iPad Tips and Tricks

A collection of tips showing some useful features of iPad with iOS 9.

iOS 9

Check battery use and storage

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To see battery usage, go to Settings > Battery. Tap the Show Detailed Usage Data buttonthe Show Detailed Usage Data button to see more detail.

To view storage used, go to Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage.

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Mail

Manage your inbox faster

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Manage multiple messages at once. Tap Edit, select some messages, then tap Mark, Move, or Trash.

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Safari

Remove webpage clutter

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Reader in Safari makes articles easier to read. When you see the Reader buttonthe Reader button in the search field, tap it to see just the text and photos — without ads.

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Messages

Forward a message

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Touch and hold a message bubble, then tap More. Select the bubbles you want to forward then tap the Forward button.the Forward button..

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Siri

Use Siri hands-free

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Simply say “Hey Siri” and ask for what you need.

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iOS 9

Reduce eye strain at night

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iPad can automatically alter display colors for better viewing at night. Schedule Night Shift to turn on from sunset to sunrise in Settings > Display & Brightness.

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Siri

Have Siri do the math

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Just ask “How much is 32% of 75?” Siri can add, subtract, and divide, too.

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Messages

See when a message was sent

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Drag a message bubble to the left to see when it was sent.

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iOS 9

Have iPad speak to you

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iPad can speak selected text, or the entire screen. Explore the options in Settings > General > Accessibility > Speech. See the iPad User Guide for info.

View the online user guide.

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Music

Share an Apple Music playlist

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To share a playlist with others, tap the Actions buttonthe Actions button, then tap the Share buttonthe Share button and choose a sharing option.

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