Without doubt, the iPad is revolutionary in the field of personal technology, useful for almost anything. But, if you really want to get the most from your iPad, you will need some solid information and insider tricks. Use the following advice to become an iPad expert.

You can access all of your running apps on your iPad. Just push the Home button twice in succession to show an icon for each running app. You can scroll through the applications or choose one of them. Just swipe downward on your screen to remove this bar.

When accessing a remote server, your iPad uses a VPN network. If this is something that you need to do, just go to Settings, click Network, and then turn the VPN feature on. Before establishing a VPN connection, you will need to provide credentials such as a username or server address. Get in touch with the network administrator if you do not know the server address.

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. Switch to Add An Account and then tap the Other button. Choose Add CalDAV Account and enter your Google information. Next, you exit the settings section in order to access the calendar app. You should have everything you need now.

If you would rather not have Google as a default search engine, that can be changed. You can access this by selecting Safari from the settings menu and then hitting search engine. You can use alternatives like Bing or Yahoo instead of Google.

If you find yourself in a situation where you must mute sound on your iPad, try this trick. Just hold the “volume down” key for a few seconds. That is easier than adjusting your volume time and again. Hold it again to return your iPad’s sound back to its previous level.

You can set your iPad to block mature content if your child will be using it. Under settings, you can limit how much mature content they can see. This can block anything that you would not want your child to see.

You can share the documents or music that you have with your iPad and other devices. Thanks to iTunes, it’s easier than ever to share documents with a computer. You can even share PDF documents on the iPad.

Adjusting the brightness of your screen can help you extend the life of your iPad’s battery. If you use your iPad a lot and are unable to charge it for some time, this trick is especially beneficial. On the Home page of your iPad, you can change the screen’s brightness by adjusting the setting that shows as a sun icon.

The iPad has changed how we use technologies every day. There are endless applications available for download and nearly any feat can be accomplished if you know where to look. Follow the advice given above and you’ll witness the amazing capabilities of the iPad for yourself.