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November 12, 2021

Here are some useful gestures to help you get around your iPad:

  • Return to the Home screen from any app on your iPad by pinching together with thumb and four fingers on the screen.
  • Swipe left or right with four or five fingers to move between open apps.
  • Drag with two or three fingers to move a web page, photo, map or document.
  • Press and swipe down on any free area on the Home screen to access the Spotlight Search box.
  • Swipe left or right with one finger to move between full-size photos in the Photos app.
  • Tap once on a photo thumbnail with one finger to enlarge it to full screen within the Photos app.
  • Drag down from the top right-hand corner of any screen to access the Control Center.
  • Drag down at the top middle of the iPad to view.

Find more tips like this in:

iPad for Seniors in easy steps, 11th edition
Covers all iPads with iOS 15


192 pages
By: Nick Vandome
ISBN: 9781840789447

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