Device setup

Set up your device for the first time or after having done a factory reset.

  1. To turn iPad on, press and hold the Power/Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo displays.
    Note: Before setting up your device, make sure you have completed the online activation process. Please see Activation phone, SIM card, or other device for more information. Device Set up steps will vary slightly based on the options selected. If your device has already been set up and you'd like to start over go to Apple support article: How to erase your iOS device and then set it up as a new device or restore it from backups
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  2. You'll see "Hello" in different languages. Slide from left to right anywhere on this screen.
    Note: If you're blind or have low vision, you can turn on VoiceOver or Zoom from the Hello screen. To find your IMEI/MEID and ICCID, tap ‘I’ in the lower right corner of the screen.
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  3. Select your language.
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  4. Tap your country or region.
    Note: This affects how information will look on your device, including date, time, contacts, and more. While setting up your device, you can start over at any point by pressing the Home button.
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  5. Tap a Wi-Fi network to connect. Or if you're setting up iPhone with active cell service, you can tap Use Cellular Connection.
    Note: Get help activating AT&T cell service or if you can't connect to Wi-Fi.
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  6. Then decide to enable or disable Location Services.
    Note: Location Services is a feature you'll need for apps like Maps and Find My Friends.
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  7. Decide whether to make a passcode to help protect your data.
    Note: You'll need a passcode for features like Touch ID and Apple Pay. After setting up your device, you can make a more complex passcode under Settings > General > Passcode.
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  8. Set up your device as new or restore it from an iCloud or iTunes backup.
    Note: Get help from Apple support article: Transfer content from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a new device
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  9. Enter your Apple ID and password, then tap Next. If you don't have one, tap Don't have an Apple ID or forgot it?
    Note: For help, visit Apple ID Support.
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  10. Review the terms and conditions. Tap Agree to continue.
    Note: For a copy of the terms and conditions, tap Send by Email, confirm your email address, and tap Send.
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  11. Choose whether to us Siri.
    Note: With Siri, you can speak to send messages, set reminders, find directions, make phone calls, and more.
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  12. Decide whether to share information with app developers.
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