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Your first step in getting to work with iPad is to make sure that the battery is charged. Next, if you want to buy or get free content for your iPad from Apple, from movies to music, e-books to audiobooks, look into opening an iTunes account.
After that, connect your iPad to your computer and sync them so that you can exchange content between them (for example, transferring your saved photos or music to iPad).
This chapter also introduces you to the iPad User Guide, which you access through the Safari browser on your iPad. This is essentially your iPad help system that provides advice and information about your magical new device.
My iPad showed up fully charged, and let's hope yours did, too. But all batteries run down eventually, so one of your first priorities is to know how to recharge your battery. Gather your iPad, connector cord, ...