You can spend a lot of money on buying Apple devices. But what to do when the device is old? You usually switch to another one. Your old device contains a lot of personal information, so you need to be careful while selling it. But what if there are ways to use your old Apple iPad without much problem. It is possible that not every app will be there, but the recycled iPad can do day-to-day activities efficiently. Here are some ways you can reuse your old iPad:
Car Dashcam and Entertainment Device
You can put your iPad in the car and use it to listen to music and watch something. If you can fix it properly, it can be used as a dashcam, helpful. At no cost, you can give your car a fantastic feature.
A dashcam records what is happening outside the car constantly. It can be beneficial while driving and in case of accidents. Most software is made for phones, but a tablet can also use the same software.
Use It as a Reader
The iPad has a large screen, so it’s easier to read anything than a mobile screen. Many applications like Kindle, Nook, and even Apple’s reader. You can use those to read various books and articles. The display of Apple’s iPad is excellent. You can reduce the brightness so that it doesn’t affect your eyesight. You can download any reader app or check the website to find articles and books. You can even read daily news on your iPad.
iPad As a Security Camera
With a good quality camera and excellent processor, an iPad can capture everything happening in your house all the time. You can download video calling apps like Skype and set it on automatic call receive mode so that you can check your home anytime you want while you are not there.
You can download security control apps on your device and customize them for more security. A popular feature is a Presence, which records everything and sends you a signal if any motion is recorded. You can use it to check on your pets while you’re out and also to keep an eye on the front doors.
Turn It into a Memory Album
The Apple iPad has storage to keep all your photos and videos. You can access it anytime you want. Not just the gallery; you can upload your photos to cloud storage and access it. To have a good time while going through the memory lane of images, you can put your phone in Do-not disturb mode to avoid notifications. Then enjoy your photo viewing experience peacefully.
Control Other Apple Devices Like TV
You can control any device like TV to play iTunes. The iPad can be used as a remote to access TV shows, play music, and do other things. You can do it by downloading the apps.
You can stream Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other OTT platforms from your iPad to your smart TV or computer and enjoy it on the big screen. It makes it very easy to switch from one screen to another.
Kids Entertainment and Education
Everything is becoming digital in this fast-paced world; kids’ education, entertainment, and everything is changing online. You can use an iPad as an education tool by downloading lectures and saving the PDFs of the books.
Also, for entertainment, kids can play iOS games on the device. You can set a timer as well to restrict from overplaying the games.
- Second Monitor
If you have an Apple laptop or desktop, you can connect the iPad and use it as a second Monitor. This can help you to perform multitask efficiently.
To Sum Up
There are many ways to utilize an old iPad, be it for reading, listening to music, watching the news or any shows, using it as a security camera, and much more. It mainly depends on you how you are going to use it. By taking good care of the device, you will utilize an old Apple iPad.