iPad Tip: How to Quickly Find Music Playback Controls on the iPad

A few days ago, I wrote about using the fast app switcher (multitasking bar) to end a misbehaving app. When you’re in the fast app switcher, if you swipe from left to right, you’ll get a set of playback controls. You’ll see buttons for play/pause, reverse, skip and a slider to adjust the volume.

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About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, teaches about digital tools through his work, websites and social media. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale. On his Freelance Teaching site you'll find the resources you need to teach like a smart entrepreneur.