iPad setup – Middle School

CLICK HERE for the video version  [You can ignore a lot of the stuff before the “Use you iPad” part.]

HERE is the Google Doc version

The text quicknotes version – SOME of the first few items may not show up on your iPad.:


First, check your Moodle password. Did you have to modify it to create an AppleID?

Moodle password:

UPPER AND lower case?
Number?

If Not:
UPPER AND lower case?  →→→→→→ Changed the 1st letter to the other case

Number?  →→→→→→ Added 1970 to the end


 

  1. START
    1. Set language

    1. Set Region

    2. Choose network – sign in

    3. Click DONE

    4. Next

    5. ENABLE location services

  2. Restore from iCloud Backup

    1. Type in username & Password

      1. Generally mds email address and Moodle password

      2. EXCEPTION 1: if the moodle password does NOT have at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, and one number, then:

        1. if missing one case or the other: the FIRST letter was changed to the ‘other’ case

        2. if missing a number. 1970 was added at the end of the moodle password

      3. EXCEPTION 2: some 7th grade students have “temp” AppleIDs [i.e. tech+1@mds…..]. They are listed in the “Names and iPads” Google Doc. Password is Cavaliers1871

    2. Terms and Conditions→ AGREE

    3. “It may take a few minutes”

  3. DO NOT select “Restore from iTunes” as an option

  4. Sign in with your AppleID.

    1. NEXT

    2. AGREE to terms and conditions [yes, again. Because the lawyers said so!]

  5. YES, use iCloud

  6. NO, do not use “Find my ipad”

  7. Passcode – your option. If you forget it, though, it will either be massively inconvenient or disastrous for your data. We won’t know which option until it happens.

  8. Open Utilities folder, launch Meraki.

    1. Push notifications → OK

    2. Which network: All iPads

    3. Profile install → OK

    4. Push Install button

    5. Push Install now

    6. Push Install

    7. Click DONE

    8. Use Current Location? → OK

      1. If an error pops up “Location disabled for this app”

        1. Settings → Privacy → location settings

        2. Turn Meraki ON

        3. close out

  9. Setup Mail

    1. Settings → Mail, Contacts, Calendars

    2. Add Account → Google

    3. fill out email address, password, etc

    4. Description: I suggest “MDS” or “School”

    5. Make sure everything turned on [mail, contacts, calendars, notes]

    6. Save

  10. Setup iCloud

    1. Settings → iCloud

    2. Verify if needed

    3. Turn Backup ON

    4. Back Up NOW [just to be safe]

 

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