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iPad 101

The Tech department has put together a list of important steps everyone with an iPad should complete. Taking these steps will protect your work and ensure the best performance from your device.

Must Dos:

Create an Apple ID

Update to the latest version of iTunes

Backup your iPad

Update your iPad's OS

Enable iCloud and Find My iPad

Configure some apps to backup online


Strongly Recommended:

Set up up your Menlo email account in the Mail App

Set up your other personal email accounts

Subscribe to Menlo Middle School Calendar Feeds or Menlo Upper School Calendar Feeds

Set a Passcode lock for your iPad (and iPhone)

Scan the iPad User Guide for useful features, tips, and tricks.



Learn How to Transfer Data from an old iPad to a new one.


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