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IPAD QUICK START GUIDE

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IPAD QUICK START GUIDE

iPads for Learning

iPad Quick Start Guide

Setting Up Your iPad

    Before you can use your iPad, there are some simple steps that need to be completed. You will require

    ; a computer with internet access

    ; an iPad

    ; the supplied iTunes gift cards.

Outlined below are the steps to access iTunes and connect your iPad:

    1. Step-by-step downloading and installing iTunes (p. 2)

    2. Redeeming your iTunes gift cards (p.3)

    (includes Information about creating an iTunes store account)

    3. Connecting your iPad to your PC or Mac for the first time (p.6)

    4. Installing applications on to your iPad (p.8)

    (includes Installing DEECD selected applications on to your iPad)

Question: What if I don’t have a computer at home or I don’t have internet access?

    Answer: That’s okay. Your school has a computer that can be used to complete all the

    necessary steps. Simply contact your school to arrange a time to work with a staff

    member to setup your iPad.

    1. Step-by-step downloading and installing iTunes To enable you to manage your iPad and download content to such as applications (apps), music and podcasts, you will need a copy of iTunes installed on your computer.

    Important: To install iTunes and to create an iTunes store account, you will need to agree to a number of terms and conditions. It is important that you read these terms and conditions carefully. One of the terms and conditions states that you need to the over the age of 13 to create an iTunes store account. It is therefore assumed that a parent or guardian, or a student under the supervision of a parent, guardian or teacher, will complete the iTunes download steps.

Question: I already have a copy of iTunes on my computer. Do I need to install it again?

    Answer: No, if you already have a copy of iTunes on your computer please go straight to

    the second section. Redeeming your iTunes gift cards (p. 3).

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Downloading and installing iTunes

    1. Download the latest version of iTunes from http//www.itunes.com/download

    2. Double click on the copy of iTunes you have just downloaded, and when prompted

    click Next

    3. The next screen displayed is the iTunes Licence agreement. Make sure you read the

    licence agreement; if you are comfortable with the licence agreement, select the I

    accept the terms in the licence agreement radio button and press Next.

    4. Click Install

    5. When the installation is completed, click Finish, iTunes will now launch

    6. When iTunes starts for the first time, the iTunes Software Licence Agreement is

    displayed. Please read this agreement carefully, and if comfortable with this agreement,

    click Agree.

    7. Click Next

    8. Click Next

    9. Click Next

    10. Click Finish

    Congratulations, you have now successfully installed iTunes on your computer. You are now ready to create an iTunes store account and redeem you iTunes gift cards.

2. Redeeming your iTunes gift cards

    The section below steps you the process of redeeming the iTunes gift cards you have been provided as part of the iPad for Learning Trial. This section is broken down into two parts:

    1. If you have NOT yet created an iTunes store account, please follow the steps

    outlined in the section I do not have an iTunes store account (p. 3)

    2. If you already have an iTunes store account please follow the steps outlined in the

    section I already have an iTunes store account (p. 6).

I do not have an iTunes store account

    1. Open iTunes.

    2. On the left hand side of the screen, click on the iTunes Store.

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3. In the upper-right corner of the iTunes store window, verify that the button says Sign

    In. If this button displays an email address instead, click the email address and then

    click Sign Out.

    4. In the QUICK LINKS window in the right-hand column, click Redeem.

    5. In the resulting screen, enter the 16-digit code printed on the back of the iTunes gift

    card (it starts with the letter ‘X) then click Redeem.

6. A new window will be displayed. Click Create Account

7. Click Continue

    8. The next screen displayed is the iTunes Store Terms and Conditions and Apple’s

    Privacy Policy. Make sure you read the iTunes Store Terms and Conditions and

    Apple’s Privacy Policy, if you are comfortable with these terms and conditions, select

    the I have read and agree to the iTunes Terms and Conditions and Apple’s

    Privacy Policy check box and press Continue.

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9. Provide the required username and password details and click Continue.

    10. In the follow screen you are asked to provide you payment method for your iTunes

    purchases and your billing address. As part of this Trial, you have been provided with

    iTunes gift cards for your purchases, so there is no requirement for you to select a

    payment method. Click the None radio button, enter your billing address details and

    click Continue.

    11. Once you have successfully, redeemed your iTunes gift cards, the credit amount will

    appear next to your account name in the upper-right corner. Each time you purchase

    items, iTunes will deduct funds from the credit until it is depleted. If a pending purchase

    exceeds the credit amount, iTunes will ask you to enter a credit card number. You do

    not need to re-enter your gift card number to make multiple purchases.

    Congratulations, you have now successfully created your iTunes store account and have redeemed your iTunes gift cards. You are now ready to connect your iPad for the first time.

I already have an iTunes store account

    1. Open iTunes.

    2. On the left hand side of the screen, click on the iTunes Store.

3. In the upper-right corner of the iTunes Store window, click the Sign In button. If you

    are already signed in, skip to Step 5.

    4. Sign into the iTunes Store using your iTunes account information.

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5. In the QUICK LINKS window in the right-hand column, click Redeem.

    6. In the resulting screen, enter the 16-digit code printed on the back of the card (it starts

    with the letter ‘X’), then click Redeem.

    7. Once you have successfully redeemed your code, the credit amount will appear next to

    your account name in the upper-right corner. Each time you purchase items, iTunes

    will deduct funds from the credit until it is depleted. If a pending purchase exceeds the

    credit amount, iTunes will ask you to enter a credit card number. You do not need to

    re-enter your gift card number to make multiple purchases.

    Congratulations, you have now successfully redeemed your iTunes gift cards. You are now ready to connect your iPad for the first time.

    3. Connecting your iPad to your PC or Mac for the

    first time

    Once you have a computer that that has a copy of iTunes and have redeemed your iTunes gift cards, you are ready to connect your iPad for the first time.

    1. The very first time you turn your iPad on, you are displayed a screen that indicates

    need to connect to iTunes.

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    2. To connect to iTunes, connect your iPad to a USB 2.0 port on your Mac or PC, using

    the cable provided with your iPad.

    3. Once you have connected your iPad to your computer, the following screen will be

    displayed in iTunes.

4. Click Continue

    5. The next screen displayed is the iPad Software Licence Agreement. Make sure you

    read the iPad Software Licence Agreement, if you are comfortable with this

    agreement, select the I have read and agree to the iPad Software License

    Agreement check box and press Continue.

    6. Enter the email address and password you used to create your iTunes store account

    (the account you redeemed the iTunes gift card against) and click Continue.

    7. Review your account details and click Submit.

    8. Click No Thanks for the trial offer of MobileMe.

    9. Enter a name for your iPad. Ensure the automatically sync applications to my iPad

    is selected and click Done.

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    Congratulations, you have now completed all the steps to configure your iPad. You are now ready to install applications onto your iPad.

    4. Installing applications on to your iPad

    As part of the iPad for Learning Trial, the DEECD selected apps will be explored to determine their teaching and learning potential. In addition, the Trial will investigate their accessibility in a range of learning environments.

    You have been provided with iTunes gift cards to the value of $100 as part of the iPad for Learning Trial. These gift cards are to be used to install the DEECD selected apps on to your iPad.

    Important: As part of the Acceptable Use Agreement, you agreed to use the iTunes gift cards to purchase the DEECD selected apps It is important that the iTunes gift cards are not

    used to download music, videos or non-DEECD selected apps.

    Installing DEECD selected applications on to your iPad To support the iPad for Learning Trial, a website has been created to assist in the installation of DEECD selected applications. To install the DEECD selected applications, please follow the below steps.

    1. Open iTunes

    2. Ensure you are currently logged into the iTunes store.

    3. Go to the following website, http://www.vicipadtrial.org/index2.html and follow the

    instructions on screen to complete the installation of the DEECD selected

    applications.

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Installing the iPad User Guide on to your iPad

    Once you have installed the DEECD bselected applications on your iPad which includes the iBooks application, you are able to download online books, many of which are free. One very useful book is the iPad User Guide; the iPad User Guide contains all the information you might be seeking to help get you started.

    To download the iPad User Guide, complete the following steps.

    1. From your web browser, enter the following address

    http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/iPad_User_Guide.pdf and press enter.

    2. Download the file to your computer.

    3. Open iTunes and ensure your iPad is connected.

    4. Drag and drop the iPad User Guide that you downloaded on the Library section of

    iTunes.

5. On the left hand side of the screen, click My iPad.

6. From the summary page click Sync

    Congratulations, you have now added the iPad User Guide to your iPad. To access the iPad user Guide, launch the iBooks application on your iPad.

Additional apps can be purchased at the student’s or parent’s own expense.

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