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Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by mpalmejar, Jun 8, 2012.

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    I have a second hand iPad and have created a new apple account. My first question is with regards to The existing apps can't be updated I don't know the previous owner's password of course. Second, my iTunes icon, every time I click it won't open " request cannot be completed" is flashed on the screen. Anyone can help me with this? Thanks!
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    Please help with iTunes
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Yes those old apps belong to the previous owner and you will not be able to update them at all.
    I've moved your thread to our Help Section where you will receive a better response.

    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

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    I would recommend setting up the iPad from scratch. That way, you'll be free of the pesky legacy apps that you will never be able to update, plus any other settings you may not see right now. I did this when I handed down my iPhone 3GS to my daughter. Set it up for her from scratch.
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    If I'm going to start from the scratch will I be loosing all my files in power point presentations and pages as well as in PDF ?
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    Yes. Move them off the iPad first. Most apps have file export options by either a wifi interface, email or cloud storage.
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