Top 10 iPad Tips

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  • 1.1) Screenshot To take a screenshot simply press the Home button and the Power button simultaneously. The image will be stored in your Photos folder

2. 2) Arranging Apps To arrange the Apps on your home screen press and hold one of theApps until they all start shaking. You can then drag the Apps aroundthe screen into whichever order you like To put an App onto another page, whilst shaking, drag it over to theedge of the screen and hold it there for 1-2 seconds. This may alsocreate a new page To create folders in which to group similar Apps drag one App on top ofanother. You will then be given the opportunity to name the folder.To remove an App, open the folder and simply drag the App out ofthe folder 3. 3) Passcode To give your iPad passcode protection go to Settings > General > Passcode Lock > Turn Passcode On If you have very sensitive data on your iPad you can enable a feature that will erase all the data on the device if the passcode is input incorrectly 10 times in a row. Go to Settings > General > Passcode Lock > Erase Data 4. 4) Screen Orientation Lock To lock the orientation of your iPad screen rst hold the iPad in the direction you want it (portrait or landscape), then double click the Home button. You will see a row of Apps appear at the bottom of the screen. Swipe this to the right, so that you are on the left-hand side of the row. The leftmost button should look like a circular arrow press this to toggle screen orientation lock on and off 5. 5) Saving Web Images To save images from a website simply hold your nger on the image, you will then be prompted to save it. Once saved it will be stored in your Photos folder 6. 6) Quick Scroll to Top of Page If you have scrolled down a long page of content on the web and want to get back to the top just tap the title bar at the top of the screen 7. 7) Copy & Paste Tap and hold your nger on some text, then use your nger to drag the highlighted section to select the text you wish to copy. Press Copy. Navigate to, and select, the eld in which you would like to paste the text, tap the eld again and press Paste 8. 8) File Storage Need somewhere on your iPad to save les such as PDFs, Word documents, JPEGs, PowerPoints, Keynotes etc? Download an App called Dropbox and follow the on-screen instructions. Downloading Dropbox to both your iPad and desktop computer will provide you with the easiest method of transferring documents between the two 9. 9) Type Faster At the end of a sentence double tap the space bar it will insert a full stop and a space 10. 10) Use Apps! The best feature about the iPad is undoubtedly the Apps. There is anApp for almost anything you can think of...spirit levels, voicerecorders, QR barcode scanners and news to name but a few. Appsare created to simplify everyday tasks, so instead of using Safari tobrowse the internet why not see if there is a dedicated App which canmake your life easier 11. [email protected]