New to the iPad? There are tons of tips and tricks we’ve shared on our blog about the best apps and shortcuts to know when utilizing your iPad. Today, we’re sharing some tips and shortcuts for entering text into your iPad. Whether you use your iPad as a word processor, for emailing, or for just surfing the internet, these tips will help you enter your text quicker and more efficiently!
- Tap the space bar twice to end a sentence with a period and start the next word with a capital letter.
- Touch the shift button and slide to a letter to capitalize it (faster than individually taping shift then the letter).
- Touch the 123 button and slide to the number or punctuation you want to enter, then let go to enter the number and immediately switch back to letter (ABC) mode.
- Touch and hold down a key to see variant characters. For example, hold down on “e” to see “è” “é” and more, or “$” to see
- Touch the exclamation point button (!) and flick up to quickly enter an apostrophe (‘)
- Type a double character at the end to auto-correct in contractions. For example, weree by default will autocorrect to we’re, saving you from having to type the apostrophe.
- Put two fingers on the keyboard and pull them apart (like you do when you want to zoom in on a web page or photograph) to split the keyboard in two and make it easier for thumb-typing. (Pinch your fingers to bring the keyboard back together again).
For even more tips and tricks for using your iPad, click here! And if you are new to the iPad, or want to learn more about the best apps and other ways to put it to use, feel free to contact us!