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Discussion in 'iPad 1 Forum' started by B.P., May 12, 2012.

  1. B.P.

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    I bought a brandnew iPad1 at a reputable store, on clearance. The box had not been opened.

    If I hold the startbutton long enough, the screen will show the power-off slide, and I can power off with it. I hold the button again, and a small apple appears in the middle of the screen. Eventually, it'll briefly show a USB cable wanting to connect to iTunes, then the screen goes black.

    I can't return it to the store I bought it from, as I live 600miles away. I could possibly try to phone them. Any chance Apple will take care of this?
     
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    It needs to be connected to a PC with iTunes for initial setup. Sounds like it is going to sleep after it prompts for the connection to iTunes and it isn't made.
     
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    thanks, that did it indeed. Now I'm STUCK AGAIN... when trying to set up a new iTunes account, there is a q&A section for security questions, there is supposed to be a pull-down menu to select questions, but it doesn'' work.

    ALSO, in the top left corner of the screen it says "no SIM"
     
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    Is this a 3G iPad?

    The security questions.....tap the text itself for the selections. There will be no drop down bar like windows.
     

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