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How to Set Up E-Mail on the iPad mini

If you don't want to sync the e-mail accounts on your Mac or PC, you can set up an e-mail account on your iPad mini manually. It's not quite as easy as clicking a box and syncing your iPad mini, but it's [more…]

How to Set Up Corporate E-Mail on the iPad mini

The iPad mini makes nice with the Microsoft Exchange servers that are a staple in large enterprises, as well as many smaller businesses. What's more, if your company supports Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync [more…]

Basics of E-Mail Account Setting on the iPad mini

The email app on the iPad mini has account settings allowing you to interact with your email. You most likely will never need most of these settings. So here they are, whether you need ’em or not: [more…]

iPad 4G or mini: Organize and Read E-Mail by Threads

If you have a fourth-generation iPad or an iPad mini and tend to have long e-mail discussions, you can use threads to organize and read your messages. The iPad Mail app enables you to view e-mail messages [more…]

How to Sync Your Tablet Automatically

Depending on the storage capacity of your iPad or iPad mini — 16GB, 64GB, or 128GB — you may be able to cram all of your computer’s tablet-friendly digital content onto the device’s hard drive. If that [more…]

Connect Your iPad to a Wi-Fi Network

The cellular-enabled iPad or iPad mini automatically connects to cellular networks. However, things aren’t automatic when it comes to wireless network connections — which iOS refers to as [more…]

Connect Your iPad to Known or Hidden Networks

If the Wi-Fi network is one that you use all the time — for example, your home or office network — the good news is your iPad or iPad mini remembers any network to which you connect. As soon as a known [more…]

How to Stop Incessant Wi-Fi Network Prompts on Your iPad

The Select a Wireless Network dialog is a handy convenience if you’re not sure whether a Wi-Fi network is available. However, as you move around town, you may find that this dialog pops up all over the [more…]

When You Don’t Want to Use Wi-Fi on Your iPad

There are many reasons you might not want to use a Wi-Fi connection when working with your iPad. Whether it’s to keep children off the internet, to keep your iPad from connecting to a non-optimal network [more…]

Cellular-Enabled iPads and iPad Minis

Some models of the iPad and iPad mini come with a cellular chip and antenna that enable those tablets to connect to a cellular network. The big advantage here is that you can use your tablet online even [more…]

How to Add Bookmarks to Your iPad

Even if you get your tablet bookmarks off to a flying start by copying a bunch of them from your Mac or PC, and now have a large collection at your beck and call, that doesn’t mean your bookmark collection [more…]

How to Sync Bookmarks on Your iPad

The web era is into its third decade now, so with your iPad or iPad mini, you probably know all about the wonderful world wide web. You’re probably most concerned with finding great web treasures and returning [more…]

iPad Browsing Tips for Faster Surfing

The iPad or iPad mini helps lessen (but, alas, not eliminate) the biggest problem with the web — the fact that it’s just so darned huge. You probably spend great big chunks of your day visiting sites and [more…]

How to Browse Your iPad with Tabs

Yes, indeed, Safari on iPad supports tabbed browsing instead of the slightly clunky pages it used in older versions. And you’re not restricted to a meager two tabs — no way. Your iPad or iPad mini lets [more…]

Touchscreen Tips for Surfing Your iPad

The case in favor of crowning the iPad and iPad mini the best web surfing appliances ever isn’t hard to make: they’re blazingly fast, render most sites perfectly, and the large screens mean that you almost [more…]

How to Add Voice to an iMessage from Your iPad

With iOS 8, you can record an audio message and send it along to a recipient. Apple calls this Tap to Talk and here’s how to take advantage of it.

Press and hold down the microphone icon to the right of [more…]

Smart Messaging Tricks You Can Use on Your iPad

The Messages app on your iPad lets you exchange iMessages, pictures, contacts, videos, audio recordings, and locations with anyone using an Apple iDevice with iOS 5 or higher or with a Mac running OS X [more…]

How to Sort and Display Contacts on Your iPad

How you refer to your friends will probably determine whether you choose to sort the contacts list on your iPad alphabetically by last name or first name. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars; scroll down to [more…]

How to Manage Bookmarks on Your iPad mini

You may have a long list of your favorite sites bookmarked on your iPad mini. If a bookmarked site is no longer meaningful, you can change it or get rid of it: [more…]

How to Access Your Web History on the iPad mini

Sometimes you want to revisit a site that you failed to bookmark on your iPad mini, but you can’t remember the darn destination or what led you there in the first place. Good thing you can study the history [more…]

How to Share Your Favorite Web Finds with the iPad mini

When you find a great website that you just must share, use Safari on your iPad mini to tweet it, post it to Facebook, or — go old-school — print it. To make [more…]

How to Set Safari Security Settings on Your iPad mini

Along with the riches galore found on the Internet are places in cyberspace where you’re hassled. Luck for you, your iPad mini allows you to change the security settings to protect yourself on the web. [more…]

How to Change Your Email Account Settings on the iPad mini

There may come a time when you need to change your email account settings on your iPad mini. You most likely will never need most of these settings, but when you do need them, it’s good to know what to [more…]

How to Set Up a POP3 Email Account on Your iPad

If you have a POP3 email account, you can set it up on your iPad. You can also set up most email accounts, such as those available through EarthLink or a cable provider, by obtaining the host name from [more…]

How to Mark Your iPad Email as Unread or Flag for Follow-Up

With a new feature in iOS 8, you can use a simple swipe on your iPad to access tools that either mark an email as unread after you’ve read it, which places a blue dot before the message, or flag an email [more…]

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