Apple iPad Air (iOS8)




Using my tablet

List of display icons
Turning the screen lock on my tablet on or off
Guide to keys and sockets on my tablet
Writing text on my tablet
Restarting my tablet
Ending active applications on my tablet

Getting started

Charging the battery for my tablet
Turning my tablet on and off
Inserting a SIM into my tablet
Activating an Apple ID on my tablet
Activating my tablet

Sound settings

Setting the volume on my tablet
Turning silent mode on my tablet on or off
Choosing a message tone for my tablet

Display settings

Choosing a language for my tablet
Personalising the display for my tablet
Setting date and time for my tablet
Setting the display brightness for my tablet
Using notifications on my tablet (Notification Center)

Security codes

Turning use of lock code on my tablet on or off
Changing my tablet PIN
Turning my tablet PIN on or off
Changing the lock code for my tablet

Software update

Checking the software version for my tablet
Restoring factory default settings on my tablet
Backing up the tablet memory
Updating the software on my tablet

Network

Turning flight mode on my tablet on or off
Choosing a network for my tablet
Choosing network mode for my tablet

Making calls

Making a video call on my tablet (FaceTime)
Suppressing calls and notifications (Do Not Disturb)

Contacts

Copying contacts from social network sites and email accounts

Creating a contact for my tablet



Want to create a new contact? Follow these easy instructions.


Create contact
  • Tap Contacts.
  • Tap the new contact icon.

Enter name
  • Tap First and key in the required first name.
  • Tap Last and key in the required last name.

Enter phone number
  • Tap add phone and key in the required phone number.
  • Tap the field next to the phone number.
  • Tap the required number type or Add Custom Label.
  • If you select Add Custom Label:
  • Key in the required text and tap Done.

Enter email address
  • Tap add email and key in the required email address.
  • Tap the field next to the email address.
  • Tap the required email type or Add Custom Label.
  • If you select Add Custom Label:
  • Key in the required text and tap Done.

Add more information
  • You can add more information to the contact. The following steps show two examples:
  • Assign picture, go to 5a.
  • Assign ringtone, go to 5b.

5a - Assign picture
  • Tap add photo.
  • To use a saved picture:
  • Tap Choose Photo.
  • Go to the required folder.
  • Tap the required picture.
  • Drag the circle to the required position to select the required section.
  • Tap Choose.
  • To take a new picture:
  • Tap Take Photo.
  • Point the camera lens at the required object and tap the take picture icon.
  • Drag two fingers together or apart to zoom in or out.
  • Drag the circle to the required position to select the required section.
  • Tap Use Photo.

5b - Assign ringtone
  • Tap Ringtone.
  • Tap the different ringtones to listen to them.
  • Once you've found a ringtone you like, tap Done.

Save contact
  • Tap Done.

Return to the home screen
  • Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

*Please refer to the Apple website for more information or further support.*

Merging identical contacts on my tablet

Email

Writing and sending email
Setting up my tablet for email
Setting up my tablet for Exchange email
Reading email
Deleting an email configuration on my tablet
Choosing a default email account for my tablet

iMessages

Setting up my tablet for iMessages
Writing and sending iMessage
Reading iMessage

Organiser

Setting an alarm on my tablet
Creating a note on my tablet
Creating a calendar appointment on my tablet
Creating a reminder on my tablet

Internet

Setting up my tablet for internet
Using my internet browser
Clearing browser data on my tablet

Apps

Installing and using apps from App Store
Uninstalling apps on my tablet
Turning automatic update of apps on my tablet on or off

Camera, pictures and video clips

Sending pictures and video clips from my tablet
Viewing pictures and video clips on my tablet
Using the camera on my tablet
Using the video recorder on my tablet
Uploading pictures or video clips to social network sites
Sharing pictures or video clips using iCloud Photo Sharing
Sharing pictures or video clips using AirDrop

Music

Using the music player on my tablet

GPS, maps and navigation

Turning GPS on my tablet on or off
Using map functions in Maps
Using GPS navigation in Maps

Voice control (Siri)

Selecting settings for voice control (Siri) on my tablet
Using voice control (Siri) on my tablet

Data usage

Turning data roaming on my tablet on or off
Turning mobile data on my tablet on or off
Checking data usage on my tablet

Connecting tablet and computer

Transferring files between a computer and my tablet
Using tethering on my tablet

Wi-Fi

Connecting my tablet to a Wi-Fi network
Turning Wi-Fi on my tablet on or off
Setting up and using my tablet as personal Hotspot

Bluetooth

Pairing a Bluetooth device with my tablet
Turning Bluetooth on my tablet on or off

Synchronisation (iCloud)

Using synchronisation on my tablet (iCloud)

Facebook

Using Facebook on my tablet
Installing Facebook on my tablet

Twitter

Installing Twitter on my tablet
Using Twitter on my tablet

Gmail

Installing Gmail on my tablet
Using Gmail on my tablet

YouTube

Installing YouTube on my tablet
Using YouTube on my tablet

Google Maps

Installing Google Maps on my tablet
Using Google Maps on my tablet