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Changing ownership of iPad

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    Hi i am happy to be a member of this forum. I am a very dedicated iPad user. As I have replaced mu iPad 1 with iPad 2 3
    G I would like to give it to my sick brother. He is unable to get about and I believe an iPad would change his life. However I hope someone can help. I don't know how to change ownership and registration to him. From Parsley
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Your old iPad can just be fresh restored to as new Factory settings before giving to your brother. This will wipe everything on your iPad for him to start fresh with all his info. You can also do this on the iPad itself Settings - General - Reset - erase all content and settings.
    You may want to transfer everything to your new iPad first and may even want to share apps with him so have a look at this thread. Hope it helps.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-gene...new-ipad-multiple-ipads-icloud-questions.html

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
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    Thank you leelai
    Sounds much easier than I thought. When I reset would my name As the registered owner be deleted.would my brother register his name with Apple as the new owner.
    Regards parsley
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    No there's no need to contact Apple on this if that's what you mean. Your brother would create his own Apple ID for any purchases, unless you intend to share.

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    Yes I did mean that. Also the serial number of my iPad 1 is registered to me in apples records
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    The iPad is no longer under warranty so this would not matter.

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    Hello and welcome to the forum!Congrats on the upgrade!
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    Great thanks.

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