Like Apple, The iPad Has Sound Management

Volume Times Two:

Calm down. This is not a quiz to see how much geometry you remember. This is about your iPad remembering. Your iPad will retain two different volume settings – one for a connected headset and one for the onboard speaker. You’ll almost always have the speaker volume setting higher than that of earbuds or a headset. So, when you switch from speaker to earbuds, this thoughtful feature helps make sure your eardrums don’t get a sonic surprise.

Excerpt from my eBook iPad Academy: Tips, Tricks and Clever Techniques.

About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. 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 to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.