How to Set Up New iPad for the First Time

Got a new iPad? Having a hard time setting it up? Well you don’t have to worry any more. Now you can set up your new iPad in just five minutes. Since Apple has removed the cord from iOS to computer, you can connect your computer via Wi-Fi. Now you don’t need to look for a cord anymore.

Set Up New iPad Methods

Now how to connect and set up new iPad with your computer? Simple, just connect your iPad with a secured Wi-Fi connection. Now connect your computer with the same connection. Your devices will be in synch with your computer. Follow the steps bellow to set up your device.

  • Step 1:

Firstly swipe from left to right on your iPad. This will unlock it and move your home screen.

  • Step 2:

Set up a default language. IPad supports multiple languages. Mostly the ones that are common throughout the world. Choose the language that your iPad will use to communicate with you.

  • Step 3:

Choose a region or a country. This allows Apple to provide you with

  • Step 4:

Set up a Wi-Fi connection. Connect you iPad with a secured Wi-Fi connection, the same as the one your computer or PC is connected to.

  • Step 5:

This step is kind of temporary. You can turn your location on for the time being and turn it off later on. If you iPad doesn’t have a GPS then it can locate you using the Wi-Fi networks nearby.

You can turn off your location later or limit who can use your location.

  • Step 6:

Now this is the main step. If you are a first time user of Apple then you have to set up a new iCloud account. Your settings will be saved there and can be user later when you run in to problems to restore them.

If you are an old user with a new iPad then things are easier for you. Just use Apple iCloud services to get your device running.  Just visit the link and add you user name and password to login. Now you can either choose a backup to restore or you can choose “set up as new iPad”.

Now your iPad will be up and running in no time.

How to Set Up an iCloud Account:

If you are a long term user of apple products then you must an Apple ID that you use to download music or purchase apps from iTunes. You can use this same Apple ID.

But if you are a first time user then don’t worry. You can set up an Applied for yourself. You can create an account using the following steps.

  • First visit the link
  • Click on “create your now” option below the login button.
  • Now you will see a form. Fill in the required information such as name, location and email.
  • Once done agree with terms and conditions and you have your own Apple ID.

You can download iTunes on your computer as well. This will save a lot of time for you. And your iCloud account will create an online backup for you. In case you lose your device it gets stored online and you can restore it later on.

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