Quick Start Guide for Apple iPad

This article includes helpful tips and tricks for getting started with an Apple iPad.

Use the links below to quickly jump to a section in this article:

How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to your new iPad! To finish setup, use the information below.

To Set Up the Device:

Press and hold the device's power button until you see the Apple logo. You'll then see "Hello" in many languages. Follow the steps to get started.

  • When asked, choose English.
  • Then tap United States.
  • Tap Set Up Manually to continue.

To Activate the Device:

  1. Connect to a Wi-Fi network to activate and continue setting up the device.
    • On campus: connect to eduroam using your Cedarville username and password
    • Off campus: connect to a personal, trusted wireless network, such as your home Wi-Fi
  2. Then tap Next.

To Verify Remote Management:

  • You should see a Remote Management screen - this allows IT to support your device anywhere you go!
  • There's nothing to choose here, so tap Continue.
  • You should see a Cedarville-branded Welcome screen. Tap Next to continue.

To Complete Setup:

When prompted, use the following steps to fill the prompts in Setup Assistant.

  1. Set up Face ID or Touch ID and create a passcode
    • On some devices, you can set up Face ID or Touch ID. With these features, you can use face recognition or your fingerprint to unlock your device and make purchases. Tap Continue and follow the instructions, or tap "Set Up Later in Settings."
    • Next, set a six-digit passcode to help protect your data. You need a passcode to use features like Face ID, Touch ID, and Apple Pay. If you'd like a four-digit passcode, custom passcode, or no passcode, tap "PasscodeOptions."
  2. Restore or transfer your information and data
    • If you have an iCloud or iTunes backup, or an Android device, you can restore or transfer your data from your old device to your new device.
    • If you don't have a backup or another device, select Don't Transfer Apps & Data.
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID
    • Enter your Apple ID and password, or tap "Forgot password or don't have an Apple ID?" From there, you can recover your Apple ID or password, create an Apple ID, or set it up later. If you use more than one Apple ID, tap "Use different Apple IDs for iCloud and iTunes?"
    • When you sign in with your Apple ID, you might be prompted for a verification code from your previous device.
  4. Turn on automatic updates and set up other features
    • On the next screens, you can decide whether to share information with app developers and allow iOS to update automatically.
  5. Set up Siri and other services
    • Next, you’ll be asked to set up or enable services and features, like Siri. On some devices, you'll be asked to speak a few phrases so that Siri can get to know your voice.
    • If you signed in with your Apple ID, follow the steps to set up Apple Pay and iCloud Keychain.
  6. Set up Screen Time and more display options
    • Screen Time gives you insight into how much time you and your kids spend on your devices. It also lets you set time limits for daily app use. After you set up Screen Time, you can turn on True Tone if your device supports it, and use Display Zoom to adjust the size of icons and text on your Home screen.
    • If you have an iPhone X or later, learn more about using gestures to navigate your device. If you have an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus, you can adjust the click for your Home button.

How Do I Add More Apps?

For those of you familiar with University-owned technology, Self Service behaves very similarly to the "CedarNet" menu on computers, where you can download software and applications directly to your device.

To Download Applications from Self Service:

  1. Open Self Service.
  2. If prompted, tap Continue.
  3. Locate the application you want to download then tap Install.
  4. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to close Self Service.
  5. Locate the new application on your home screen then tap the app icon to open it.

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How Do I Organize My Notes?

If you have an existing Word Document, you may want an easy way to add it to your OneNote notebook for organization or easier editing. The following method provides a way to save it as a PDF then printout the document in a OneNote page, allowing you to markup the file with your personal notes to review later. Note: This method does not alter the original document and any collaborators will not see the changes you make to it in OneNote.

To Save a Word Document in OneNote:

  1. Open OneDrive and locate the file you want to use.
  2. On the top right, tap the Word icon to open the document in the Microsoft Word application.
  3. On the top right, tap the share icon to open the sharing menu.
  4. On the bottom of the new menu, tap Share a Copy.
  5. Tap the Format option to change it.
  6. Tap PDF.
  7. Tap Send with Another App.
  8. Tap OneNote.
  9. Verify Location is correct then tap Send.
  10. Open OneNote and locate the page you just created.
  11. Tap the PDF icon.
  12. Tap Printout.

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