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iPad 2 Free Guide

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iPad 2 Free Guide

  1. 1. iPad 2 - How to GuideDigital Answers (blogmines.com)
  2. 2. Table of Contents HOW TO CONFIGURE GMAIL ...................................................................................................................... 3 HOW TO QUICKLY TURN OFF SOUND ........................................................................................................... 3 HOW TO SET PROXY SERVER DETAILS ........................................................................................................... 3 HOW TO CHECK VERSION OF SAFARI............................................................................................................ 4 DISABLE COOKIES IN SAFARI ...................................................................................................................... 4 HOW TO QUICKLY LOCK SCREEN ROTATION................................................................................................... 4 PREVENT INSTALLING OR UNINSTALLING APPS ............................................................................................... 5 MISSING KEYBOARD PROBLEM ................................................................................................................... 5 CHANGE THE SLIDE DURATION FOR A SLIDE SHOW ......................................................................................... 5 HOW TO ARCHIVE EMAIL MESSAGES ........................................................................................................... 5 HOW TO ENABLE AUTO FILL WEB FORMS...................................................................................................... 5 HOW TO CLEAR BROWSING HISTORY ........................................................................................................... 6 HOW TO CHANGE THE DEFAULT SEARCH ENGINE ........................................................................................... 6 HOW TO CHANGE THE DISPLAY LANGUAGE ................................................................................................... 6 HOW TO TURN OFF THE SAFARI POP UP BLOCKER .......................................................................................... 6 HOW TO CHECK THE OS VERSION ............................................................................................................... 6 HOW TO CONNECT APPLE WIRELESS KEYBOARD WITH IPAD............................................................................ 6 HOW TO TURN OFF THE DELETE CONFIRMATION IN IPAD MAILS ....................................................................... 7 HOW TO TURN ON PASSCODE .................................................................................................................... 7 HOW TO TURN OFF BATTERY PERCENTAGE DISPLAY ........................................................................................ 7 HOW TO CHANGE FONT SIZE IN IPAD MAIL ACCOUNTS................................................................................... 7 HOW TO INSTALL WEB CERTIFICATES ........................................................................................................... 8 HOW DISABLE THE SOUND FOR KEYBOARD CLICKS .......................................................................................... 8 HOW TO LOCK THE SCREEN ORIENTATION .................................................................................................... 4 HOW TO DISABLE PREVIEW FOR MAILS......................................................................................................... 8 HOW TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF RECENT MESSAGES ................................................................................... 8 HOW TO SET TIMEZONE ............................................................................................................................ 8 HOW TO REMOVE THE SENT FROM MY IPAD MESSAGE ................................................................................... 8 HOW TO REMOVE THE AUTO LOCK FEATURE ................................................................................................. 9 HOW TO TURN ON BLUETOOTH.................................................................................................................. 9 HOW TO REMOVE A INSTALLED APPS ........................................................................................................... 9 RESET AND ERASE CONTENT ...................................................................................................................... 9
  3. 3. iPad 2 - How to Guide 3How to configure GmailiPad 2 allows users to configure different email accounts and this can be done by using the Mail,Contacts, Calendars settings. The different email accounts that can be configured include MicrosoftExchange, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL and other.Home -> Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendar -> Accounts -> Add AccountTap Gmail and fill in the details such as Name, Address, Password in the respective field.Tap Next after filling in all the details.For screenshots - How to configure GmailHow to quickly turn off soundIn iPad 2 you can quickly turn off the sound by the following waysUsing Volume ControliPad 2 has the volume control at the side of the device and you can increase and decrease volumeusing this control. But you can also use this volume control to quickly turn off the sound. This can bedone by pressing and holding the reduce volume control.Using Side SwitchiPad Side Switch can also be used to quickly mute the sound in iPad. But to use the side switch formute you need to enable this using the general settings. This can be done by navigating to GeneralSettings and then to Use Side Switch to section and then selecting Mute option.For screenshots - How to quickly turn off soundHow to set proxy server detailsiPad 2 allows users to set the proxy server details using the settings menu option. This is required ifyou are accessing from a network which is behind proxy server. To configure the proxy server detailsin iPad 2Home -> Settings -> Wi-FiChoose the network where the proxy or the firewall has been setup and tap the arrow next to theNetwork name.Tap the Manual option provided under the HTTP proxy section and specify the proxy server and portdetails. If required provide the Authentication details as wellFor screenshots - How to set proxy server details
  4. 4. How to lock the screen orientationWe all know that iPad changes screen orientation from landscape to portrait and vice versa based onthe sliding. But when the users hold the iPad in angled position the desired screen orientation maynot always happen. This can be fixed by locking the screen orientation using the iPad settings. Todisable or lock the screen orientation in iPad 2,  Tap the menu screen twice to launch the task bar  Tap and slide the taskbar towards the right.  Now tap and lock the screen orientation available on the left hand side.For screenshots - How to lock the screen orientationHow to check version of SafariSafari browser installed on iPad 2 comes with the ios and cannot be upgraded separately. But if youwant to check the version of Safari installed on iPad 2, then launch the Safari browser and navigateto address bar and type “javascript:alert(navigator.userAgent)”. Press enter after entering thiscommand.This would display the following popup with Safari version along with other details.For screenshots - Version of Safari on iPadDisable Cookies in SafariiPad users can disable cookies in Safari browser using the Accept Cookies Option available as part ofiPad Settings.Home -> Settings -> Safari -> Accept Cookies -> NeverFor screenshots - Disable Cookies in Safari on iPad 2How to quickly lock screen rotationWe have seen how to lock screen rotation in iPad 2 using General Settings. But if you want to quicklylock the screen rotation then you do that using the side switch.Home -> Settings -> General -> Use Side Switch -> Lock RotationFor screenshots - How to quickly lock screen rotation
  5. 5. iPad 2 - How to Guide 5Prevent installing or uninstalling appsWhen you are sharing your iPad with other family members and especially kids then you do notwant them to accidentally remove and install any Apps. You can prevent users from removing orinstalling apps using the options available as part of General Settings.Home -> Settings -> General -> Restriction -> Installing Apps/Deleting Apps -> OFFFor screenshots – Prevent installing or unistalling apps on iPad 2Missing keyboard problemIf you have got an Apple Wireless Keyboard connected with your iPad using Bluetooth then youmight be facing this problem. Sometimes your iPad will not display the keyboard and as it would bestill connected to your external keyboard. To fix this issue all you need to do is press the Eject key onyour external Keyboard.Change the slide duration for a slide showiPad 2 allows users to play slide show of the photos taken. The default time for playing each slide isset to 3 seconds. And using iPad 2 settings you can change the default playtime of each slide.Home -> Settings -> Photos -> Play Each Slide for -> Select time period.For screenshots – Change the slide duration for slide showHow to archive Email messagesEmail accounts configured in iPad 2 allows user to archive the email messages. You can turn on thearchive feature using iPad Mail settings. The archive email message option will be available whenyou touch and swipe on the email message or when you tap the trash icon.Click here for more info on archiving message – How to archive email messagesHow to enable auto fill web formsThe auto fill feature is a helpful one when you fill you out lot of web forms using browsers. iPad 2’ssafari browser provides users with option to automatically fill out web forms. This can be enabledusing the Safari AutoFill option.Home -> Settings – Safari -> Auto fill -> Names and Passwords -> ONFor screenshots – How to enable autoFill web forms
  6. 6. How to clear browsing historyiPad 2 provides a good browsing experience to the user through the pre-installed Safari browser. Italso allows users to clear the browsing history, cache and cookies. This can be done using the Safarisettings option in the iPad.Home -> Settings -> General -> SafariIn the Safari settings, navigate down to see the list of menu options available for clearing thebrowsing history, cookies and cache.For screenshots – How to clear browsing historyHow to change the default search engineThe default search engine for iPad 2 Safari browser is set to Google. If you are a big fan of MicrosoftBing search then you can change the default search engine to Bing using iPad settingsHome -> Settings -> Safari -> General -> Search Engine -> BingFor screenshots - How to change the default search engineHow to change the display languageiPad 2 has option that allows user to change the language. This can be done using the iPad 2settings.Home -> Settings -> General -> International -> Language - Select Preferred Language.For screenshots - How to change the display languageHow to turn off the Safari pop up blockerSafari browser which is pre-installed on iPad 2 allows users to block pop up from websites. You canuse the iPad settings for disabling the popup blocker.Home -> Settings -> Safari -> Block Pop ups -> Turn OffFor screenshots - How to turn off the Safari pop up blockerHow to check the OS versioniPad 2 allows users to check the version of OS installed using the settings menu. This would be usefulwhen you are troubleshooting some problems in your iPad.Home -> Settings -> General -> About -> VersionFor screenshots - How to check the OS versionHow to connect Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPadiPad 2 allows users to connect Apple Wireless Keyboard using iPad Bluetooth connection. To connectApple Wireless Keyboard to iPad follow the below steps  In the Home screen tap the settings icon.  Navigate to General section and turn on Bluetooth in iPad.
  7. 7. iPad 2 - How to Guide 7  In your Apple Wireless Keyboard press the On/Off switch available on the side of the Keyboard.  iPad should now display the Apple Wireless Keyboard as one of the available device for pairing.  Tap the side arrow available next to Not Connected. Then tap the Not Paired option.  Enter the PIN displayed on your iPad using the Apple Wireless Keyboard to pair both the devices.  Both the devices should be now connected and you are ready to use Apple Wireless Keyboard for your iPad 2.For screenshots - How to connect Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPadHow to turn off the delete confirmation in iPad MailsE-mail accounts configured in iPad 2 will display a delete confirmation message whenever you try todelete any email message from the account. If you do not want a delete confirmation message toappear then you can turn off this confirmation message using the iPad Mail Settings.Home -> Settings -> Mail, Contacts and Calendar -> Ask Before Deleting -> OFFFor screenshots - How to turn off the delete confirmation in iPad MailsHow to turn on passcodeiPad 2 can be made secured by setting a passcode for the device. This can be done using the iPadsettings. To turn on the passcode in iPad 2,Home -> Settings -> General -> Passcode Lock -> Turn Passcode OnIn the Set Passcode screen, enter a passcode of your choice. Confirm the passcode by re-enteringthe passcode again. In the Require Passcode screen, set the time period after which iPad 2 willprompt for Passcode.For screenshots - How to turn on passcodeHow to turn off battery percentage displayiPad 2 displays the battery percentage at the top right of the corner. But if you do not want todisplay the battery percentage then you can turn off the battery percentage display using iPadsettings.Home -> Settings -> General -> Battery Percentage – OFFFor screenshots - How to turn off battery percentage displayHow to change font size in iPad Mail AccountsiPad provides users to change the font size of the Mail Accounts. This can be done using the Mail,Contacts, Calendars Settings.Home -> Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendar -> Mail -> Minimum Font SizeFor screenshots - How to change font size in iPad Mail Accounts
  8. 8. How to install web certificatesIf you want to access your corporate Outlook Email Account in iPad 2 then you can access this viaOutlook Web Access using Safari browser. Most of the corporate email accounts can be accessedonly if you install the company certificate. For installing the Web Certificate in iPad 2  Mail the web certificate to your personal email account by backing up from your PC as a PKCS12 file.  Access the email and download the attached certificate to your iPad  You will be prompted with the following dialog.  Tap the Install button to proceed with the installationFor screenshots - How to install web certificatesHow disable the sound for keyboard clicksThe sound heard for keyboard clicks in iPad 2 can be disabled using the settings. To disable thesoundHome -> Settings -> General -> Sounds -> Keyboard Clicks -> ONFor screenshots - How disable the sound for keyboard clicksHow to disable preview for mailsMail Accounts configured in iPad 2 provide preview of the email message. You can change thenumber of lines displayed in email preview using the option available as part of Settings.Home -> Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Mail -> PreviewFor screenshots - How to disable preview for mailsHow to change the number of recent messagesiPad 2 allows users to configure different mails such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Microsoft Exchangeand others. The default number of recent email messages is set to 50. But you can change recentmessages using the Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings.Home -> Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Mail -> Show -> Select Recent MessagesFor screenshots - How to change the number of recent messagesHow to set timezoneThe iPad2 timezone can be changed using the Date & Time option available as part of Settings.Home -> Settings -> General -> Date & Time -> Time ZoneFor screenshots - How to set timezoneHow to remove the Sent from my iPad messageWhen you are sending email from an iPad 2, Sent from my iPad signature is automatically added atthe end of the email. This message can be removed using the options available as part of SettingsHome -> Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Signature -> Keyboard Clear
  9. 9. iPad 2 - How to Guide 9For screenshots - How to remove the Sent from my iPad messageHow to remove the auto lock featureiPad 2 has auto lock feature which would automatically lock the iPad after the defined period of idletime reached. But if you want to disable the auto lock then you can change the settings using theGeneral Options.Home -> Settings -> General -> Auto-Lock -> NeverFor screenshots - How to remove the auto lock featureHow to turn on BluetoothApple iPad 2 has in built Bluetooth and by default this would be disabled. You can enable or turn onBluetooth in iPad 2 using the General Settings.Home -> Settungs -> General -> Bluetooth -> ONNow your iPad 2 will start discovering the list of available Bluetooth devices for pairingFor screenshots - How to turn on BluetoothHow to remove a installed appsIf you have installed lots of apps in your iPad 2 and you want uninstall some apps then you can dothe following  Navigate to the home screen and locate app you want to uninstall. Press and hold on the app icon. This would display a x mark above the apps.  Now click the x mark and this would display a confirmation message.  Clicking the delete button would remove the apps from iPad.For screenshots - How to remove a installed appsReset and Erase ContentWhen you are planning to sell your iPad it is recommended to remove all your personal photos,documents and other files from your iPad.Press the Home button on your iPad and tap the settings icon available on the Home screen.The Reset feature also provides users with the following reset option  Network Settings  Keyboard Dictionary  Home Screen Layout  Location WarningsDepending upon the need you can choose the above options. For example if you have problems inreconnecting to an already established network then you can reset the network settings and tryagain connecting with the network.For screenshots - Reset and Erase Content

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