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For Seniors: Send E-Mail Messages on iPad 2

iPad 2 lets you keep in contact with your friends and colleagues through e-mail. Using Mail, you can create e-mail messages and send them to anyone you like, whether or not that person is in your Contacts [more…]

For Seniors: How to Search iPad 2 E-mail

To locate a specific e-mail message on iPad 2, simply search for it using Mail's search capability. Because sending and receiving e-mail messages on iPad 2 is so easy, you'll soon get a lot of it. You'll [more…]

For Seniors: How to Organize iPad 2 E-mail

You can organize e-mail on iPad 2 by moving messages into particular folders and deleting the e-mails you no longer need. With the tons of e-mail you probably receive every day, you'll find it best to [more…]

For Seniors: Explore FaceTime on iPad 2

FaceTime on iPad allows you to make video calls to other FaceTime users. FaceTime is wonderful for anyone who wants to keep up with distant family members and friends and see as well as hear the latest-and-greatest [more…]

For Seniors: Make a FaceTime Call with iPad 2

Using FaceTime, you can make a video call on your iPad 2. During the FaceTime session, you'll be able to see and hear the person you call. You can chat with anyone who also has FaceTime — iPhone 4, iPad [more…]

For Seniors: Display Thumbnail Web Pages on iPad 2

On your iPad 2, you can browse web pages on the Internet using the Safari web browser. Display open web pages as thumbnails (small pictures) on a single page, in order to quickly redisplay a page you want [more…]

For Seniors: Search the Internet in Safari on iPad 2

On your iPad 2, you can browse the Internet using the Safari web browser. Search the web for pages to view whenever you don't know the exact address (URL) of the web site you wish to visit. After searching [more…]

For Seniors: Bookmark Favorite Web Pages in iPad 2 Safari

Using Safari, you can browse the Internet on your iPad 2. If you find a new favorite web page, bookmark it in Safari so that you can easily revisit the page when needed. [more…]

For Seniors: Save Web Clips on iPad 2

Access your favorite web pages by saving them as Web Clips on the iPad 2 Home screen. A Web Clip is a photo icon of a web page, saved to the Home screen, that you can use to jump to a website with a single [more…]

For Seniors: Save a Web Image to iPad 2

Your iPad 2 makes a wonderful display for your digital images, pulled from the web or your digital camera. Collect images to the photo library, and browse through them whenever you like. You can even display [more…]

For Seniors: E-Mail Web Page Links on iPad 2

Browse the Internet on your iPad using the Safari web browser, and if you find a great web page you want to share, e-mail a link to it to your friends and colleagues. [more…]

For Seniors: Print a Web Page on iPad 2

You can print a web page you find on your iPad 2, using a wireless printer. Although the iPad 2 has a beautiful display, there are times when you might want to print a web page rather than just display [more…]

For Seniors: Add Web E-Mail to iPad 2

You can send and receive e-mail on iPad 2 – through both regular and web e-mail accounts. Webmail on iPad includes Gmail, Yahoo!, or AOL accounts, and these providers typically use a web page to help you [more…]

For Seniors: Explore iTunes on the iPad 2

With the iTunes app on iPad, you can shop for music, movies, TV shows, audiobooks, podcasts, and even online classes at Apple’s iTunes Store. The iTunes app is pre-installed on iPad 2, so you need do nothing [more…]

For Seniors: Sort or Preview iTunes Selections on iPad

iTunes on iPad lets you shop for music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Before making a purchase at the iTunes Store, you might want to preview your selections, or at least sort them for an easier review [more…]

For Seniors: Buy Media on iTunes

On your iPad 2, you can buy music, movies, audiobooks, and more at the iTunes Store. Media you purchase through iTunes is typically downloaded directly to your iPad or to your computer and then synced [more…]

For Seniors: Download Apps for iPad 2

iPad 2 comes with many pre-installed apps, although you'll want to add the ones that suit your lifestyle, such as iBooks, Pandora, and AARP. Some iPad apps are free, while others cost anywhere from 99 [more…]

For Seniors: Organize iPad 2 Applications on Home Screens

Your iPad 2 can display up to 11 Home screens. You organize iPad apps (applications) on these various Home screens. The main Home screen contains preinstalled apps; other Home screens are created to contain [more…]

For Seniors: Organize iPad 2 Apps in Folders

As with iPhone, iPad lets you organize apps in folders. With so many useful applications, it's practical to group similar apps together in folders so you can locate them easily. iPad comes with many built-in [more…]

For Seniors: Delete Apps from Your iPad 2

You can delete (remove) iPad 2 apps if you decide that you no longer need them. Deleting unwanted applications from your iPad saves precise space for the apps you actually do use. You can only delete apps [more…]

For Seniors: Accept a FaceTime Call on iPad 2

FaceTime lets you make a video call to other FaceTime users. If someone calls you on your iPad 2 using FaceTime, you can accept or decline the call. If you accept, the video call begins right away. During [more…]

For Seniors: Download Free Podcasts from iTunes U

iTunes U is a compilation of free online courses from universities and other providers, available through iTunes. Courses at iTunes U are presented in podcasts, and are easily playable on your iPad 2. [more…]

For Seniors: Recommended Apps for iPad 2

iPad 2 comes with many built-in apps, such as Contacts and Videos. But for seniors, there are many other apps for iPad that you might want to add — from games to financial tools and productivity applications [more…]

For Seniors: Listen to Podcasts on iPad 2

Podcasts are audio broadcasts you can listen to on your iPad. Most podcasts are free and feature a wide variety of topics. Podcasts often repeat at a regular cycle, known as episodes. Each episode of a [more…]

For Seniors: Organize Your iBooks Library on iPad 2

On the iPad 2, e-books are organized in your iBooks library. E-book in the iBooks library are normally organized so that the most recently downloaded title is displayed in the top left corner of the first [more…]

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