Basic Ipad and Iphone Lesson three, February 12th
How to use the camera continued:
How to set the flash on your iPhone or 9.7-inch iPad camera
Launch the Camera app from your iPhone home screen.
Tap the Flash button.
Set it to On when you want to use it.
Set it to Auto, optionally, if you want to let your iPhone decide when to use it.
How to set a timer on the camera for iPhone and iPad
Launch the Camera app on your iPhone or iPad.
Tap on the timer button.
Choose either 3 seconds or 10 seconds.
Tap the camera shutter when you're ready for the countdown to start.
On the IPhone
On the iPhone, your flash will light up every second and then flash rapidly for the last 3 seconds of the countdown. Once the time ends, your iPhone or iPad will take the photo, in burst mode so you have a good amount of photos to choose from in case someone moves.
How to take a square photo with your iPhone or iPad
Launch the Camera app on your iPhone or iPad.
Swipe to change modes to Square.
Tap the Shutter button or the Volume button to take your picture.
How to take a live photo
With Live Photos, your iPhone records what happens 1.5 seconds before and after you take a picture. You get a photo captured with movement.
- Open the Camera app.
- Turn Live Photos on.
- When it's on, you see the Live Photo button at the top of your Camera
- Tap the shutter button .
How to take a video
Where to view and edit photos and videos
Open the photos app on your Iphone/Ipad
Scroll down do see all your albums and phtoos.
How to edit photos
1. Edit and Auto Enhance
Open Photos to review the shots you've snapped, tap on one, then tap Edit (top-right). The editing options appear; their location will vary depending on whether your iPad is in portrait or landscape orientation. Often the most immediately useful option is Auto Enhance (represented by the magic wand icon).
Tap this and Photos will attempt to improve the colour and contrast of your photo automatically.
2. Crop and rotate
Tap the Crop tool. If Photos detects a line in the image that it thinks should be horizontal, it automatically rotates the shot to suit. You can fine-tune using the wheel, or undo by tapping Reset.
To crop, drag the white frame border or its corners. Optionally, tap the aspect ratio icon (overlapping squares); a rule-of-thirds grid will be displayed to help you perfect your composition. Click Done to save your changes.
3. Using Photo Filters
The Photo Filters option enables you to quickly add special effects to your photos. Tap the filters icon to reveal a row of effect previews.
Tap each in turn to see how it affects the image; tap Done to finish. You can remove an effect by tapping its preview again or by tapping None, and add further adjustments afterwards. You can revert to the unedited shot at any time, even if you've closed and reopened it.
4. Remove red-eye
Red-eye (caused by reflected camera flash) is a common problem in portraits. Photos has a built-in red-eye removal tool, which will appear if the app detects a face in shot.
Tap the tool (the eye-shaped icon), then tap on each affected eye. Sometimes you need to tap a few times for Photos to locate the red-eye; it can help if you pinch to zoom in first. Tap Done to finish.
How to shoot video with your iPhone or iPad
The video button is red and the photo button is white
Launch the Camera app from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.
Swipe from left to right across the bottom to switch from Photo to Video mode. (Or just tap the word Video.)
Tap the Record button to start your video - the button turns square and the second begin to roll.
Tap the Stop button to end your video.
Mouse cursor for ipad - trackpad for Ipad and Iphone
(This is helpful in moving the cursor to any point in a piece of text.)
Launch the app you want to use and bring up the keyboard.
Touch and hold the spacebar (or in older iPads any two keys) with your finger to switch to the trackpad.
Move your finder to move around within the text.
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the red slider appears. Slide your finger across the slider to turn off iPad. To turn iPad back on, press and hold the Sleep/Wake until the Apple logo appears.
Resetting iPad or Force restart
If turning the iPad off and back on again doesn't fix the problem, or the iPad is unresponsive when you try to turn it off, you have to reset it by doing the following:
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
(On the IPhone X and Ipad Pro press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Volume up button at the same time for at least ten seconds until the Apple logo appears.)
How to find anything on the iPad or iPhone
Search option on IPad
Swipe down from the middle of the Home screen if the search box is not there.
(Home screen is the first of your many screens - the dots just above the dock tell you how many screens you have)
Tap the Search field, then enter what you're looking for. As you type, Search updates results in real time.
Tap a search result to open it.
Using the Microphone to write an email
Locate the position of your microphone on your ipad and make sure it is not covered.
Open your email app
Address an email to yourself - you can also use the microphone to select recipient but not today!
Click in the message box
Click on the microphone on the bottom left hand side of your keyboard.
Dictate your message and click send.
To insert accents and symbols using the Ipad Iphone Keyboard
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