Most people that have used an iPad will agree that it can greatly improve your life. But, in order to really have the best experience with it, you need to learn all you can about it. Keep on reading in order to get some great tricks for maximizing your use of the iPad!

You can wipe out your iPad battery pretty quick if you use the device to game, play music or stream video content for long periods of time. By tweaking the brightness of your iPad screen, you can make the battery last longer. It is unlikely that you will prefer the brightest setting and the improvement will be worth it.

Are you frustrated with your iPad because it wants you to join every wifi network it detects? By going into your settings, you can choose to turn off this feature. If you don’t want further prompts, turn off the last option found on the page.

Did you accidentally launch an app that makes a lot of noise? Mute your iPad by pushing the volume button down for a few seconds. If you need to mute often, you can set your lock button to mute, too.

You need not press the camera roll icon to see a video or picture you take. Simple swipe right with a single finger and you will see your video or photo. To look at your previous pictures, swipe your finger to the left.

You view two lines by default when you see new emails. In some cases, you may want to see more before you open it. Navigate to Settings and select Mail. Open the mail tab in the settings app, then navigate to Contacts > Calendar. Once there, choose the number of lines to preview using the “preview mail” option.

Apple iPad manuals only come in electronic form. Apple is not providing a manual with every product to encourage customers to download a manual rather than wasting paper.

To protect your investment, you need to understand how to properly care for your new iPad. Make sure it’s never in direct sunlight, or in very hot conditions. The battery life can be cut short by exposure to heat. Avoid placing it near liquids. Be sure to buy a specially designed cover to protect your iPad when not in use.

Are you tired of tapping the bookmark icon over and over so you can visit your favorite sites? To resolve this problem, set your bookmarks bar to stay on permanently. Go to Settings, Safari, Always Show the Bookmarks Bar, and select On.

Taking a screenshot while using your iPad is extremely easy to do. To pull this off, just hold down both the “Home” and “Sleep” button simultaneously. This will take the shot you want and place it with all of your other photos.

The iPad is popular for a reason. It helps users have fun and be productive without getting in the way. But, to get the absolute best experience, it makes sense to devote a bit of time to studying its potential. Review the guidance in this piece, and you will have what it takes to use the iPad to its full potential.