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iPad: iPad Basic functions and features

Basic iPad Operations

Turn on iPad

Hold SLEEP/WAKE button for 2 seconds.

Turn off iPad
 Hold SLEEP/WAKE button for 5 seconds and slide to off.

Turn off screen
Hold SLEEP/WAKE for 1/2 seconda.

Mute

Hold DOWN VOLUME button on the right side down for a few seconds.

Accurately move or place a text cursor at a specific spot

Accurately move or place a text cursor at a specific spot


Touch and hold your curso. Doing so will bring up a mini magnifying glass that will allow you to easily move your cursor between text.

Creating folders

Make a folder

Touch and hold icon until it wiggles and drag it over another app. You are then given the option of naming the folder.

Deleting Apps

Delete Apps

Touch and hold icon until it wiggles, then hit X to delete.

Closing Active Apps

Closing Active Apps

Double click on Home Button to close app -Swipe right to adjust brightness and iPod music controls.

Search iPad

Search iPad

Swipe left to right or tap Home button until Search page appears.

Split Keyboard

Split Keyboard

Drag thumbs across keyboard in opposite directions, reverse to return.

Notifications

Notifications

Drag down from digital clock

Changing iPad settings

Change iPad settings


You can configure the iPad by clicking on the Settings icon. On the library iPads, Settings is located within the Porductivity folder.

Connect to Wireless network

Connect to Wireless network

In Settings - chose Wi-Fi. Than choose network to connect to

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Battery life

Battery life

A fully charged iPad has approximately a 10 hour battery life. Unlike iPhones and iPods, iPads must be charged using a charger, since a computer USB port cannot provide enough power to charge an iPad.

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