Find my Ipad ?

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  1. slipknot

    slipknot iPF Novice

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    Hello again folks... right, Find my Ipad

    I have this setup except that its showing my ipad nowhere near where it is.

    I'm sure the setup is correct but thinking i must be missing something.

    Hope someone who can help.

    Thanks
     
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    slipknot iPF Novice

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    OK.. slight improvement.... new location is about 100 mtrs from my house... in someone else house... how accurate is this meant to be.??? any ideas?? Thx
     
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    Do you have a 3G or WiFi iPad? Only 3G iPads have GPS, WiFi iPads 'try' to determine their position through a database of WiFi hotspots, but it's approximate and, in rural areas, can be non-existent.

    You can get a GPS add-on for your iPad if it's WiFi, though it's unlikely to be helpful for the 'Find My Pad' application.

    Tim
     
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    Thanks

    Tim.. thx for a prompt response...

    I'll just have to make sure I don't misplay it :=)
     
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    slipknot iPF Novice

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    BTW its a wi-fi version..
     
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    graywolf iPad Super Guru

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    The wifi only version uses it's ip address to determine location. Which can usually be way off. :)
     
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    slipknot iPF Novice

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    Great info

    Only just found this forum but it looks like its a minefield of info and know-how... glad i found it!!
     
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    Welcome by the way! Love your name by the way. My daughter loves that group!

    sent with love from my iPad on IPF
     
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    Hello and welcome to the ipad forum 

    Sent from my iPad using iPF, using iOS 4.3.2
     
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    slipknot iPF Novice

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    @hayles

    Hope she gets the chance to see them live.... My other half says they growl.. needless to say I don't agree!!! :)

    Daresay I'll be back with some more Q's and thx for the welcome!
     
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    I setup mobile me on both my ipod touch and my ipad2. Trouble is that it wont locate my iPad at all. I used my iPad to successfully locate the touch but it wont work the other way round. The itouc will find the itouch as well, howeverr the iPad wont find anything.. Any ideas?
     
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    Did you turn the location feature on in the account settings?
    On the iPad.
     
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    Thanks and yes I did, however "Find my iPhone" is not listed as one of the programs in the attached list of apps that use this feature.
     
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    graywolf iPad Super Guru

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    Sorry. Not that location.

    Settings - mail, calendars and contacts, is the find my iPhone mobile me account there?
     
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    Look.
     

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