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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by rpen, Jun 9, 2011.
Is this where I ask my first question?
Welcome to the forum. I hope you enjoy the community and have a good time.
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Hi Rpen - welcome to the forum -
If you have a specific question regarding the iPad, then I would suggest posting in the appropriate forum, i.e. you're likely to receive more responses from those interested in your question.
Please enjoy and hope that you have fun here -
Good to hear from you. Youâ€™ll find a whole bunch of iPad enthusiasts in this Forum who are only too willing to help other iPad owners and to hear of their experiences. Donâ€™t be afraid to post any questions you may have or use the â€˜Searchâ€™ button near the top of the Forum web page. I usually find I discover one new interesting and useful piece of information about my iPad every day - and often not even what I was looking for!!
Hope to hear from you soon with your thoughts about the iPad.
Have fun and enjoy your iPad
If you have a specific problem, then you can either post a question or use the Search button near the top of the Forum web page.
If you want to post a problem, youâ€™ll probably want to either append your question to an existing thread if your problem is related to the topic being discussed in that thread, or start a new discussion (thread). To do that, you need to navigate back to the â€˜iPad Forumâ€™ page (button near the top of the Forum web page), then choose a discussion area that you think most suits the problem you want to discuss - say â€˜iPad DiYâ€™, click to enter that area and then youâ€™ll see a button â€˜Start New Threadâ€™. You can click on that and enter a title for your thread and the usual text box where you can type the details of your problem.
It makes sense to use a thread title thatâ€™s as descriptive as possible. So I wouldnâ€™t call a thread â€˜I have a problemâ€™ because no one scanning through the thread will know what the problem is or whether they can help and, since there are so many posts made each day, no one has time to read them all.
So, instead, make the title of the thread as specific as possible - â€˜iPad screen goes blank every 5 secondsâ€™, for example would be better (though not as good as it could be, I have to admit) and then give as much detail of the problem as you can.
But donâ€™t be afraid to post - all the Forum members are really nice and the Moderators keep them under control and make sure theyâ€™re well behaved and polite - well, most of the time!!
But just enjoy your iPad. Like any new product, they'll be 'issues' that will arise - first piece of advice, don't panic and don't do anything rash. I've read of people who have restored their iPads - generally a last resort - when the problem was far far simpler.
If you donâ€™t already have it you can download a copy of the iPad manual for free.
Apple - Support - Manuals
Please read the rules too!!
Thank you everyone for your help. Not only am I new to the ipad but forums also. So thank you again for all your kind advice.
It's good to have you here. Have a great day and a great weekend.