There are select Apple store throughout thew U.S. receiving g iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 now. If you are one of the fortunate users to already receive your shiny new iPad Air 2 or iPad 3 we will walk through the entire setup from start to finish. Hopefully, after reading and following our setup guid below you will be on tour way to many fun filled days of your new iOS device.
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The iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 are both two beautiful devices. It really comes down to whether you prefer the larger display or not. With all that said and out of the way lets get started on setup. For easier reading and writing we will refer to the iPad Air 2 as iPA2 and the iPad Mini 3 as iPM3. So let’s dive into setup.
How to Setup iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3
Turn the iPad Air 2 on by pressing the Sleep/Wake button at the top, right side of the display.
You will see a start up page something similar to the one below. Simply swipe the screen to begin setup.
Here you will need to choose the English language. Tap on your preferred language and it will set up the language.
Next, you will need to choose your country which for most will probably be U.S.
Choose your WiFi Network and enter password and tap join. It will setup and join the network you just chose.
If you have a Cellular iPad, it will activate itself at this point. You may be asked if there are any other settings available for your carrier after inserting SIM. Most likely you wont have any issues. So tap Continue to proceed. If you have any issues with your iPad activating you will need to contact your provider.
Now you will need to choose if you want to use “Location Services”. These are services such as “Find My iPad”. I suggest you enable this because it could save your device not to mention help you find it around house if you misplace it.
From this screen you will be able to choose whether you want to restore your device as new or from an iCloud Backup or iTunes Backup. I recommend setting up as New if this your first iPad or iOS device. However, if you have more iOS devices and have made backups, I would use that backup it will save you from inputting all your emails, Apps, you can install all your music, and much more using this option. Though, I prefer using a backup if you are a new user I recommend choosing New for this setup and after you have the iPad setup like you want make a backup in case you ever need to restore it in the future. It really takes all the work out of restoring your idevice.
After your iPad restarts you will be ready to use your New iPad Air 2.