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    Just joined after finally upgrading wifi iPad to ios5, what a nightmare that was, so if anybody having the same problem, contact me and I will post my solution
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    Mr.Woppit iPad Enthusiast

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    Welcome! I'm glad I bought mine with iOS 5 already on it. :p
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    Hi there and welcome! As U.S. Transporter said about getting an ipad with the ios5 already on it, is so true. I, among a gazillion people took that leap of faith back in October for the ios5 update. It was exciting on the forum to see the hundreds of members posting their problems. For me, I was fortunate. I attempted twice, but could not connect. I called Apple and told me to wait. I did, and on my 3rd attempt later-it was complete. I remember doing the itunes update the night before (45 minutes) to save time. The ipad update each attempt took ~30-40 minutes for me, but have heard people waiting for several hours to full day for it to complete.

    Welcome and enjoy!! You will really like the new update and changes! :)
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    That's so nice of you to offer to help members, we have a lot of information on the upgrade here also.

    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!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF

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