2. Getting Started: Set Up and Sync Your iPad


Before you can put your iPad to work, there are a few steps you need to follow to set it up and ensure that it works the way you want it to. In this chapter, you learn all about those steps, including:

Setting up and syncing your iPad

• Getting an Apple ID

Getting music, apps, and more at the iTunes Store

Setting up Find My iPad

• Using Spotlight search

• Meeting your digital sidekick: Siri

The basics of how you control the iPad are pretty simple, as you learned in Chapter 1, “Please Touch: How the iPad Works.” The techniques you learned—tapping, dragging, pinching—work in practically everything ...

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