Written by Shareware Rating on May 21st, 2010 in Reviews.
Apple’s iPad, which resembles a ‘giant iPhone’, may sound the death knell for netbook computers. Want to do more with your iPad than just listen to music? Then check out these ten cool iPad tips more out of your iPad and power up your iPad today.
There are a lot of useful functions on your iPad and in the iTunes software that most users just don’t know about. Move beyond the main menus and much coolness awaits—as evidenced in these ten iPad tips. They’re easy enough that any user can do them!
1. Turn iPad On or Off
Don’t feel dumb if you can’t figure out how to turn the iPad on or off. There are many people who can’t. It doesn’t work like any other normal device with an on/off switch. In fact, you have to use the Sleep/Wake button to switch it. Here’s how.
To turn iPad on: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top of the unit for a few seconds until you see it start.
To turn iPad off: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top of the unit for a few seconds until the slider appears. You can then swipe the slider to Off.
Now it should be easy!
2. Save Images In Safari Browser
If you want to save images that appear in the iPad Safari web browser, you can. Just tap and hold your finger on the image you wish to save and the Save Photo option will appear. Tap it, and the image will be saved to your photo album where you can access it any time.
3. Save DVD and Video in iPad
Having problems with DVD movies, video clips, TV shows and music files not compatible with your iPad? Just take a look at this detailed tutorial, you are now able to convert and watch any media file on Apple iPad. Our solutions can help both Windows and Mac users. Check this guide: How to rip DVD and convert video to iPad?
4. Enable Caps Lock
Enable Caps Lock on the Apple iPad so you can type in all caps.
1) Tap Settings.
2) Tap General.
3) Tap Keyboard.
4) Slide Caps Lock on.
Now you can turn on Caps Lock any time by tapping Shift twice. To shut it off, just tap Shift once.
5. Delete Videos
Unless you are familiar with the gestures on the iPad, you’ll never figure out how to delete videos on the device. Here’s how.
1) From the Home screen, tap Videos.
2) Run your finger back and forth (left to right) across the video you wish to delete. That’s all there is to it! The video should disappear off the iPad.
6. Copy music and photos from my iPad to computer
Sometime we lost iTunes library or want to copy files from other iPad back to computer, because iTunes prevents user do that, you need special software to bypass iTunes. I’d recommend iPad Transfer to you, It is a life saver when
- Sending your iPad for repair.
- Backup song/video/photo to PC.
- Moving song/video/photo to iPod or a new iPad.
- Share your iPad song/video/photo with friends.
- Computer crashed.
7. Add Music to On-The-Go Playlist
How do you add songs to the On-The-Go Playlist on the iPad?
1) From the Home screen, tap Playlists.
2) Tap On-The-Go.
3)Browse the song list with the buttons at the bottom of the screen. Tap any song or video to add it to the playlist.
4) Tap Done when you are finished.
8. Put limewire free movie to iPad
Because iPad can play only MP4 and H.264 video. If your download limewire videos are not compatible with iPad, you can use this iPad Video Converter to convert them to MP4 video for iPad. (Don’t use iTunes to convert limewire video, because most limewire videos are muxed video, muxed video converted by iTunes will lost sound)
So if you want to put limewire movie to iPad, you can read this step by step guide: How to put limewire movie to iPad?
9. Connect to Wi-Fi Network
What good is an iPad that isn’t connected to a network? Use these steps to connect it to the Wi-Fi network in your home or local caffeine pusher.
1) Go to Wireless under Settings > Wi-Fi and turn it on.
2) Join a network by selecting Settings > Wi-Fi.
3) Select the network you would like to connect to.
4) Enter a password if it’s required.
5) Select Join.
You should be all connected now!
10. YouTube video to iPad
There must be some wonderful videos you’ve ever watched on YouTube and want to put them on your iPad. But iPad can play only MP4 video, and YouTube video is FLV, you have to download and convert YouTube video to MP4 video at first, then you can add it into your iTunes library and sync to your iPad. You can read this step by step guide: Youtube to iPad