it. Instantly they will both merge into a folder named after their categories. If you would like to name the folder yourself, that can be done as well.

You can quickly get access to all the apps that are running on your iPad. If you double-click on the Home button, it will show you all running apps in a bar on the bottom of your screen. You can scroll through the applications or choose one of them. You should swipe the screen downwards in order to eliminate the bar.

When your iPad freezes, you can reboot your device with a soft reset. This is done by holding your power button and your home button down at the same time for a few seconds. You’ll see the screen go black and then a white apple will appear. To close an application, click the home button and hold it.

You can adjust the settings so you can see more than a couple of lines from the emails in your inbox. Go to Settings, Mail and find Preview. Change the preview feature to increase the lines you see. It will be easier to go through your emails if you can eliminate the unimportant ones right away.

The default setting on the iPad is to preview two lines of each new email before you select it. You might want to see more than that, though. To change this, you’ll need to open Settings, and then press on Mail. Then choose Contacts, go to Calender, then pick the Preview option to increase the number of lines.

Apple iPad manuals only come in electronic form. Apple believes in a paperless environment, and they prefer offering it digitally instead of in print.

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Do you want to eliminate the battery charge level from your iPad screen? You can easily turn it off if you like. Click on Settings. Select General and then Usage. Access the Usage menu and turn off the display for battery percentage.

Because iPads are expensive, it is a good idea to care for them properly. Screen protectors for the iPad are quite popular. It may seem like a flimsy piece of plastic, but it will do a good job of protecting your iPad’s screen. Use a cloth that is designed for cleaning screens whenever you wipe off your iPad. Don’t ever use products such as common window and household cleaners on the iPad’s screen.

Muting your iPad can come in handy when needed. The original iPads did not have a mute button. Prior to iOS 4.3 you had to use the lock switch to mute the sound or lock your iPad’s orientation. Holding down the volume button helps to mute your phone fast.

As a parent, you can adjust the parental controls for your kids in the settings area. Go to settings and choose the setting that allows you to control mature content. It is possible to block pornography, “R” rated movies and pages with bad words on them.

Switch on your auto brightness in order to add battery life. Using this option, your iPad can adjust its lighting to match the lighting where you are. This saves a great deal of battery life and extends the length of time you can use your iPad before needing to recharge its battery. Select this option in the Settings menu under Brightness and Wallpaper.

The iPad is capable of unimaginable things. There are apps for the entire family. If you have one, learn to take care of it, and learn all about its potential. You might be surprised what sort of things an iPad can do.