UDID Individual security codes for your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad
Take a screen shot
Free for iPhone/iPod Touch; Free for iPad emails your individual code so you have a record of it
Take a screen shot of any screen on your iPad/iPhone or iPod Touch by pressing the Home button and the on/off button together, the screen will flash white and the screen shot will appear in your Photos

Voice overs

Zooming a screen

Turn on Voice over by going to Settings - General - Accessibility - Voice Over
and choose on. This will read to you all alerts etc. You can also choose 'Speak
Selection', this will read any highlighted text, highlight the text and then tap Speak.
Zoom a screen by going to Settings - General -Accessibility - Zoom and set it to on. Now you can double tap with 3 fingers to zoom in on the screen and move around the screen with 3 fingers

Prolong your battery life

Create a shortcut on the iPad to a Website

Go to Settings - Privacy - Location Services
Turn off the Locations you don't need
loc.pngThen scroll down to Location Services
Turn off 'Setting Time Zone' and 'Location based i-Ads
If you have a class website that you would like your students IMG_0245.jpgto access quickly, then place a shortcut on the desktop. Go to Safari, find the website, tap - Share and select Add to Home screen, you can choose to rename it and then select Add.
It will appear on your home screen on the iPadIMG_0246.jpg

Accessing Control Centre


When you first turn on your iPad
or phone, under the slide to
unlock IMG_0247.jpgslide your finger up from
just under the screen, this brings
up the Control Centre, you can
do this on any page of the iPad.
Here you can access Volume
control, Airplane Mode, Wireless, Bluetooth, lock and unlock screen, brightness control, instant camera, Airdrop and Airplay, and your controls for your music. On your phone you also get the flashlight.
Press and Hold the home button, speak to Siri and he/she will reply back.
You can enable and disable Siri by going to Settings - General - Siri and slide on or off the enable button

Change Wallpaper

If you have a photo on your iPad that you want to use as your wallpaper, tap on the Share button and then tap on Use as Wallpaper. Choose where you want it
  • on your Lock Screen only
  • on your Home Screen only
  • Set both

Guided Access

If you want to keep your students on one app only and restrict their access to other apps
  • Open “Settings” and tap on “General”

  • Navigate to “Accessibility” and under the Learning section tap on “Guided Access”

  • Flip the switch to ON, then tap “Set Passcode” to set a password you’ll use to escape out of Guided Access mode

  • Choose whether or not to Enable Screen Sleep, turning it ON will help sustain battery life when the iPad, iPod, or iPhone is left inactive

  • Launch any app as usual, then triple-click the Home button to summon the Accessibility menu

  • Tap “Guided Access” from the menu

  • Set the Guided Access rules and swipe areas on the thumbnailed screen to disable certain areas of the screen, choose whether touch input is on or off, and whether motion works

  • Tap “Next” to enter Guided Access mode

The iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch is now effectively locked into the current application, and pressing the Home button will no longer leave the app. Sooner or later you’ll surely want to escape out of this mode though, but only those with the passcode set earlier can do so.

Escaping Guided Access in iOS

  • Triple-click the Home button and enter the passcode chosen during setup of Guided Access to unlock the device

You’ll now be back to the usual behavior of iOS.

If you’d like to turn off Guided Access completely, just go back to Settings > Accessibility > Guided Access > and flip the setting to OFF. You’ll need to enter the passcode again to do so.

Multitask gestures (make sure multitask gestures are turned on, go to Settings - General and select On for multitasking gestures

4 finger swipe up

Use four fingers at any time to swipe up to see recently used apps. Swipe down to see the full screen again or tap on the screen.

4 finger swipe left right

When you are in a app, swipe right to move to the app you were using previously, and again to the one before that, swipe to the left to go back to the first app you opened.

5 finger pinch

Use all five fingers and swipe from an open hand to the centre of the iPad. This will return you back to the screen you launched from.