How to Scan a QR Code with Your iPad

  Matt Cone       August 8, 2021

Quick Response (QR) codes are everywhere. These codes provide easy access to text and websites, but you have to scan the QR codes first to visit the see the text or visit the website. You can scan QR codes with your iPad to reveal the text or website address. Here’s how to scan a QR code with your iPad: From the home screen, open the Camera app. Point your iPad’s camera at the QR code, as shown below.

How to Use an iPad in Airplane Mode

  Matt Cone       July 25, 2021

Flying somewhere with your iPad? You may need to learn about an important iOS feature called Airplane Mode. Turn this setting on, and your iPad may be compliant with regulations that prohibit the use of certain wireless technologies while the aircraft is flying. This tutorial provides a comprehensive look at Airplane Mode and how you can use an iPad on an aircraft. What is Airplane Mode? When you enable Airplane Mode, your iPad disconnects from any cellular and wireless networks and stops trying to automatically reconnect to those networks.

How to Find Your iPad's Serial Number

  Matt Cone       April 8, 2021

Every iPad is assigned a unique serial number. This isn’t something you’ll need to know under normal circumstances, but if you ever need to check your AppleCare status or have Apple repair your iPad, you’ll need to provide them with your iPad’s serial number. Here’s how to find your iPad’s serial number: From the iPad’s home screen, tap Settings. Tap General, and then tap About. Your iPad’s serial number is displayed at the top of the page, as shown above.

How to Block Text Messages on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       April 6, 2021

Getting unwanted text messages on your iPad? You can use a feature on your iPad to block the phone number from sending text messages to your iPad again. After you block the phone number, you won’t get any more text messages from that phone number again. Here’s how to block text messages on your iPad: From the iPad’s home screen, tap the Messages icon. Tap the message from the phone number you want to block.

How to Disable Automatic Updates on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       April 1, 2021

Your iPad is designed to keep itself up-to-date. It automatically checks Apple’s servers for new software updates, and it tries to automatically install new updates when they become available. But sometimes you don’t want your iPad to automatically install new software. If that’s the case, you should disable automatic updates on your iPad. Here’s how to disable automatic updates on your iPad: From the iPad’s home screen, tap Settings.

How to Change the Name of Your iPad

  Matt Cone       March 25, 2021

Your iPad has a name that is visible to other devices on the network it’s connected to. This hostname can be important when trying to share files or otherwise communicate with another device. You can change the name of your iPad to give it a personal, memorable name that is easy to remember and recognize. Here’s how to change the name of your iPad: From your iPad’s home screen, tap Settings.

How to Add the Emoji Keyboard on the iPhone and iPad

  Matt Cone       March 20, 2021

Emoji is one of the great joys of modern life. 😂 Free and fun, expressive and easy-to-use, emoji can quickly convey emotions when sending text messages and other electronic communications. But to use it effectively on your iPhone and iPad, you’ll need to enable the emoji keyboard. Enabling this feature places the emoji button on your keyboard so you can easily access and insert emoji into your text. Here’s how to add the emoji keyboard on your iPhone and iPad:

How to Use Emoji on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       March 19, 2021

Emoji is everywhere, in everything. 😎 Your iPad has built-in features you can use to add emoji in email, webpages, documents, and more. We’ll show you how to use emoji on your iPad to quickly and easily insert emoji in any text. 🚀 Here’s how to use emoji on your iPad: In an application, click where you want to insert the emoji. Tap the Emoji button on the keyboard.

How to Copy and Paste on iPad

  Matt Cone       March 17, 2021

For new iPad users, learning how to copy and paste text on a iPad is one of the first orders of business. It’s easy to copy and paste on a iPad once you know how to do it. This tutorial will show you how to do it! Here’s how to copy and paste text on your iPad: Open the application you want to copy text from. Tap and hold your finger on the text you want to copy.

How to Change Your iPad's Wallpaper

  Matt Cone       March 12, 2021

Changing your iPad’s wallpaper is one of the best and easiest ways to customize it. You can use photos, images you find on the internet, or the free wallpaper images that Apple provides. The best part is that you can use different images for the home screen and the lock screen. We’ll show you how to do it! Here’s how to change your iPad’s wallpaper: From the iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

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