Using Higher Ideas on a tablet
Higher Ideas can be used successfully on a tablet computer without installing anything. Most features in Higher Ideas work on a tablet, however there are a few features which are currently not available from these devices.
Feature compatibility overview
- Full compatibility
- Some compatibility
- Currently not compatible
|Search for study areas by interest, subject, or career|
|Show and exclude courses by area of the country|
|Create a letter to request further information (requires suitable printer)||(requires additional app - see below)|
|Save your letter to print later||(requires additional app - see below)|
|Print out information||(requires additional app - see below)|
|Link to institution websites|
|Change tutor settings|
|Add an icon to the desktop/start/home screen|
|Use from the internet|
|Use as a client to a local server|
|Install to the PC/tablet|
On older iPad devices (iOS 5 and earlier) you need to use two fingers to scroll information in some boxes.
Higher Ideas letters are created as .rtf files. It is possible to save or share these on an iPad if you have a suitable app installed, such as Google Drive.
There are apps available for Android devices which will allow you to print to a wireless printer from your device.
We have tested Higher Ideas on a range of tablets including iPad (iOS 5 and later), Nexus (Android 4.2 and later), and Linx tablet (Windows 8.1 and later). We suggest that you confirm that Higher Ideas works to your satisfaction on your particular device before committing to a licence - we offer a free evaluation of our products which will enable you to do this. If you have any issues, or require any help with using Higher Ideas on your tablet, please contact us.
Some Windows tablets come with a tablet edition of Windows, others come with a full version of Windows. If your tablet comes with a full version of Windows you will be able to install Higher Ideas to your tablet. Higher Ideas can be used from the internet on all Windows tablets.
For further support about using Higher Ideas on a tablet, please see our support pages.
Last updated 30 October, 2017