Hello from Birmingham England

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  1. Alex101

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    Hi Guys,

    I'm new to i-pads and to this forum, so looking for help and understanding.

    My main interest is in photography and since retiring in 2010, I have done nothing else but this. Reaching our 50th wedding anniversary this March, so lots of holidays planned.

    Alex
     
  2. Gabriel1

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    Hi there Alex and welcome from down south in the UK.

    There is lots of good advice and info on here plus plenty of members all too willing to help with any problems.

    Remember, search is your friend. If you can't find the answer you need and you post a question then give as much info as you can to help members help you i.e. iPad 1 or 2, etc. and iOS version and name of app if the problem is with a specific app........and please don't forget to read the forum rules http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

    These are the hacking section rules for all you jail breakers (and would be jail breakers) http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/2892-hacking-section-rules-please-read.html

    We also have an app for this forum. The link to download the app is: Discussion Forum for iPad Users for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store

    You can download the manual for your iPad here http://help.apple.com/ipad/6/ and here http://support.apple.com/manuals/ and in iBooks search for "iPad user guide for" and you will find free comprehensive manuals for iOS 4, 5, 6, etc.

    If you have other Apple products or are interested in other Apple kit then why not join our sister forum too at http://www.appleforums.net/ and for iPhone users, come and join in the discussion over at http://www.iphoneforums.net

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  3. Alex101

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    Thanks Gabriel,
    as mentioned, I am new to this and only bought my i-pad 4 64Gb 4G on Friday. Have been looking at android and apple information for a couple of weeks and finally decided on apple from what I had read and others were saying. Have a couple of books and am keen to learn. It will help me put my photographs on the pad for display rather than carry around loads of printed portfolios, but have not yet looked at the possible ways of doing this to get the best type of display like some of the good web sites have. Possibly some Apps for this to be found.

    Looking forward to being in the Forum.
    Alex

    How do I ad an Avatar?
     
  4. Gabriel1

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    If you use the IPF App (the link is in my post above) go into profile and tap the avatar and you can upload a new one from there.....

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    There are lots of photo apps and if you ask a question in the General Discussion area I'm sure that you will get a lot of good advice.

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  5. Alex101

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    Thanks Gabrial, have done it now.
     
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    Hello and welcome aboard Alex!
     
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    Welcome to iPF.

    AA

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  8. J. A.

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    Hi, Alex! Welcome to iPF! You've chosen a beautiful avatar.
     
  9. Alex101

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    Hi JA and others saying welcome. My late Father was called JA by his employees many years ago.

    Just getting used to this i-pad stuff and a bit late in life, but it keeps the old grey cells charged. Will be looking around for inspiration.

    I have a Neice (Tanja) living in Vienna and went to her wedding last June and her parents live near Kiel in Germany, but he originates from Vienna also.

    Alex
     
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