How to Delete Books and PDF Files on your iPhone or iPad

  Matt Cone       February 22, 2021

So you’ve read a book or PDF file on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. Now how do you get rid of it? This tutorial shows you how to quickly and easily delete any book or PDF file from the Books app. It’s a great way to free up space, because these files can take up precious space on your device, especially if they contain a lot of embedded pictures.

How to Update Apps on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       February 21, 2021

The various apps on your iPad are constantly being updated by the developers. Do you have the latest versions? You can make sure you have the latest updates by manually checking and updating the apps on your iPad in the App Store. You can update all of the apps on your iPad, or you can pick and choose which apps you want to update. Here’s how to update apps on your iPad:

How to Manage Apple App Subscriptions

  Matt Cone       February 20, 2021

Some applications (like Microsoft Word) available in the Mac and iOS App Stores require monthly or yearly subscriptions. Many of us also subscribe to Apple’s Music and TV services. These subscription fees are billed by Apple and paid to the application developers. You can manage and cancel these subscriptions using one of your Apple devices. How to Manage Apple App Subscriptions on a Mac Here’s how to manage Apple app subscriptions on your Mac:

How to Change the Default Web Browser on iPad

  Matt Cone       February 16, 2021

All iPads are set to use the Safari web browser by default. If you’d prefer to use Chrome or Firefox as your default web browser, you can change the default web browser on your iPad in a few easy steps. Setting the default web browser tells your iPad which web browser to open when you click links in other applications, like the Mail or Calendar application. Here’s how to change the default web browser on your iPad:

How to Make and Receive Phone Calls on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       February 11, 2021

If you own an iPad and an iPhone, you can enable a feature that allows you to make and receive cellular phone calls from your iPad. This is handy if you primarily work on your iPad and prefer to take calls using whatever Bluetooth headset is connected to your iPad. This is a free feature that works even when you’re not next to your iPhone. Prerequisites To make and receive phone calls on your iPad, make sure you’ve done the following:

How to Connect an iPad to a Wi-Fi Network

  Matt Cone       February 9, 2021

If you’re a new iPad owner, one of the first things you’ll need to learn how to do is connect your iPad to a wireless network. That’s because the iPad, being the small and portable device it is, just screams to be taken to the coffee shop. And the airport. And your friend’s house. All of which have wireless networks, or wi-fi networks as they’re referred to in iOS. Fortunately, it’s easy to connect an iPad to a wi-fi network.

How to Read Kindle Books on an iPad

  Matt Cone       February 8, 2021

Amazon’s Kindle devices have become synonymous with ebooks. But did you know that there’s also a way to read Kindle books on an iPad? With the free Kindle application for iPad, you can read all of your Kindle books on your iPad — for free. Here’s how to read Kindle books on an iPad: Download and install the free Kindle app for iPad. It’s available from Apple’s App Store.

Tell Your iPad to Forget a Wireless Network

  Matt Cone       February 7, 2021

When you connect an iPad to a wi-fi network, the iPad remembers that network and will automatically attempt to connect to it in the future. This is a great feature for wi-fi networks you trust and use frequently. But mistakes happen. If you connect to the wrong network at a coffee shop, your iPad will automatically attempt to join that network every time you visit the coffee shop in the future.

Enabling the iPad's Audio Equalizer

  Matt Cone       February 5, 2021

It seems ridiculous now, but in high school I purchased a Pioneer stereo system capable of pumping out over 1,000 watts of sound. The speakers and components were huge. It took three car trips just to get everything home from the store! The only thing I miss about that system is the equalizer on the amp, which allowed me to adjust the output of the sound levels. Believe it or not, your iPad has an audio equalizer too.

How to Enable Night Shift on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       February 4, 2021

Apple says that your iPad’s display provides a “brilliant viewing experience,” which means it’s very bright. That’s great during the day, when you probably need the display to be as bright as possible, but what about at night? Recent research suggests that starting at screens after sunset can disrupt your sleep cycles. What is Night Shift, and what does it do on your iPad? The iPad’s Night Shift feature customizes your display’s lighting by changing the color of your screen, so you’re not as wired when you try to go to sleep.

© 2021. A Matt Cone project. CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. Made with 🌶️ in New Mexico.