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iPad & iPhone Administrator's Guide by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 2Activating and Setting Up iPhones and iPads

Once you’ve got your iPhones and iPads, you’ll need to set them up and get them ready for use. You’ll probably want to perform initial setup yourself rather than delegate it to the users, both so that you can help users avoid problems and so that you can configure the iPads or iPhones as described in the next several chapters before handing them over.

iTunes is the primary management tool for iPhones and iPads (not to mention iPods, including the iPod touch), and you need to use iTunes to get the devices set up. First, you’ll need to install a SIM card and activate each iPhone before its phone functionality will work; also, depending on your carrier, you may need to install a SIM card in each ...

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