The app Notability has a good backup feature that you should be utilizing. Most everything on your iPad will be stored in your iCloud or Google Drive account, but Notability needs to be set up in order to automatically backup your notes. To do this, go into your Notability app. Locate the settings icon on the bottom left. Next, choose the Auto-Backup section and select … Continue reading Notability Auto-Backup Feature
AirDropping is a fantastic way to quickly share a document outside of Google Drive with someone. AirDropping allows you to securely connect to another person’s iPad and share a file with them. To do this you need to first enable Airdrop in your settings. Go to settings and locate the “general” tab. Once in “general,” there will be an “AirDrop” menu item on the right. … Continue reading Air Drop Functionality
On the new iPad OS you can now take a screenshot with little effort utilizing the Apple Pencil. On any screen while using the Apple Pencil begin, in one of the bottom corners of the iPad and swipe diagonally towards the center of the screen with the pencil. This gesture will take a screenshot and allow you to instantly annotate and share the document. To … Continue reading Screenshot with Apple Pencil
The Safari browser has a mode called “reader mode.” This mode is useful when you are searching the internet for research or sifting through news articles. Once enabled, reader mode will remove all the ads and unnecessary content on the screen so you can get to the important information quicker. This is done by locating the URL bar at the top of the Safari browser. … Continue reading Safari Reader Mode
You can multitask with split-screening on the iPad! The feature needs to be enabled on your iPad first. To do this go to Settings>General>Multitasking & Dock>Toggle on ‘Allow Multiple Apps’. Place the apps you want to split-screen on your dock. Open one of the apps. Then do a half-inch swipe up from the bottom center of the screen so you can see your dock while … Continue reading iPad Split-screen Feature
Brad Davis, instructional technology support specialist at Hastings College, is teaching campus about how to better use technology both in the classroom and in one’s own life. In an effort to reach the campus as a whole, Davis is producing a set of “Tech Tips.” These will be published in the Hastings College Collegian. There is an update on your iPad that adds some exciting … Continue reading iPad OS is Here!