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Activating my tablet

You need to activate your tablet before using it for the first time and also when you've restored the factory default settings. It's easy, but remember you need to insert your SIM into your tablet before you can use this function.

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Enter PIN

Slide your finger right on the display.

Tap Unlock.

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Enter PIN

Key in your PIN and tap OK.

If your SIM is rejected:

Contact your service provider or the store where you bought your tablet.

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Select general settings

Tap the required language.

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Select general settings

Tap the required country or area.

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Select connection type

To activate your tablet using Wi-Fi:

Tap the required Wi-Fi network or Choose another network.

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Select connection type

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

To activate your tablet using the mobile network:

Tap Use Cellular Connection.

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Turn location services on or off

Tap Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.

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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

Tap OK.

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Select option

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

If this is the first time you use an iPad:

Tap Set Up as New iPad and go to step 5a.

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Select option

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

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

Tap Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.

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Select option

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

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

Tap Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.

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5a - "Set Up as New iPad"

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your tablet, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your tablet without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

To activate your tablet using an existing Apple ID:

Tap Sign In with an Apple ID.

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5a - "Set Up as New iPad"

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your tablet, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your tablet without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

To activate your tablet using a new Apple ID:

Tap Create a Free Apple ID.

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5a - "Set Up as New iPad"

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your tablet, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your tablet without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

To activate your tablet without an Apple ID:

Tap Skip This Step.

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5a - "Set Up as New iPad"

An Apple ID gives you access to several functions on your tablet, such as iCloud, App Store and iTunes. If you choose to activate your tablet without an Apple ID, you can log on or create an Apple ID at a later time.

Tap Don't Use.

Follow the instructions on the display to activate your tablet.

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5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

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

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5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

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

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5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Tap Next.

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5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

Follow the instructions on the display to log on to iCloud.

Tap the required backup.

Your tablet restores the contents of the selected backup.

Follow the instructions on the display to activate your tablet.

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5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Go to www.itunes.com on your computer.

Find the download section on the website to download iTunes.

Download and install iTunes on your computer.

Start the program iTunes on your computer.

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5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Connect the data cable to the tablet socket and to your computer's USB port.

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5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Click Restore from this backup.

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5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

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

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5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Click the required backup.

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5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

Click Continue.

Your tablet restores the contents of the selected backup.

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