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    hi I am new to use apple ipad mini i have just bought one it was brand new unsealed in box when i power it up it says no sim card inserted . would i still be able to use this through wireless or will the service provider disconnect the ipad mini and can i get it jailbreaked?? thanks for your help
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    The iPad doesn't need a SIM card to use the iPad on WiFi. It will work perfectly well without one installed. The cellular carrier has no control over how you use the iPad on WiFi. If you just bought the iPad, it's likely on iOS 6.1.3, the latest iOS version. There is no available jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3. To check which iOS is currently on your iPad, go to Settings>General>About>Version.


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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Yes as Scifan has said your wifi will work with or without a sim. For a little bit more info - your GPS will also work without a sim as the chip is built into the iPad itself.

    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
    Tutorial for our App
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...sistance/107524-ipad-forums-app-tutorial.html
    Tutorial on creating posts on the Forum
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...-creating-posts-starting-new-threads-how.html
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

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