iPad Tips and Tricks 15

Turn On Voice Control

  • Go to Settings.
  • Touch Accessibility.
  • Touch Voice Control.
  • Switch Voice Control on. Since Voice Control is active, you’ll see a blue microphone icon appear alongside the clock in the top left. This means Voice Control is on and continually tuning in for commands.
  • Now, you can begin utilizing Voice Control; you presumably don’t realize what commands are accessible to you. For an outline of what you can say and do, tap Customize Commands. There are many, numerous commands, and they’re each split up into classifications. Tapping one will show all of you the acknowledged phrases that will trigger a particular action.
  • You can likewise include commands, utilizing the Create New Commands option inside the Customize Commands page. To create a command Voice Control will notice, you’ll need to indicate the type of the action and the application where it is to be used before you work out the command itself.
  • If you only need Voice Control to listen when you’re staring at your device, switch on the Attention Aware setting on the main Voice Control screen. At the point when your device notices you’re not staring any longer it, Voice Control will be switched to sleep; however, to use Voice Control without staring at your device, you’ll need to say “Wake Up” before proceeding to your command.
  • All things considered, there are two commands specifically you should be open to using: “Show Grid” and “Show Numbers.” These commands will enable you to connect with anything on your iPad’s screen, regardless of whether there’s no default phrase for what you’re attempting to perform with Voice Control.

How to Block Email Senders

  • To do this, first, make sure that the email address you want to block is linked to a contact in your device
  • Then block that contact by tapping on their name and selecting Block this Caller.
  • Next, open the Settings app and tap Mail.
  • Under the Threading header, tap Blocked Sender Options, then tap Move to Trash.

How to Unblock a Number on iPad

  • Go to Settings > Phone or launch Settings >FaceTime.
  • Touch Call Blocking & Identification.
  • While on the Blocked Contacts list, swipe right to left through the number, then touch Unblock.

Unblock People Who Text You

  • If you had blocked someone in Messages, you could unblock the number in the Messages app to enable them to text you again.
  • Go to Settings
  • Tap Messages.
  • Scroll down and tap Blocked.
  • Swipe from right to left on the number you wish to unblock and then tap Unblock.

How to Add Contacts on iPad

  • Launch the Phone app.
  • Touch Contacts.
  • Touch the”+” icon situated at the top right-hand corner of the display.
  • Input the details into the fields for the First Name and Last Name, respectively.
  • Tap on Add Phone, and afterward enter the contact phone number.
  • Tap on Add Email, and afterward type in the contact email address. 
  • Touch “Done” to save.
  • Navigate or search the name on the Contacts to check if it was effectively saved. If you wish to add more contacts, simply follow the same process.

Set Up Voicemail

  • Launch the Phone app. At the bottom of the device window, you will see the Voicemail icon in the right corner. Select it to open up your visual voicemail.
  • The voicemail screen should show a blank space with a button to Set up now in the middle of the screen. Select this. If you have used iPad’s voicemail service previously, you can sign in with your old password here to automatically access your old voicemails. If you have never made use of visual voicemail, you should create a password and re-enter it. Whenever completed, select “Done.”
  • Now your iPad will show the Greeting screen. If you don’t fancy the greeting, you can choose Default and afterward “Done” to skip this part. If you need to personalize your greeting, select Custom, and then Record to record your greeting and Play to repeat it. When you’re happy with it, select “Done.”
  • Your iPad voicemail is currently officially set up.

How to Merge Duplicate Contacts

  • To merge duplicate contacts, simply open a contact and tap on the “Edit” button.
  • Next, select the “Link contacts” option. This will open your contacts list. Simply select the contacts you wish to merge with the current one. That’s all!

Copy Contacts from Social Networks & Email

  • Launch the Settings app.
  • Tap Passwords & Accounts.
  • Choose a social network or an email account
  • Touch the pointer next to “Contacts” to turn on the function.
  • Slide your finger upwards, beginning from the bottom of the screen to go to the home screen.

UsingAirDrop to Send Files to Nearby Devices

AirDropallows you wirelessly transfer your videos, websites, photos,locations, etc. to other devices and Mac computers nearby. AirDrop transmits information via WiFi and Bluetooth – both must be activated. To be able to use AirDrop, you must be signed in with your Apple ID. Transfers are encrypted for security reasons.

Send an item using AirDrop

  • Open the item, then click the Share button
  • Tap Share .
  • Next, tap AirDrop.
  • Here, click the More options  button, or a different button that shows the app’s sharing options.
  • Click on the AirDrop icon in the row of share options.
  • Proceed by clicking the profile image of a close AirDrop user.

If the person does not display as a nearbyAirDrop user, request them to launch Control Center on their Apple device and permit AirDrop to receive items. To transfer to a Mac user, tell them to permit themselves to be discoverable in AirDrop in the Finder.

To sendfilesvia a method other than AirDrop, select the method from the row of sharing options. Siri can also recommend sharing methods by showing people’s profile images and icons that signify sharing methods.

AirDropcan be used to securely share app and website passwords with someone using Apple devices.

Allow Others to Send Files to your iPad viaAirDrop

  • Launch the Control Center, and click on the AirDropicon .
  • If you can’t find the AirDrop icon, tap and hold the upper-left collection of controls.
  • Click on Contacts Only or Everyone to select the user you wish to receive the files from.
  • You can either approve or decline every single request.

Set Up Emergency Medical ID

  • Open the Health app
  • Touch “Medical ID” at the bottom-right corner
  • Next, tap on “Create Medical ID” to start adding your health info.
  • On the following screen, enter all your medical information, including allergies, well-being conditions, emergency contact details, and any helpful notes. This will be valuable if there’s an occurrence of an emergency, and anyone around you can rapidly access this information.
  • After you are done with adding the details, switch ON “Show When Locked.” This feature is optional yet exceptionally recommended. The reason is that all the info you have entered will be noticeable to others regardless of whether your iPad is encrypted.
  • That is all; you would now be able to leave the Health app and lock your iPad. You can confirm whether it is working or not by swiping up to the Passcode screen and afterward tapping on Emergency and then tap on Medical ID.

Measure Dimensions with iPad

The Measure app and your device camera can be used to measure nearby objects; you can configure the start and endpoints of measurement by yourself, and your device will automatically identify the dimensions of the objects and other surfaces.

For best results, use Measure on well-defined objects located between 0.5 and 3 meters (2 to 10 feet) on the iPad.

Note: measurements are approximate.

Start a Measurement

  • Launch Measure , and then use the iPad camera to gently scan close items.
  • Place your device so that the item you wish to measure shows on the screen.
  • When you use the feature, a green dot will display at the top of the display to signify that your camera is in use.

Take an Automatic Rectangle Measurement

  • When your device senses the edges of a rectangular entity, click the box to view the dimensions.
  • To shoot a picture of your measurement, click on the Take Picture button.

Take a Manual Measurement

  • Position the dot in the middle of the display with the spot you intend to begin your measurement, and then click the Add button.
  • Gently pan your device to the end spot, and then click the Add button to view the measured length.
  • To snap a picture of your measurement, click on the Take Picture button.
  • Take an additional measurement, or click on Clear to begin again.

Use Edge Guides

You can conveniently and accurately measure the heights and straight edges of cabinets and other items and objects with the aid of guidelines that displays automatically.

  • Place the dot in the middle of the display along the straight edge of an object until a guide pops up.
  • Click on the Add button where you intend to start measuring.
  • Gently move along the guide, then click the Add button at the endpoint to view the measured length.
  • To take an image of your measurement, click on the Take Picture button.

Use Ruler View

  • After you’ve taken measurement of the distance between two points, move your device closer to the measurement stripe until it switches into a ruler that displays incremental inches and feet.
  • Tap the Take Picture button to take a photo of your measurement.

View and Save Measurements

You can save a list of all the measurements you take in a single session along with screenshots so that you can easily share and access them when you need them.

  • Click on the History button to view a rundown of recent measurements.
  • Move up from the top of the rundown to view additional measurements.
  • To save the measurements, tap Copy, open a different app, click in a document, and then click Paste.

Measure a Person’s Height

With the “Measure” app, you can instantly measure a person’s height from the floor to the top of their head.

  • Place your device so that the individual you wish to measure displays on the screen from head to their feet.
  • A line shows at the upper part of their head, with the height measurement displaying just under the line.
  • To snap an image of your measurement, click the Take Picture button.
  • To save the image, click the screenshot in the bottom-left side
  • Next, click Done.
  • From here, select Save to Photos or Save to Files.

Set up the Apple TV app

Use the Apple TV app to watch Apple TV + originals, as well as your other favorite shows, movies, sports, and live news. Subscribe to Apple TV channels like CBS All Access and Showtime, watch tracks from streaming services and cable providers, and buy or rent movies and TV shows. The Apple TV app supports smart TVs and streaming devices,enabling you can to watch from anywhere.

Note: The availability of the Apple TV app and its features vary by country or region.

Subscribe to Apple TV+

You can subscribe to Apple TV + and watch high-class Apple Originals without ads. Stream Apple TV + on-demand on Apple devices, and compatible smart TVs and streaming devices, or download Apple Originals for offline viewing on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac. If you’re using Family Sharing, up to five other family members can share the subscription at no additional charge.

Click onWatch Now, and move down to the Apple TV+ row, proceed by opting for any of the following options:

  • Start a free trial: click the tab to begin your free trial. Apple TV+ offers one free trial for each subscriber/family.
  • Start a monthly subscription: to do this, tap Subscribe.
  • Evaluate the subscription information, and authorize using your Apple ID, Touch ID, or Face ID.

Note: this service/feature is not available in all regions.

Subscribe to Apple TV Channels

If you subscribe to Apple TV channels, you can stream or download the ad-free content for offline viewing if you want. If you use Family Sharing, up to five other family members can share the subscription at no additional cost.

Click onWatch Nowand then move down to look through the available channels.

To watch a channel, you can opt for any of the following:

  • Start a free trial: click the tab to begin your free trial. Apple TV+ offers one free trial for each subscriber/family.
  • Start a monthly subscription: to do this, tap Subscribe.
  • Evaluate the subscription information, and authorize using your Apple ID, Touch ID, or Face ID.

Add your Cable Service to the Apple TV App

Single sign-on offers instant right of entry to all the supported video applications in your subscription bundle.

  • Move to Settings.
  • Click on TV Provider.
  • Select your TV provider, and then log in using your provider details.
  • However, if your TV provider is not enlisted, log in straight from the app you wish to use.

Connect Apple TV App to Supported Apps

The Apple TV app recommends new content or the next episode of a series you watch. If you’re playing from a supported app for the first time, click on Connect to link to the Apple TV app.

Manage your Connected Apps and Subscriptions

  • Click on Watch Now, and then choose the My Account button or your profile image at the upper right.

Click on any of the following options:

  • Connected Apps: toggle apps on or off.
  • Connected apps display in the Apple TV app on each of your devices that you’ve logged in using your Apple ID.
  • Manage Subscriptions: click on a subscription to switch or cancel it.
  • Clear Play History: erase your watching history from all your Apple gadgets.

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