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Welcome to the Tips & Tricks – Secrets for iPad app

We love the iPad and how easy it is to use, but it can be quite a task keeping up with everything. Not only are there plenty of hidden features that you may not know about, but Apple continues to add services and functionality to its smartphone. This app is designed to help you explore your device and seek out all those secrets, and to discover those little hacks that will enable you to get the most out of your iPhone.

These tips are based on iOS 11, the latest iPad operating system released in September 2017. To check you’re running the latest version on your device head to Settings > General > Software Update. If you’re not on iOS 11 yet, there will be an option to download it. Tap Download and Install, and your device will begin the process. Our guide is still relevant with earlier versions of iOS, but you’ll get more out of it by using the latest software.

Tap the Tips button to explore our full range of 200+ tips sorted by chapter, or if you want to read the guide more like a book simply swipe across each page to get to the next tip. We’ve also added some new ways to find tips this year: the next few pages of the Introduction comprise three new articles: a Quickstart Guide for iPhone beginners; a New in iOS 11 post outlining the latest features; and a Jargon Dictionary to help you better understand specific phrases. Each of these includes links to detailed tips, so if you don’t feel like reading the whole guide in one go we’d recommend using these posts to direct you.

We hope you enjoy Tips & Tricks – happy reading!