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iPad First Time Usage and Basics

iPad Overview

Note: This instruction assumes that the user has an IPFW network account and an Apple ID.

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First Time usage of the iPad

Turning the iPad on

  1. Press and hold the On/Off button on the top of the iPad until a silver Apple appears on the screen.
  2. When the iPad is on, the lock screen will appear with the slide to unlock bar accross the bottom.

Unlocking the iPad

  1. On the Lock Screen, tap and slide the slider to the right to unlock the iPad.

Turning the Screen On

  1. If the screen shuts off, tap the On/Off button on top of the iPad or tap the Home button at the bottom of the screen to turn the screen back on.
  2. Tap and slide the slider to the right to unlock the device.

Turning the Screen Off

  1. Tap the On/Off button on the top of the iPad.

Charging the iPad

Note: Use the wall adapter that came with the iPad. Plugging the iPad into the computer will charge it, but at a very slow rate. It is not recommended to charge the iPad with a computer.

Note: Do not use the iPad wall charger to charge other devices, this is a high powered charger and could potentially ruin other devices if used.

  1. Plug the wall adapter into the wall.
  2. Plug the charge/sync cable into the wall adapter.
  3. Plug the other end of the charge/sync cable into the bottom of the iPad.
    1. The iPad battery icon will show that it is charging.

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