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    I love being a part of this community
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    Yes, it is the front facing camera.
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    Open the camera app and touch the camera icon with the arrows around it. Presto - see yourself. Touch again to go back to back camera.
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    I think the poster is actually referring to the small hole opposite the home button.

    I think it serves as a camera and light sensor on ipad2 and ipad3 and Light sensor only on ipad1.

    Someone please correct me if I'm mistaken here.
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    To confirm if it is a camera turn the iPad over and look for a camera in the corner of the back side of the iPad. If one is present then it's a camera.

    Another way....do you have a camera icon on the iPad desktop? It will be there if ipad2 or ipad3 will not for ipad1 . This icon cannot be deleted so ipad2 and 3 users can't remove it if they wanted. Also if you have a FaceTime settings icon when you enter settings mode you have a camera enabled device.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    I see you got some great advice here....I'm curious, do you have a camera?

    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.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 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
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!
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    you might want to think about taking your ipad to an apple store(or some 16 year old kid that has an ipad) and asking them to give a five minute tutorial...way easier for you learn the basics of your ipad and a lot faster too then asking here
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    Oh, I don't know. We can be quite useful here. This picture might have some answers. Just touch it to see it full screen.



    image-3820838218.jpg
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    It has been a long time since I chatted how is everyone I've improved a lot since I was here last I understand my iPad and I am ready to go
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    Good to see you back here. How are you getting on with your iPad?

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