An iPad is a great piece of technology. It is portable, easy to use and multifunctional. Getting the hang of your new gadget can sometimes be tricky though, and that is when it is helpful to have a few tricks up your sleeve. Here are some of the best tips, most often used by iPad professionals, that can help you to improve your iPad experience. If your friends own iPads too, you can share your entire music and video library with them. Open your ITunes app and activate the home sharing function. You also need to enter your Apple ID in the music and video menu of your iPad. To access a shared library, open a music or video app and select more. You will then have access to a list of shared libraries. Take the time to get to know your iPads settings. Apple has provided a wide range of options to make your iPad extremely customizable. Changing your settings can make your iPad a lot more fun to use and it may even become faster and easier to use. It is worth is to take this time and learn it. If you do a lot of typing on your iPad, consider buying a portable Bluetooth keyboard. Doing a lot of typing on a virtual on-screen keyboard will most likely cause a lot of pain in your finger joints. Buying a portable Bluetooth keyboard for your iPad will make it possible for you to type long documents on your tablet comfortably. Put an end to WiFi connect messages. Tired of being notified every time you stray into a WiFi zone? In the Wi-Fi section of Settings, there is an option to turn off "Ask to Join Networks." You can still manually join any network, the iPad will just stop notifying you of every time one is in range. You do not have to save documents to your iPad to share them. Access them via the Internet and open your share menu. You will then have access to a list of all the documents you opened. Tap on the document you want to share. If you want to share an entire page, you will be able to send it as a Word document or as a PDF. Do you ever find yourself browsing the web and wondering where a word that is hyperlinked will take you? There is a remedy for this. Since you cant hover over words like on a regular computer, you may touch and hold that word. This reveals the hyper-linked URL. If you are worried that a four digit passcode is not enough to keep your iPad secure, you can opt for a longer one. You can go into your settings and change it so that you can use as many characters as you would like. This is useful if you know there is a chance someone you know will guess any four digit code you choose. If you enjoy listening to audio-books, youll love the VoiceOver just click the next web page application under Accessibility settings. This feature will read aloud any text displayed on the screen. Open your favorite e-book or blog and your iPad will read it to you! This is perfect for listening in your car or while you are doing work around the house. iPads come with apps many dont ever use. Since these apps are part of the OS, they cant be removed. You can place these programs in a folder, then move the folder to a different page. Without these apps to clutter your screen, you can do more with your preferred apps. Because iPads are expensive, it is a good idea to care for them properly. A lot of people get screen protectors. These thin sheets of plastic provide extra protection for your iPads screen. To clean the screen, be sure to use a lightly water dampened, soft cloth. Never use a household cleaning product! As you have just read, when you know how to use your iPad, you wont feel as overwhelmed. There are many things your iPad knows how to do, but you may not know how the function works. This makes it imperative that you apply all youve learned from this article for optimal results!