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
Merging identical contacts on my tablet

Email

Writing and sending email

Setting up my tablet for email



Want to set up your tablet for email? It's easy, but remember you need to set up your tablet for internet before you can use this function.


Find "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
  • Tap Settings.
  • Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Create new email account
  • Tap Add Account.
  • Tap the required provider or Other.
  • If you select Other:
  • Tap Add Mail Account.

Enter sender name
  • Key in the name you want to use as sender name in your email.

Enter email address
  • Tap Email and key in your email address.

Enter password
  • Tap Password and key in the password for your email account.

Enter account name
  • Tap Description and key in the required name.
  • Tap Next.

Select server type
  • Tap POP.

Enter incoming server
  • Tap "Host Name" below "INCOMING MAIL SERVER" and key in the name of your email provider's incoming server.
  • If SingTel is your email provider, key in pop.singnet.com.sg as your incoming server.

Enter username
  • Tap "User Name" below "INCOMING MAIL SERVER" and key in the username for your email account.

Enter outgoing server
  • Tap "Host Name" below "OUTGOING MAIL SERVER" and key in bbom-smtp.stm.com.sg

Save information
  • Tap Save.

Select email account
  • Tap the name of the email account you've just set up.

Turn off encryption of outgoing email
  • Tap "SMTP" below "OUTGOING MAIL SERVER".
  • Tap the field below "PRIMARY SERVER".
  • Tap the indicator next to "Use SSL" until the function is turned off.

Turn off password encryption
  • Tap Authentication.
  • Tap Password.
  • Tap arrow left.

Enter outgoing port
  • Tap Server Port.
  • Key in 25 and tap Done.

Turn off encryption of incoming email
  • Tap the name of the email account you've just set up.
  • Tap Advanced.
  • Tap the indicator next to "Use SSL" until the function is turned off.

Turn off password encryption
  • Tap Authentication.
  • Tap Password.
  • Tap Advanced.

Enter incoming port
  • Tap Server Port and key in 110
  • Tap the name of the email account you've just set up.
  • Tap Done.

Select settings for retrieval of new email
  • Tap Fetch New Data.
  • Tap the indicator next to "Push" to turn the function on or off.
  • If you turn off Push:
  • Tap the required period or Manually.
  • To select settings for a specific email account:
  • Tap the required email account.
  • Tap Fetch or Manual.
  • Tap Fetch New Data.

Finish setup
  • Tap Mail, Contacts... to finish the setup.

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