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  1. Kelmani

    Kelmani iPF Noob

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    I just bought the new IPad and the Newsstand icon is not on it. Any advice what to look for or do?
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  2. leelai

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    Hi and welcome to the Forum,

    If you don't have the Newsstand icon then your iPad isn't on IOS 5.0. Look in Settings - General - About, it's at the top of the page, then look in Version. It will probably be 4.3.5. You can update to 5.1 now. You will be pleasantly surprised at all the new features you will have. Have a look and let us know and we can show you how to 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 that you have. If then you can't find the answer you are seeking, then by all means post your question. You will find many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.
    We also have our own App - Discussion Forum for IPad Users It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the iPad Manuals is a great place to start, so please download a copy of these http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    A very informative thread 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
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
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    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us. Enjoy!!
     
  3. jsh1120

    jsh1120 iPad Addict

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    It's likely you don't have iOS 5.0 or a later version of the operating system. Once you update you'll have it.
     
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    He's in Lebanon, according to his profile. Maybe there's no content available for Newsstand there, so it doesn't display. Each country's content varies.
     
  5. Kelmani

    Kelmani iPF Noob

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    Just looked and your your right I need to update, how do I update? Sorry, thanks again
     
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    The update will have to be done linked to your PC or laptop. Have a look here and this should explain it all for you.
     
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    Good catch. That may not be his problem, but you're right that too often we (especially we parochial Americans) assume that configurations are universal, especially in terms of content provided in various countries. I'll keep that in mind next time.
     

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