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How to connect an iPad to an iTunes account with iOS 5

Description: To begin using the great features of an iPad, such as downloading music, movies, or applications, you must first connect the device to your iTunes account.

  1. Verify the home screen is displayed by touching the physical Home button on the bottom of the device. From here, tap on the App Store or iTunes icon to launch the application.

    App Store

  2. Once the application is opened, swipe a finger towards the top of the screen to scroll down to the bottom and touch Sign In.

    Sign in

  3. To make a new Apple ID, touch Create Apple ID. To use a pre-existing ID, touch Use Existing Apple ID and enter the credentials using the on-screen keyboard.

    Use Existing Apple ID

    Apple ID password

  4. Once the credentials are entered, the iTunes account will be linked to this device for both iTunes and the App Store and content is ready to be downloaded.

    Apple ID

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Disclaimer: This information is being provided to you as a service from the Technical Support Department. It is intended to assist you in the resolution of your technical problems or questions. If you feel uncomfortable implementing any of the information or suggestions contained herein then you should contact the Technical Support Department directly. The Technical Support Department will not be held responsible for any loss of information, data or programming as a result of the use of this article.