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This page tells you how to perform a basic setup of your iOS device.
1. First, take a moment to look at the ITS advice: Guidelines for Smartphones and Mobility2. You will need to install iTunes on your primary computer (Windows computers require a reboot).
3. Open iTunes after installation.
4. Create an iTunes account if you don't have one, and then login to your new iTunes account.
5. Plug your iPad into your computer using the supplied white cable.
6. You will be prompted whether you want to sync this iPad with your computer, say Yes.
7. If you already had iTunes on your computer, it will transfer any apps, music, pictures automatically. You can also choose to synchronize bookmarks, movies, and notes.
You can also setup your iOS device to synchronize with Colby Apps Email, Calendar, and Contacts by visiting this page: iOS E-mail Setup
Find My iPhone Setup
- To protect your iOS device in case of loss, you need to add the "Find My iPhone" app which works on all iOS devices.
2. Search for "Find My iPhone" and install (it's free).
3. On the iPad, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars
4. Add Account... > iCloud
5. Enter your Apple ID and password from initial setup above and click Next
6. Answer OK to "Allow iCloud to Use the Location of Your iPad?"
7. Make sure the "Find My iPad" option is turned on.
8. Choose any other options that you'd like sync'd between your iOS device.
9. Click Save
Time to test finding your iOS device...
10. On a desktop or notebook, open a web browsser and go to https://iCloud.com,
11. Login with your AppleID and password.
12. Click on "Find your iPhone", then click on your iPad in "My Devices"
13. Your iOS device will appear on a map. Click on the "i" on the text and select "Play a sound or send a message"
14. Click Send, with an optional message. Your device should beep.
In the event of loss, visit the iCloud.com web page, and you can find, or wipe your iOS device remotely.