Archive for iPad How-to

How to Find the iPad on Your iPhone

by May 17, 2011

If you recently misplaced your iPad the quickest method to obtain its existing location is to open the Find My iPhone app on your iPhone to locate the iPad. In this guide I will show you how to use this app on your iPhone to locate your iPad on a map. Software/Hardware used: iPhone 4…Continue Reading

Find Your iPad with MobileMe Online

May 12, 2011 No Comments

If you enabled Find My iPhone on your iPad and lost it, there’s no need to worry. Follow the instructions below to use Apple’s free Find My iPhone service to locate your iPad on a map. This guide is written for users without access to an iPhone or iPad device, so the instructions are to…Continue Reading

How to Setup Find My iPhone on the iPad

May 11, 2011 4 Comments

Did you know that your iPad has a feature which allows you to locate it if you lose it for free? That feature is called Find My iPhone (don’t let the name confuse you) and in this guide I will show you how to set it up so that you can locate your iPad if…Continue Reading

How to Create an Apple ID Account on Your iPad

May 10, 2011 No Comments

When you first setup your new iPad you will quickly find that Apple wants you to create an Apple ID which will be used for purchases on the App Store, iTunes, and other features. In this guide I will show you how to create a new Apple ID account on your iPad. Software/Hardware used: iPad…Continue Reading

How to Enable Automatic Data Wipe on the iPad

Apr 26, 2011 1 Comment

If you carry around a lot of sensitive information on your iPad it may be a good idea not only to add a passcode lock, but also to enable automatic data wipe. The automatic data wipe feature will erase all data on your iPad after 10 failed passcode attempts. This means that if someone is…Continue Reading

How to Change the Auto-Lock Delay on the iPad

Apr 25, 2011 No Comments

While not in use, the iPad will automatically lock itself in two minutes, the default Auto-Lock setting. If you find that two minutes is too short of an interval and you find that Auto-Lock interrupts what you are doing on the iPad you can always change it. Auto-Lock Options In this guide I will show…Continue Reading

How to Reset Data Usage on the iPad

Apr 12, 2011 2 Comments

If your iPad has a 3G radio that enables you to connect to the web using Verizon’s or AT&T’s networks, chances are that you have a limit to how much you can download per month. Luckily the iPad keeps track of this information locally so you don’t have to visit your carrier’s site each time…Continue Reading

How to Insert an Image in Pages for the iPad

Apr 01, 2011 5 Comments

If you’re new to Pages on the iPad chances are that you are not familiar with the tools and options available to edit documents. This will be part of a set of articles that will help new iPad users become familiar with Pages. In this guide I will show you how to add images from…Continue Reading

How to Change the Font Size on the iPad

Mar 30, 2011 No Comments

If you are having a hard time reading emails, calendar entries and notes on the iPad, you may want to consider increasing the font size on your iPad to make reading a bit easier on the eyes. Unfortunately the change in font size is limited to text found in email messages, calendar entries and your…Continue Reading

How to Enable Screen Zoom on the iPad

Mar 29, 2011 No Comments

Although it is an accessibility feature designed for individuals that have a tough time seeing small text or graphics, the Zoom feature on the iPad can be extremely handy while browsing the web, sharing images and information with others, and for tutorials. In the guide below I will show you how to enable and use…Continue Reading

How to Use Photo Booth on the iPad 2

Mar 29, 2011 No Comments

If you recently purchased an iPad 2 one of the apps you will love most is the Photo Booth app. Originally found as standard app for Macs, Photo Booth allows you to have some with the iPad’s built-in cameras using funky effects. The app is fairly straightforward to use, but I thought it would would…Continue Reading

How to Add a New Contact to the iPad

Mar 28, 2011 No Comments

If you are new to the iPad and recently synced your contact list to your device you’re probably wondering how to manage and specifically how to add new contacts to the iPad’s contact list. In this guide I will show you how to add and delete contacts using the Contacts app on the iPad. Software/Hardware…Continue Reading

How to Enable the Data Plan on the iPad

Mar 18, 2011 No Comments

If you ran out of the Apple Store or purchased your iPad/iPad 2 online then you probably missed out on the guided setup offered by the geniuses at the store. If this is the case and you purchased an iPad with 3G you still need to setup and activate the data plan if you wish…Continue Reading