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  1. gromit98hk

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    I told my friend in china to get an I pad 2 for me and I would come to see him several months later.
    Ok he did ( a genuine one for sure). He of course used it for the several months, he then dropped it of in hong kong and I picked it up

    Guess what everything is in Chinese :) :) and I don't have a clue on Chinese. I of course """ Fiddled"""around
    To try to do stuff "settings" but now I am in a worse quandary.
    Apart from taking it to an apple store for help ( I have the original receipt) from him
    How to get it back to english

    I might have to call him in china to find his Password and log on name to the I store

    Any suggestions appreciated so can give my I pad one to my kid so I can get Cthulhu with the I pad two

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  2. Gabriel1

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    Hi there and welcome.

    See if this helps you http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2371

    There is lots of good advice and info on here plus plenty of members all too willing to help with any problems.

    Remember, search is your friend.......and please don't forget to read the rules http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

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    We also have an app for this forum. A link to download the app is: Discussion Forum for iPad Users for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store

    If you have other Apple products or are interested in other Apple kit then why not join our sister forum too at http://www.appleforums.net/

    Finally, if you still haven't had enough, how about a video explaining about our other forums (note:you may want to play this at half speed but hey, why shouldn't Phil be excited about our forums!)

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  3. gromit98hk

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    Hello kind person
    I went to the link, and even though all the instructions on there are showing screen shots in English ,and I was able to """guess"""
    To get the language selection to open. And behold I am home free

    Thanks much for the quick reply and result

    Doug
     
  4. Gabriel1

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    That's great news Doug......

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  5. gromit98hk

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    Gabriel 1

    I will use the good link you gave me to find out about other stuff. I now have my I phone 4 ,and my I pad 2
    And am ready to give my I pad one to my kid. (lucky kid) No doubt I will soon be hearing , When are you going to upgrade again so that I can get my hands on your 2

    Doug
     
  6. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    Good to hear from you. You’ll find a whole bunch of iPad enthusiasts in this Forum who are only too willing to help other iPad owners and to hear of their experiences. Don’t be afraid to post any questions you may have or use the ‘Search’ button near the top of the Forum web page. I usually find I discover one new interesting and useful piece of information about my iPad every day - and often not even what I was looking for!!

    Hope to hear from you soon with your thoughts about the iPad.

    Have fun and enjoy your iPad


    If you don’t already have it you can download a copy of the iPad manual for free.

    Apple - Support - Manuals

    Please read the rules too!!

    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

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    Hi Doug and welcome to the Forum!! I must say I had a little chuckle at your dilemma, :) but so glad Gabriel could steer you in the right direction and I'm sure that son of yours will be saying just that, but what a lucky kid he is. Enjoy!!
     
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    Welcome, Doug!

    Yes ~ our Gabriel is truly a kind person. :)
     
  9. Gabriel1

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    I am?

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