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2. Interact with Your iPad > iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

As you’ve probably discovered by now, the iPad keyboard has to get a bit creative to fit all the keys you need on a small patch of glass. But let’s face it, when you’re trying to finish an email message, jumping around between keyboard layers to find an ampersand or apostrophe gets old fast. To help balance economy and efficiency, Apple built in a number of keyboard shortcuts and tricks.

  • Web addresses . When you type a web address into Safari, the iPad’s web browser, the keyboard helpfully includes keys for commonly used characters. For example, you get a slash, underscore, hyphen, and, best of all, a .com button (circled). Not going to a .com address? Press and hold the .com button to get your choice of .edu,


  

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