iPad Tips and Tricks

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

Notes

Sketch in your notes

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Use the drawing tools to doodle and sketch with just your finger. Touch and hold the eraser to start over.

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Photos

Add a filter to a photo

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In Photos, tap Edit, then tap the Filter buttonthe Filter button. When you find a filter you like, tap Done. You can always remove a filter by tapping None.

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iBooks

Get the User Guide

Learn everything you want to know about iPad — all in one place. The iPad User Guide is a free download in the iBooks Store.

Go to the iBooks Store.

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Videos

Find your favorite scene

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Drag the video playhead left or right. For finer control, move your finger toward the bottom of the screen as you drag.

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Siri

Correct Siri’s pronunciation

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If Siri mispronounces a name, say “That’s not how you say,” then say the name. Siri will ask you for the correct pronunciation.

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Photos

Set your wallpaper from Photos

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Keep your favorite photo close at hand. In Photos, tap the Share buttonthe Share button, then tap Use as Wallpaper.

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Maps

Find the way via public transit

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Use Maps to get step-by-step transit directions in many cities. Tap the settings buttonthe settings button, then tap Transit and enter your destination.

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iOS 9

Take a screenshot

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Press the Home and Sleep/Wake buttons at the same time. The picture is saved to the Screenshots album in Photos.

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iOS 9

Pay within apps using Apple Pay

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Use Apple Pay within apps to check out using a single touch. Go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay, then enter the shipping and contact info to use when you shop.

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Siri

Remind me about this later

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Want to get back to what you’re doing? Ask Siri to remind you about it later. Works with Mail, Notes, locations in Maps, Messages, and more.

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