1. Due to the recent site upgrade, the iPadForums (iPF) App will no longer work. The new iPadForums.net website has been designed from the ground up to work perfectly from any mobile, tablet, or desktop computer using the built in internet browser. Create a shortcut to iPadForums.net on your home screen by following these steps: Create an icon for iPadForums.net

Two iPads, One iMac, One iTunes Account: How to keep iPads different

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by msgtusaf, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. msgtusaf
    Offline

    msgtusaf iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2011
    Messages:
    11
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Reading, PA
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I have a brand new iMac and two iPad2's. I don't want both iPads to be identical (one is my wife's, one is mine). Since they would both sync to iCloud, is the only way around this to have 2 different iTunes accounts?
  2. DefBref
    Offline

    DefBref iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2011
    Messages:
    979
    Thanks Received:
    53
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Egremont
    Ratings:
    +53 / 0
    No, you can quite easily share the same account for the library/purchases, I have three iphones, a ipad and 5 ipods all sharing the same account/library and they all have different stuff on. You probably want to share an account for purchases but have different accounts for icloud (so your contacts and calendars, don't get mixed up).

    Just make sure the name of each ipad is different, when you set them up. Another tip is to create playlists for your music, and only sync the relevant playlists to each device, so you don't get your entire library on each device (My Mrs doesn't want Metallica and I don't want her Manilow :))
  3. twerppoet
    Offline

    twerppoet iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2011
    Messages:
    15,935
    Thanks Received:
    1,807
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Walla Walla, WA
    Ratings:
    +1,913 / 1

Share This Page

Search tags for this page

2 ipads one account

,
3 ipads one account
,
can i have two ipads with same account
,
can i share pages on my imac with 2 different ipads
,
can you back up two separate ipads on one imac
,
can you have 2 ipads on the same itunes account
,
can you have two ipads on the same itunes account
,
how can you have 2 ipads on same icloud
,
how to have two itunes on one imac
,
i dont want two ipads on the same account
,
i have two ipads and i do not want the apple id and password to be the same
,
i have two ipads but dont want to share pictues
,
i have two ipads one account
,
i synced ll our ipads to same acct on icloud how do i seperate them on our ipads
,
syncing 2 ipads to one imac
,
two ipad one account
,
two ipads on one account
,
two ipads on one imac
,
two ipads on same account
,

two ipads one account