Need 101 on upgrading Ipad 4.2.1

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    Anybody can help me on upgrading my my 4.2.1 IPad ?
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    Assuming you have a standard setup, you need to connect your iPad to your PC and use iTunes to update it. Click on the iPad device in the left hand panel of iTunes and you will see 2 buttons. Update and Restore. Press update and the rest of the process should be automatic.

    Since your iPad is on a very old version of IOS now, the update may run into problems. If this happens, you may need to restore to a factory fresh state, since an upgrade from such an old version may not go as planned! But we will cross that bridge if we come to it :)

    Good luck.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Good luck with that update!

    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/
    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

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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