Before the session, make sure you have a valid Apple ID with a valid password. If you already have an Apple ID, make sure you can sign in to Apple’s Manage your Apple ID services (and recover your password if necessary). If you do not have an Apple ID, please set one up: Create an Apple ID.
Using or creating a personal Apple ID for this training is suggested.
As part of this training, you will be lent an iPad and a bluetooth keyboard. We will go through the unboxing and setup process for these devices together during our first session. At this time, we will also introduce relevant functionality of the iPad, including setting up email accounts and downloading necessary apps.
To set up your OU email account on your iPad, please see the instructions provided by OU IT.
Additionally, much of the content introduced during this session can be reviewed in the support materials bellow, including syncing a bluetooth keyboard to your iPad and multitasking on a tablet.
Finally, we will go over the process of setting up a personal domain in preparation for the next session.
1. OU Email Configuration
Make sure your OU Email is configured on your iPad. Please refer to the Session One Summary for information pertaining to OU IT email configuration instructions.
2. Use your iPad
Complete one (or more) of the following before next session:
- Read/write email
- Watch videos (e.g. YouTube, etc.)
- Listen to music (e.g. Pandora, etc.)
- Play a game (e.g. Trivia Crack, etc.)
iPad Basics Training Video Playlist (1 Hour)Read more
Videos Included in Lynda.com Playlist
Setting up an Apple ID with your iOS device
Exploring Select, Cut, Copy, and Paste
Accessing hidden shortcuts
Syncing a Bluetooth keyboard
Dictating in apps
Setting up Exchange, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, or AOL email accounts
Searching your mailboxes
Setting mail options
Using Passcode Lock
Using Find My iPhone and Activation Lock
Web browsing with Safari
Browsing the App Store on your iOS device