iPad For Seniors

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For Seniors: Map a Contact's Location on iPad 2

Using Google Maps on iPad 2, you can locate an address entered in Contacts. Maps can also provide directions to a contact's address from wherever you're currently located, or from some other location altogether [more…]

For Seniors: Delete an iPad 2 Contact

When it’s time to remove (delete) a name or two from Contacts on iPad, it’s easy to do. iPad helps you manage contact info such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and so on. Still, not all contacts prove [more…]

For Seniors: Manage Contacts with iPad 2

iPad helps you manage contact info such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and so on. Sure, you can use an address book to keep contacts, but why should you, when the iPad makes it so much fun? [more…]

For Seniors: Sync Contacts on iPad 2 with iTunes

Sync contacts from your computer or your Google or Yahoo! account using iTunes, so you can avoid manually entering contacts on your iPad. Having contacts on your iPad 2 allows you to quickly lookup addresses [more…]

For Seniors: Assign a Photo to an iPad 2 Contact

One of the fun things about having your contacts on iPad is that you can associate photos to them. Photos help you recall exactly who a contact is, whether business, family, or friend, and besides, they [more…]

For Seniors: Search for an iPad 2 Contact

Keep contact information on your iPad so that you can quickly locate important phone numbers and addresses when needed. You can search for a contact whenever you like, rather than browsing through your [more…]

For Seniors: Browse Notes on iPad 2

The Notes app on iPad 2 allows you to take short notes such as to-do lists and books you want to read. Browse notes after you create them to find the one you want to read, add to, or e-mail to someone. [more…]

For Seniors: Search for an iPad 2 Note

The iPad 2 Notes app lets you record short notes. To locate a specific note, search its text for keywords. Your search examines a note's title and the text it contains, and produces a list of matching [more…]

For Seniors: E-Mail a Note from iPad 2

If you want to share what you wrote with a friend or colleague, you can easily e-mail the contents of an iPad 2 note. Share notes from a meeting, a list of favorite books or movies, favorite recipe, and [more…]

For Seniors: Delete Notes on iPad 2

Deleting notes on your iPad when you’re done with them frees up room for the information you want to keep. There’s no sense in letting your iPad 2 notes list get cluttered, making it harder to find the [more…]

For Seniors: Take Notes on iPad 2

Notes is an iPad 2 application that you can use to do everything from jotting down notes at meetings to keeping to-do lists. Notes isn’t a robust word processor like Apple Pages or Microsoft Word, but [more…]

For Seniors: Edit Notes on iPad 2

After creating a note on iPad 2, you can edit its text. For example, you can copy text and paste it elsewhere. You can also delete text.

Editing notes on iPad is similar to using a word processor or other [more…]

For Seniors: Clean Your iPad Screen

iPad has fingerprint-resistant screen. Still, fingerprints will collect on the iPad's screen despite your best efforts, so be sure to clean the screen from time to time as fingerprints accumulate. [more…]

For Seniors: Protect Your iPad 2 with a Case

Your iPad has an exposed screen that can be damaged if you accidentally drop it or scratch it. Protect your iPad with a case so that you can carry it around the house or around town safely. Besides providing [more…]

For Seniors: Extend Your iPad’s Battery Life

Running out of battery life when using your iPad 2 is painful, especially if you are in the middle of something important. The 10-hour battery life of the iPad is much touted, but you can do some things [more…]

For Seniors: Dealing with an Unresponsive iPad

An unresponsive iPad can be a pretty frustrating thing. Whether the problem is an iPad that won’t turn on, freezes in the middle of an app, or loses sound, you don’t have to pound your fists in frustration [more…]

For Seniors: Update iPad 2 Software

Apple occasionally updates the iPad system software to fix problems or offer enhanced features. Check for updates to your iPad system software about once a month or so, and you'll keep your iPad running [more…]

For Seniors: Find Help for Your iPad

Apple is known for its easy-to-use products and helpful customer support. Apple makes help available through various outlets. Apple employees are very knowledgeable about all things Apple, so they should [more…]

For Seniors: Find a Missing iPad

The FindMyiPad feature can find a missing iPad whether you simply mislay it or someone steals it. FindMyiPad not only tracks down your iPad but also lets you wipe out the data contained in it if you have [more…]

What You Can Do with iPad General Settings

Use iPad’s General settings to set up basic functionality for your everyday use. You access the General settings in the following table by tapping the Settings app icon on the Home screen and then tapping [more…]

iPad Mail, Contacts, and Calendar Settings

For the social and organizational parts of your brain, iPad makes available Mail, Contacts, and Calendar apps; the settings for these apps are covered in the following table. You access the settings listed [more…]

iPad For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The iPad is cool and perfect for many seniors because it provides a very simple, intuitive interface for doing things like checking e-mail and scheduling appointments. With the easy-to-use tables in this [more…]

For Seniors: Free (or Almost Free) Apps for Your iPad

You'd be amazed at the apps available for your iPad. You can download any of these fun, free apps through the App Store to get you going with your iPad: [more…]

For Seniors: How to Edit an iTunes Radio Station on iPad

After you create an iTunes Radio station on your iPad, you can edit the station in several ways to get the perfect mix of music: [more…]

For Seniors: Useful Siri Commands for iPad

When activated on your iPad, Siri can do more than most people know. If you have an iOS enabled car, you can even use it to give commands to play iTunes Radio and more. Here are some useful sample commands [more…]

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