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Take Control of Your iPad by Tonya Engst

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Customize the Home Screen

Whether your Home screen has just one page with mostly the default apps from Apple or several pages loaded with third-party apps, you have several options for making it more fun to look at and more efficient to use. You can change the background image, Move App Icons, and Make Folders. In this chapter, I explain each option.

Change the Background Image

A universe of options is available for the background “wallpaper” image on your iPad’s Home screen, and I am referring to far more choices than just the earth-from-space image in Apple’s Wallpaper collection. You can use any photo in Apple’s Wallpaper collection, as well as any image in the Photos app.

Follow these steps to change your Home screen’s background image:

1.Tap ...

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