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How To Set Up iPad Mini

As you know, Apple launched the new iPhone 13 series with greater cameras and bigger batteries. Along with those iPhones, Apple also launched a new iPad mini (2021) which is actually the size of my palm. It is cool, stylish & mini. Apple's new iPad mini features 8.3" (1488x2266p resolution) Liquid Retina IPS LCD display. The display features scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating, a wide color gamut, and true tone screen colors.

The iPad mini is powered by Apple's new A15 Bionic chipset with iPadOS 15. It is powered by a non-removable Li-ion 5124mAh battery with a standby time of up to 10 hours. It doesn't offer a micro-SD card slot as usual. But it has different storage variants as: 64GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM. These are some of the main features of the new iPad Mini (2021).

How to Set Up the New iPad Mini (2021)?

After looking at all the important features of iPad Mini (2021), here we'll just discuss setting up the iPad mini and we'll cover different questions:

  • How to get started with iPad Mini?
  • How to transfer data from your old iPad to your new iPad?
  • How to take a screenshot on your iPad?
  • How to set up mail, contacts, and calendar on iPad?
  • How to use iMessage on iPad?
  • How to use FaceTime on iPad?
  • How to use the Camera on iPad?
  • How to use the Notes app on iPad?
  • How to download apps and games on iPad?

So, let's begin to unfold every question you can ask related to iPad Mini (2021).

How to get started with iPad Mini?

Whether you are switching from an old iPad or any Android tablet, you would surely need to start from the very beginning. First, you'll need to unwrap the iPad mini, turning On the iPad from the very power button. During the setup of your iPad Mini, you will be asked to perform different tasks at the beginning like setting up Face ID, setting up various accounts, or login into your existing Apple ID.

How to transfer data from your old iPad to your new iPad?

If you are switching from an older iPad to the new iPad or any Android device, you won't actually need to configure the settings from the start. You can actually sync everything on your new iPad Mini. Syncing would go from zero to hero in just a few minutes. It can also transfer your photos and videos from the old iPhone to the new iPhone.

To get started you just need to sync your old device to your new iPad device. There are two different syncing processes during the start like how to transfer data from the old iPad to the new iPad and how to transfer cellular data plan from your old iPad to the new iPad.

How to take a screenshot on your iPad?

If you are thinking to boast a high score on your gameplay, then it would be very important to know "how to take a screenshot on an iPad?" To take a screenshot on your iPad, just click on the power button, and the volume up button at the same time. There is also a feature on iPad to edit your screenshot like adding texts, annotations to your screenshot, etc.

How to set up mail, contacts, and calendar on iPad?

Setting up mail, contacts, and calendars on iPad is quite easy and they automatically set up when we connect our iCloud, Gmail, or Microsoft email to our iPad. When we first turn On the iPad, between the various settings, you are also asked to add your preferred email address, and your iCloud email address if you have one. At that time, all your mail, contacts, and calendar are synced automatically.

How to use iMessage on iPad?

iMessage is a very powerful in-built messaging app on iOS devices for sending texts, pictures, video, audio, and a whole lot more. You can create group chats, suggest movie or dinner plans for the evening, and even pay or request payment from a friend, right in the Messages app on iPad. If you enable your Continuity features, your iPad can even act as a general text messaging app for friends and family that aren't using an Apple device (like an Android phone). You can even answer a phone call right on your iPad.

How to use FaceTime on iPad?

FaceTime is the ultimate app for video calling. This is like the future app for most of the 80s or 90s movies. But this future has now become the present with the Apple's greatest video calling app. FaceTime has been there for a very long time now. Every teenager and everyone uses FaceTime for video calling. It's available on every device from iPhone, iPad, and Mac. It is not compulsory to be connected to the cellular data for FaceTime. But you should be connected to WiFi at least.

FaceTime is the easiest and very powerful video calling and conference calling app for iOS and Mac users. It supports up to 32 people at the same time on FaceTime for video calling, or for conferences. You can also record your FaceTime call, and also use Animoji, stickers, and Live Photos in FaceTime. There are actually a lot more features of FaceTime. FaceTime app is in-built installed on your iPads and iPhones. Just open the application, choose the contact you want to video call, and chat.

How to use the Camera on iPad?

Cameras on iPhones and iPads are the only thing people are craving. Apple provides the best cameras on iPhones and iPads. Low to Medium range smartphones cannot challenge iPhone's cameras. Only flagship smartphones are the ones that can challenge iPhone's cameras like Samsung Galaxy S20 or S21 Series smartphones, some of Huawei's smartphones.

iPhone or iPad cameras offer lots of different features for the best photo you can click. They feature different camera modes, video modes, slow motions, and a lot more features. These camera features include burst photos, panorama, live photos, lock focus, bias exposure, enable grid, and geo-locate your Photos, record video, slow-mo, and time-lapses, telephoto, etc.

How to use the Notes app on iPad?

Notes app on the iPad is the last stop for all the write-down notes, sketches, save for later, or collaboration with others. You can also make lists, tables, scan documents, take photos, and a lot more. Every single note can be shared with anyone else with an iPhone ID so that you can collaborate with anyone in real-time.

How to download apps and games on iPad?

When you know there are a lot more in the basket of Apple Store. Yes, Apple Store is the only place for iPad or iPhones for cool apps and games. The Apple Store developers have made a massive collection where other iOS developers can contribute as many games & apps as they can. Some apps and games are free but some apps & games are expensive. To download apps and games on iPad, you just need to open the App Store -> Search for App or search for the category of your app  -> after finding your loved app or game just click on install. After clicking the install button, it will automatically download the app or game on your iPad data.

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