New member who needs all the help she can get!

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  1. irishmcgrammy5
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    Hi, I am a 68 yr old female, a grandmother as you can tell from my username. My husband and children recently bought me an Ipad 3 with Retina Display for my birthday. Though I have a computer and actually had a website up for 9 years, I am a dork as far as intelligent knowledge is concerned about it. And now I have an Ipad, WOW!! So here I am seeking help from folks who know what they are doing, hurrah!

    I live in Northwest Arkansas; have been married 38 years. We have 3 children 5 grandchildren. Three dogs, 2 house cats and 3 porch kitties.
    :)
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    You'll find lots of info below to get you well on your way! Lovely intro by the way! Enjoy!

    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 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

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!
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    G'day Irishmcgrammy. First off, there is no way you can be a dork. Simply, plus among other delightful things you say, because you are using an iPad. You are in the right place to interact with some amazing, helpful and knowledgeable people. Got a question? Ask away!
    Regards, Andrew


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    Congrats on the iPad and welcome to the forum!
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    Hi again . It seems that I have to use the app to get the links at the bottom. Can't get them from the email URL
    Also, clicked on all ur posts after tapping avatar, and that's where the pm was too.
    Still a little confusing navigating here but will keep trying .lol
    .

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    Hi Betti,

    Yes the email link will take you to the site and not the app. I usually use the app as I find it so much easier and quicker.

    You're getting there and will soon be up and running! ;)
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    I see now. The site is what I get when I come here thru an email

    Where are the quick links...

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