How to Upgrade iCloud Storage on an iPad in iOS 9

You can store a large number of files in iCloud from an iPad, as every Apple ID gets 5 GB of space for free. But as you start to accumulate more files on your devices, you may discover that this storage space is no longer sufficient. I mainly use iCloud for my device backups, and […]

How to Disable FaceTime on an iPad in iOS 9

Your iPad has much of the same functionality as an iPhone, including the ability to send and receive text messages. But it can also enable you to make video or audio calls through the FaceTime app. However, if you have a child or an employee that uses the iPad, you may not want them to […]

Where is the Check Spelling Option on My iPad?

The spell checker on iPads and iPhones can be very useful if you have difficulty typing accurately on your mobile device. When a word is spelled incorrectly, the iOS device will underline it in red. You can then tap on the underlined word and select from a few options that the device though you actually […]

How to Disable iOS 9 Emojis on an iPad 2

Last updated: February 10, 2017 The iOS 9 emojis library included a couple of new updates from earlier versions of the operating system.  Emojis on iOS 9 are a fun and simple way to add some emotion to text messages, which may not otherwise be easy to convey with traditional characters and punctuation. Most new iPhone […]

How to Show Text Messages on the iPad Lock Screen

Your iPhone and iPad can interact with each other effectively with the help of your Apple ID and iCloud. One interaction that you may find useful involves the ability for you to receive iMessages on both your iPhone and your iPad, meaning that you can continue to use your iPad without switching devices if you […]

How to Get Rid of Lowercase Letters on the iPad Keyboard

One change from iOS 9 that I personally dislike is how the keyboard switches between upper and lowercase letters. I have written about turning off the lowercase keyboard on the iPhone, and the process for doing it on the iPad is fairly similar. There isn’t a rational reason why I dislike it, just something about the […]

How to Remove the Badge App Icon from Mail on an iPad

We have previously written about removing the red number from the Mail icon on an iPhone, which is a task that can be completed for almost every app on your device. You are also able to remove that number, called a Badge App icon, from the Mail app on your iPad. The Badge App icon appears […]

Why Won’t the Screen Rotate on My iPad?

Are you trying to rotate your iPad screen to view something, but the iPad refuses to switch from portrait orientation? This behavior occurs because the “Portrait Orientation Lock” has been enabled on your iPad. This feature is useful when you are reading something and do not want your iPad to rotate as you adjust your […]

iPad at Work for Dummies (Free eBook Valued at $16.99!)

Apple’s iPad helped to jumpstart the tablet market, and there are millions of households around the world that count an iPad among their devices. But the iPad is more than just a bigger smartphone that you can use to watch movies or listen to music. It’s also an incredibly effective tool that belongs in a […]

How to Check for an iOS Update on an iPad

Your iPad will occasionally have an iOS update available which will add new features and fix existing bugs or security problems. But updates often come at inconvenient times, so you may choose to install them later. If you are trying to do something on your iPad, but are unable to, then it is possible that […]