Apple iPad mini

Apple iPad mini

How to guides

Start using your device

When you start using your device, there are some guidelines you need to follow. Follow these instructions to start using your device.

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Insert your SIM

Insert the opener for the SIM holder into the small hole in the SIM holder on the side of your device.

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Insert your SIM

Remove the SIM holder from your device.

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Insert your SIM

Turn your SIM so that the angled corner of your SIM matches the angled corner of the SIM holder.

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Insert your SIM

Place your SIM in the SIM holder.

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Insert your SIM

Insert the SIM holder into your device.

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Turn on your device

Press and hold On/Off until your device is turned on.

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Turn on your device

Drag the arrow right.

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Turn on your device

Press Unlock.

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Turn on your device

Key in your PIN and press OK.

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Select general settings

To change language:

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Select general settings

Press the required language.

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Select general settings

Press arrow right.

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Select general settings

To change country or area:

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Select general settings

If required, press Show More....

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Select general settings

Press the required country or area.

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Select general settings

Press Next.

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Select connection type

To activate your device using Wi-Fi:

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Select connection type

Press the required Wi-Fi network or Other....

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Select connection type

Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.

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Select connection type

Press Next.

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Select connection type

To activate your device using the mobile network:

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Select connection type

Press Use Cellular Connection.

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Turn location services on or off

Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.

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Turn location services on or off

Press Next.

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Turn location services on or off

If you select Disable Location Services:

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Turn location services on or off

Press OK.

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Select option

If it's the first time you use an iPad:

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
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Select option

Press Set Up as New iPad and go to step 6a.

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
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Select option

If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
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Select option

Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 6b.

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
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Select option

If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
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Select option

Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 6c.

Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

Press Next.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

To activate your device using an existing Apple ID:

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

Press Sign In with an Apple ID.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

To activate your device using a new Apple ID:

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

Press Create a Free Apple ID.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

To activate your device without an Apple ID:

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

Press Skip This Step.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

Press Skip.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

Follow the instructions on the display to activate your device.

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Next.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Next.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Agree.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Agree to confirm.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press the required backup.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Restore.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Your device restores the contents of the selected backup.

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6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Follow the instructions on the display to activate your device.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Press Next.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Download and install iTunes on your computer.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your device and to your computer's USB port.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Click Restore from this backup.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Click the drop down list next to Restore from this backup.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Click the required backup.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Click Continue.

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6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Your device restores the contents of the selected backup.

1. Insert your SIM

Insert the opener for the SIM holder into the small hole in the SIM holder on the side of your device.
Remove the SIM holder from your device.
Turn your SIM so that the angled corner of your SIM matches the angled corner of the SIM holder.
Place your SIM in the SIM holder.
Insert the SIM holder into your device.

2. Turn on your device

Press and hold On/Off until your device is turned on.
Drag the arrow right.
Press Unlock.
Key in your PIN and press OK.

3. Select general settings

To change language:
Press the required language.
Press arrow right.
To change country or area:
If required, press Show More....
Press the required country or area.
Press Next.

4. Select connection type

To activate your device using Wi-Fi:
Press the required Wi-Fi network or Other....
Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required Wi-Fi network.
Press Next.
To activate your device using the mobile network:
Press Use Cellular Connection.

5. Turn location services on or off

Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
Press Next.
If you select Disable Location Services:
Press OK.

6. Select option

If it's the first time you use an iPad:
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
Press Set Up as New iPad and go to step 6a.
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 6b.
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.
Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 6c.
Before you can select Restore from iCloud Backup or Restore from iTunes Backup, you need an iTunes or iCloud backup of the device memory from your previous iPad.

7. 6a - "Set Up as New iPad"

Press Next.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your device using an existing Apple ID:
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Press Sign In with an Apple ID.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your device using a new Apple ID:
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Press Create a Free Apple ID.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
To activate your device without an Apple ID:
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Press Skip This Step.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Press Skip.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your device.
An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your device, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your device without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

8. 6b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Press Next.
Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.
Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.
Press Next.
Press Agree.
Press Agree to confirm.
Press the required backup.
Press Restore.
Your device restores the contents of the selected backup.
Follow the instructions on the display to activate your device.

9. 6c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Press Next.
Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.
Find the download section on the web page to download iTunes.
Download and install iTunes on your computer.
Start the program iTunes on your computer.
Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your device and to your computer's USB port.
Click Restore from this backup.
Click the drop down list next to Restore from this backup.
Click the required backup.
Click Continue.
Your device restores the contents of the selected backup.

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