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What is Spotlight Search?

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Spotlight Search on the iPad
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Spotlight Search is a tool used to search through the contacts, music, movies and apps on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The Spotlight Search screen can be accessed by swiping down on any page on your iPad while not in an app, taking care not to swipe from the very top of the iPad, which activates the notification center.

The Spotlight Search tool can also be used to search through email or even launch the Safari browser to perform a web search. You can learn more about the Spotlight Search tool in our tutorial video.

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