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iPad 2 Made Simple by Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo

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Chapter 3

Sync Your iPad with iTunes

In this chapter we will show you the steps to get set up to synchronize information between your iPad and your Windows or Mac computer. Besides syncing, iTunes can do so much more, like organize your music, create playlists, buy songs, videos; it also has Home Sharing and Genius features. To learn about these features, please check out Chapter 29.

NOTE: If you do not maintain a calendar or contact list on your computer or elsewhere, nor have any photos, videos, music, audiobooks or pictures on your computer, you still need to connect your iPad to iTunes on your computer to at minimum backup your iPad as well as perform software updates when they become available.

We will also show you what to consider before ...

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