How To Use Guided Access On iPad Mini

How To Use Guided Access On iPad Mini
How To Use Guided Access On iPad Mini

Guided Access helps someone using iPad to stay focused on a particular task. Guided Access limits iPad to a single app, and lets you control which app features are available. Use Guided Access to:

  • Disable the iPad hardware buttons
  • Disable areas of the screen that arent relevant to a task, or areas where an accidental gesture might cause a distraction
  • Temporarily restrict iPad to a particular app
  • Use Guided Access: Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Guided Access, where you can:
    • Turn Guided Access on or off
    • Set a passcode that controls the use of Guided Access and prevents someone from leaving an active session
    • Set whether iPad can go to sleep during a session
  • Start a Guided Access session: Open the app you want to run, then triple-click the Home button. Adjust settings for the session, and then click Start.
    • Disable app controls and areas of the app screen: Circle any part of the screen you want to disable. You can use the handles to adjust the area.
    • Ignore all screen touches: Turn off Touch.
    • Keep iPad from switching from portrait to landscape or from responding to any other motions: Turn off Motion.
  • End a Guided Access session: Triple-click the Home button and enter the Guided Access passcode.

Note:This article will work on all iPads using iOS 6; including iPad Mini, iPad 2, The New iPad (iPad 3), iPad 4 (iPad with Retina display).

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