Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding keyboards, part of iPad Tips and Tricks.
- For many iOS users, one of the most welcome…additions to iOS 8 was its ability…to accept third-party keyboards,…meaning keyboards that are not built in to iOS 8…but have been designed by other app developers.…If you're not a fan of the way the built-in keyboard works…or if you just wanna try out some other…text input methods, you can now do so.…The first to do is to find and install…a third-party keyboard.…On this iPad, I've purchased and installed…a keyboard called Swype.…Swype features a completely different text input method,…which is very popular on Android devices.…
And now that third-party keyboards are available…on iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches,…it's become one of the most popular…alternate keyboards on iOS as well.…Alternate keyboards appear as individual apps…on your home screen, but in most cases,…you don't do anything in the apps themselves…except for adjusting settings.…To use alternate keyboards, you need to go into Settings,…General, Keyboard, and then here tap Keyboards…and Add New Keyboard.…
- Using iPad-specific gestures
- Typing tips
- Syncing media and other files
- Wireless syncing
- Receiving and organizing email
- Chatting with Messages
- Installing apps
- Browsing the web
- Connecting to an external display
- Using productivity software
- Playing audio and video files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with the iPad
A tour around the iPad2m 35s
2. Typing on the iPad
3. Syncing Files
4. Setting Up and Using Email and Instant Messaging
5. Working with Apps
6. Web Browsing
7. The iPad for Work
8. Managing and Playing Audio, Video, and Other Media
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