iPad Tips and Tricks

Here we put together some useful ipad tips and tricks for new iPad users. Most of them are iPad instructions for dummies. Some of these iOS features are hidden or burried, very difficult to be noticed. Thus skilled iPad iPhone users might also find some of them useful.

 iPad Tips and Tricks

How to turn iPad on?

Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top of the tablet for a few seconds until you see it start.

How to turn iPad off?

Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top of your iPad for a few seconds until the slider appears. Then swipe the slider to Off.

Mute the Sound on iPad Quickly

You can find a ‘mute’ option on iPad. The quick and easy way to mute the iPad sound, all you need to do is hold down the volume down button for 2 seconds.

iPad tips and tricks

Copy and Paste Text from One App to Another on iPad

Just tap and hold a word, then use your finger to drag to select more text, and then Copy it. Go to the other application, tap and hold in the input box, and then use Paste.  The easy way to select a whole paragraph is to tap it 4 times to highlight the entire paragraph, then use Copy. Easy!

Rearrange iPad Application Icons

Just tap and hold the icon, then move it around to a different spot on your iPad.

Turn on Shuffle or Repeat Music while Playing

If you’re already playing your music and realized you want repeat or shuffle turned on, you can just tap the album art on the Now Playing screen to make the icons appear.

Rip DVDs & convert videos for playback on iPad

How to convert your DVD movies/discs so that you can watch them on your iPad? If you have some videos with incompatible format, is there any way to convert the videos to iPad format? That’s easy with the right video converter, here we recommend this guide to convert DVD and videos to iPad.

Save Images while Browsing the Web

Browse to any web page on your iPad, tap and hold on an image, you’ll be prompted to save the image.

Delete Reading List on iPad

The Reading List feature for Safari is really convenient to save web pages in your browser for future reference or quick access the next time. Adding a link or web page to reading list is easy, it is a bit tricky to delete items from iPad reading list though.

Scroll to the Top of Any Page Fastly

If you’ve scrolled down a long page of content, it can be annoying to scroll all the way back up to the top.
To scroll back up to the top, all you need to do is tap the status bar at the top of the screen. You can refer to this guide to quickly scroll to top of a page in Safari for iPhone iPad.

Transfer Files to iPad

Normally you can save files or download documents from websites to your iPad. Sometimes we may need to transfer files from computer to our iPad through iTunes or other methods, such as email, Dropbox, Skype, etc.

Set up Email Accounts on iPad

Everyone has at least one email account for work or personal use. If you carry your iPad on the go, you can refer to this guide to set up email accounts on iPad mini or other iPad models, like iPad Air, iPad 4, so you can access your emails anywhere on the go.

There are a lot more iPad tips and tricks, if you find any iPad secret or useful instructions for dummies, share with us in the comment area below.

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