If you want to keep current pages open, just open new ones in a different tab. When you are in Safari, just tap and hold the link until a pop-up menu shows up. Here, you can choose to open the link in a tab.
The iPad is rather resistant but you should do your best to avoid exposing it to water. Don’t use it in the tub, in the rain, or near pool. You can damage it quickly that way. You might need to use parental controls for your iPad if it is a family device. Go to General Settings and tap Enable Restrictions. This will cause explicit or mature content to be restricted. When your kids use the internet, it’s important that they have parental supervision. Security is key to iPad safety. You don’t know when you could lose it by accident and someone could find it and access your bank information, addresses, phone numbers, emails, etc.
Heavy video streamers should consider investing in a long charging cable. With a longer cord, you’ll be able to watch videos while the device is charging, and your battery will only be used when you’re out and about.
Your iPad’s default setting lets you see two lines of a new email prior to you selecting it. This can often help to see content before opening the email. Navigate to Settings and select Mail. Open the mail tab in the settings app, then navigate to Contacts > Calendar. Once there, choose the number of lines to preview using the “preview mail” option.
You do not have to do this if you are in a different place, this is why you can do it this way. If you want to dim your screen, tap the home home button a couple of times and swipe on the screen until the brightness setting appears. You can alter the brightness and save some battery life.
There is a way to disable the keyboard if you do not want to use it. It is awfully small for some people to use. Buy a inexpensive Bluetooth keyboard instead to connect to your iPad. You can type as easily as you can with a laptop by using this method.