How To: Install iPad apps
You can easily install iPad apps using either iTunes or the iPad App Store available on the iPad. Before you download any iPad apps you must first download iTunes 10.0.1 and create a free iTunes account. Once you’ve done that you can start downloading and installing iPad apps. Below are detailed instructions on how you can install iPad apps.
1. Install iPad apps with iTunes
To install iPad apps using iTunes , follow the steps below:
- Open iTunes.
- Click the App Store tab on the top.
- You will see both iPad and iPhone apps, make sure you click the iPad button to see apps specifically available for the iPad only.
- Click on the iPad app you wish to download.
- Click the button on the top left to download the iPad app. The button has bold text which either says “Free App” if the iPad app is free or “$x.xx Buy App” if the iPad app is a paid app.
- You will be prompted to enter in your iTunes username and login, and once you do that the iPad app will be downloaded on your computer. Your iPad should automatically sync your apps once you connect your iPad to your computer.
2. Install iPad apps from iPad
- Open the iPad App store app. You must have Internet connection and an iTunes account.
- Browse through the different categories, and find the app you would like to download.
- Tap on the blue icon on the rectangle button on the right to download the app. You will be asked for you iTunes username and password, enter it in and then your app will download and install.
How Can I Add Music to an iPad From a Computer?
Automatically Sync Music
- Click the "Start" button on your PC and select "Programs," "Apple" and "iTunes" to run iTunes. For Macintosh computers, click the iTunes icon on your screen's dock.
- Plug the iPad USB cable into the bottom of the iPad, and plug the other end into your computer's USB port.
- Click the "iPad" tab under the "Devices" section in the iTunes sidebar, and click the "Music" tab.
- Check the box next to "Sync Music" and click the circle next to "Entire music library" or "Selected playlists, artists, and genres." Click the boxes next to specific artists, playlists and genres if you want to sync specific music to your iPad.
- Click the "Apply" button at the bottom of the iTunes window, then unplug the iPad from the computer once synchronization is complete.
Manually Add Music
- Open the iTunes program on your computer, and insert the USB iPad cable into the bottom of the iPad and the USB slot on your computer.
- Click the "iPad" tab in the iTunes sidebar, and click the "Summary" tab in the main iTunes window.
- Check the box next to "Manually manage music and videos," and click the "Apply" button.
- Click the "Music" tab in the iTunes sidebar under the Library section, and drag-and-drop music to the "iPad" tab.
- Click the "Eject" icon next to the iPad tab after the music transfer completes.
How To Watch Live TV On iPad
WiFi is almost at every home, with devices like iPad and iSlate which are lighter and have a big display screen making it easy for watching video, but these devices are more of a mobile devices rather than wall mounting devices for watching TV the orthodox way.But just incase you want to watch a missed episode of your favorite show on TV the best to watch it again is on the web.
iPad having WiFi capability makes it easy to watch TV on iPad via IPTV using SPB TV a free IP TV app for iPad, iPhone and iPod.some of the features like the Picture-in-picture mode, TV Guide makes it easy to switch channels letting users preview the channel before switching.
SPB TV iPad App Features :
- Picture-in-picture mode
- Full Screen Mode
- Integrated TV guide
- More than 100, subscription free, TV channels from more than 17 countries
- Onscreen controls
- Organize Channels List
- Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
iPad having a good storage the ability to record video can make the app even better.
The app is compatible with iPad, iPhone OS 3.0 or higher, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch, iPhone 3G.
Connecting to the Internet
To connect to the Internet, use any application that accesses the Internet.
When you use any Internet-enabled application, iPad does the following, in order, until connected:
- Attempt to connect using the last Wi-Fi network you used that's available.
- If no Wi-Fi network you've used is available, iPad shows a list of Wi-Fi networks in range. Tap a network and if necessary, enter the password to join. Networks that require a password show next to them.
- If no Wi-Fi networks are available or if you choose not to join one, iPad connects over the cellular data network*.
- Wi-Fi is often faster than a cellular data network. Wi-Fi networks, however, cover limited areas. iPad can join AirPort and other Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or at Wi-Fi hotspots around the world. When iPad is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the Wi-Fi icon in the status bar at the top of the screen shows the connection strength. The more bars you see, the better the connection.
- To see all the Wi-Fi networks in range: From the Home screen, choose Settings > Wi-Fi. Tap a network to join it.
- Many Wi-Fi networks can be used free of charge, and some require a fee. For Wi-Fi networks requiring a fee, in most cases you can open Safari to see a webpage that will allow you to sign up for service.
For information on configuring Wi-Fi settings, see the Wi-Fi section of the iPad User's Guide.
Cellular data networks*
- Cellular data networks allow Internet connectivity over the cellular network. Check your carrier's network coverage in your area for availability.
- You can tell that iPad is connected to the Internet over a cellular data network if you see , , or in the status bar at the top of the screen.
- If you're outside your carrier's network, you may be able to use a cellular data network from another carrier. Roaming charges may apply.
* Cellular data requires iPad Wi-Fi + 3G and an activated cellular data plan.