As the new iPad 3 is coming to the market, more and more people are eager to have it for its lighter weight and faster system. For beginners, it is always frustrated to set up iPad 3 because you even don't know where to begin. This article will tell you exactly the first step to do when you first get your iPad 3. Hope it is helpful to you!
If you want to make better use of your iPad 3, we strongly resommend you to create an American iTunes account, through which you can have some free apps eg. iBooks apps, Skype etc. Now we will teach you how to create an iTunes account step by step.
Step 1. Download the latest version of iTunes in the Apple official site, and then install it.
Step 2. Click "iTunes Store" and find a free app on it. Then click the "FREE" button on any of the applications listed in the section. A window will pop up and remind you that you need to create an iTunes account, click "Create an Account".
Step 3. Enter relative information of yourself in Provide Apple ID Details page, and click Continue to move to the next page. In Provide a Payment Method page, click None and enter your mail address.
Step 4. Open your mailbox and verify your account by clicking the links in the email. OK, you can return to iTunes Store and enter the account name and password you have set before. An iTunes account that belongs to you has been created.
In order to syce iTunes with your iPad, you need to authorize your computer so as to keep pace with iPad 3. Now we come the steps of autorizing your computer. Pay attention that you can only authorize no more than 5 computers.
Step 1. Open iTunes and log in iTunes account you have created before.
Step 2. Click Store > Authorize This Computer..., then a window will pop up to ask you to enter to confirm the name and password. Enter them and click Authorize.
Step 3. After that, you can see a window poped up to inform you that you have successully authorized your computer. Done!
OK, you have finished most important two steps to set up your iPad 3. Then you can download apps to your iPad and sync music, videos, photos to your iPad via iTunes. Make sure your videos are iPad 3 compatible format, or you will need to see the guide How to Convert Video to iPad for Windows, and How to Put Video to iPad on Mac for Mac.