Apple iPad 2 – comes under tablet category, serves like a laptop and weighs less than a news paper. These features make it the best in business. Here we are going to brief you some useful tips and tricks for second generation iPad. Majority of these tips will work on the earlier version iPad also.
1. How to access all the running applications ?.
For displaying all the iPad 2 applications that are currently in a running mode, you just need to double click on your ‘Home’ button. A bar with all the applications will be displayed at the bottom of your screen. You can easily switch to any of the application by tapping on its icon on that bar. If you don’t want to display that application bar on your home screen, swipe your iPad’s screen downwards.
2. How to delete all your private data when someone enter an incorrect password ?.
You can enable a security feature which will be a lot more useful when someone stole your Apple device. You can set an option which will automatically delete all the private data stored in your iPad when the robber enter the incorrect password 10 times. Go to Settings->General-> Passcode Lock->Erase Data.
3. How to control notifications ?.
If you have used an iOS device earlier, you might be annoyed while getting the notifications. The same annoying feature is also there in iPad 2. But you can change it easily, go to Setting->Notifications. Configure the notifications which are needed.
4. How to turn off the battery percentage ?.
For some iOS users, battery percentage is a distracting thing. If you want to turn off that feature, navigate to Settings->General->Usage where you will find the option to turn it ON or OFF.
5. How to perform a quick volume mute ?.
Apple doesn’t provide any dedicated mute key in iPad 2. But you can do it quickly by pressing the volume down key for some seconds. Also you can use the lock switch to do the same, this feature is enabled in iOS 4.3 and later versions.
6. How to take a screenshot ?.
You can take the screenshot of your iPad 2 in a couple of simple steps. First press ‘Home’ button and then the ‘Sleep/Wake’ button. Screenshot will be saved in your iPad 2 photo gallery.
7. How to enable the hidden apostrophe option ?.
This tip will be really helpful for the bloggers or the users who wants to be a pro typist with iPad’s virtual keyboard. You just need to tap and hold the ‘!’ key, an apostrophe key will get displayed there.
8. How to display PDF files ?.
The easiest method you can do for opening a PDF file in iPad 2 is, synchronize those files from your computer via Books tab in iTunes.
9. How to clear the history in Safari web browser ?.
You can clear the history in the blink of an eye. Go to Settings->Safari. You can find a ‘Clear History’ option, just tap on it and click on the ‘Clear’ button. There you can also find options to clear the browser cookies and cache.
10. How to create backup ?
It’s a good practice that creating a backup copy of all your iPad 2 data in certain intervals. iTunes will serve you for this purpose. Connect your iOS device with your PC and launch iTunes. You can see your iPad 2 listed in iTunes devices list. Right click on your device and select backup.