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    Hello guys! I'm happy to be a part of this forum. I just got my ipad2 a few days ago and I have been unable to drop it. Lol. It's so much fun. I do have a couple of questions though and I hope y'all can help me out! :)

    My iTunes store only has podcast, iTunes U and Downloads. I don't have the music, tv shows, movies, nor ping options. Pleaseeee what do i do?? I want to download music.


    Thanks while I wait for help.


    Tunrayo
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    Work files to itunes

    I wish to transfer files from my desk top to iPad2. The files are PDF and some are video files. A mate said do you have iTunes and I do but its not that simple. Any help would be appreciated.
    S.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    I have heard of this before and it was because of where the person lived, others may chime in here who know more.

    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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    Yes you will have to sync with iTunes to be able to put them on the iPad. You could maybe just email the PDF's, but to open them you will need an app, iBooks and Goodreader are good for this.
    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1386
    There is an app called Dropbox that is great for transferring between devices also, so this might be good for you.

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    I'm not sure. We don't get our iPad till Thursday. Can't you email the PDF file to your iPad?
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    The wait must be just a bugger for you!! It would be for me!!
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    Welcome to the forum. Enjoy.
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    Back to the OP.

    You can create a U.S. iTunes account (or some other country) and use that to purchase apps and media. You'll have to keep track of what you buy in each store, since they can only be updated with that account. If I understand right you'll need a U.S. address and and email address that looks U.S. (ending in .com most likely). Easy enough to obtain, and you'll probably want to create the account without a credit card. That can be done. You'll have to use iTunes Gift cards (virtual or real) to put money in the account.

    Creating an iTunes App Store account without a credit card

    I don't remember much more, since I've never had to do it; but a search of this forum and some Googling should fill in the details.
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    I'm new too.
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    Thank u so much. Il try this out and I hope it works!
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    Hey yea u're right it's the country I live in (Nigeria) we don't have access to movies n music downloads. I'll try the other option suggested by someone else. Thanks a lot.
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    No problem. Good luck.

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