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    Apple iPad 2 WiFi + Cellular

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    How to activate your tablet

    You need to activate your tablet before using it for the first time and also when you've restored the factory default settings. You need to insert your SIM card and turn on your tablet before using it for the first time.

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    Drag the arrow right.

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    Press Unlock.

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    Key in your PIN and press OK.
    If your tablet rejects your SIM card:
    Contact your distributor or service provider where you bought your tablet.

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    To change language:
    Press the required language.

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    Press arrow right.

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    To change country or area:
    Press Show More....

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    Press the required country or area.

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    Press Next.

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    Press the required WLAN or Other....
    Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required WLAN.

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    Press Next.

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    Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.

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    Press Next.

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    If you select Disable Location Services:

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    Press OK.

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    If it's the first time you use an iPad:
    Press Set Up as New iPad and go to step 5a.

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    If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
    Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.

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    If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
    Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.

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    Press Next.

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    To activate your tablet using an existing Apple ID:
    Press Sign In with an Apple ID.

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    To activate your tablet using a new Apple ID:
    Press Create a Free Apple ID.

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    To activate your tablet without an Apple ID:
    Press Skip This Step.

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    Press Skip.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your tablet.

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    Press Next.

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

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

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    Press Next.

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    To protect your Apple ID with a security question and create an e-mail address for restoring data:
    Press Add Security Questions.

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    Press Next.
    Follow the instructions on the display to enter the required information.

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    To create a security question at a later time:
    Press Not Now.

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    Press Next.

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    Press Agree.

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    Press Agree to confirm.

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    Press the required backup.

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    Press Restore.
    Your tablet restores the contents of the selected backup.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your tablet.

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    Press Next.

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    Start the program iTunes on your computer.

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

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    Click Restore from this backup.

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

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    Click the required backup.

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    Click Continue.
    Your tablet restores the contents of the selected backup.

    1. Enter PIN

    Drag the arrow right.
    Press Unlock.
    Key in your PIN and press OK.
    If your tablet rejects your SIM card:
    Contact your distributor or service provider where you bought your tablet.

    2. Select general settings

    To change language:
    Press the required language.
    Press arrow right.
    To change country or area:
    Press Show More....
    Press the required country or area.
    Press Next.

    3. Select WLAN

    Press the required WLAN or Other....
    Follow the instructions on the display to connect to the required WLAN.
    Press Next.

    4. Activate or deactivate location services

    Press Enable Location Services or Disable Location Services.
    Press Next.
    If you select Disable Location Services:
    Press OK.

    5. Select option

    If it's the first time you use an iPad:
    Press Set Up as New iPad and go to step 5a.
    If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iCloud backup:
    Press Restore from iCloud Backup and go to step 5b.
    If you've used an iPad before and want to restore previous content from an iTunes backup:
    Press Restore from iTunes Backup and go to step 5c.

    6. 5a - "Set Up as New iPad"

    Press Next.
    To activate your tablet using an existing Apple ID:
    Press Sign In with an Apple ID.
    To activate your tablet using a new Apple ID:
    Press Create a Free Apple ID.
    To activate your tablet without an Apple ID:
    Press Skip This Step.
    Press Skip.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your tablet.

    7. 5b - "Restore from iCloud Backup"

    Press Next.
    Press Apple ID and key in the username for your Apple ID.
    Press Password and key in the password for your Apple ID.
    Press Next.
    To protect your Apple ID with a security question and create an e-mail address for restoring data:
    Press Add Security Questions.
    Press Next.
    Follow the instructions on the display to enter the required information.
    To create a security question at a later time:
    Press Not Now.
    Press Next.
    Press Agree.
    Press Agree to confirm.
    Press the required backup.
    Press Restore.
    Your tablet restores the contents of the selected backup.
    Follow the instructions on the display to activate your tablet.

    8. 5c - "Restore from iTunes Backup"

    Press Next.
    Start the program iTunes on your computer.
    Connect the data cable to the socket at the bottom of your tablet and to your computer's USB port.
    Click Restore from this backup.
    Click the drop down list next to "Restore from this backup".
    Click the required backup.
    Click Continue.
    Your tablet restores the contents of the selected backup.

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