iPad 101

Course Description

iPad 101 — Getting Started with iPad

The first class you should take to get to know and use your new Apple iPad. Getting started with your brand new iPad can be a challenge so we'll take learning slowly and patiently. In this course you will learn the basics to get you up and running with your iPad including such topics as sending and receiving emails and text messages, surfing the Web, taking pictures, understanding your AppleID (iCloud), and installing apps on your iPad.

Sessions: 4 two-hour weekly class periods for a total of 8 hours

Course Requirements

Text: No additional textbook required we will use the free online Apple User Guide

Prerequisites: No prior courses or experience necessary


The following topics will be covered in this course.

  • Physical Buttons\Features\Accessories

  • Turning on and unlocking your iPad (lock screen, passcode vs. password, off vs. sleep)

  • Navigating your iPad using gestures

  • Settings: Connecting to WiFi, About your iPad, adjusting Auto-Lock

  • Safari: Surfing the Web

  • Linking to the online version of the iPad Users Manual

  • On-screen Features (Home screens, Control and Notifications Panels, customizing the home screen)

  • AppleID Basics (creating/managing your AppleID, learn your AppleID and AppleID Password)

  • iCloud Basics (syncing and backing up your data)

Course Files

Siri commands.pdf
Intro to Safari.pdf
Connect to WiFi.pdf