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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by GrannyK, Nov 15, 2011.

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    Been doing computers for years, and recently my sister talked me into trying her iPad !!

    I'm hooked, but haven't used an apple since the Apple II was popular. What an eye-opener!!

    Typing this on my windows 7 laptop, and at my other elbow is my iPad 2 (good thing I got the biggest gig one) - looks like this will be a permanent setup now. ;)

    Originally, all I wanted was to be able to text message my grandkids, since I am no longer able to see the buttons on my phone to use it to text.

    Glad this forum exists, and is so informative.
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    Hi Granny - welcome to the forum! :)

    I've been a PC guy for years but my first computer in 1980 was an Apple II+ - now have an older iPod and a new upgraded iPad2 - both complement my other computers but a nice addition - enjoying also!

    And indeed this is a great site w/ plenty of experienced members & a LOT of information already available - looking forward to your posts!
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    Hi Grannyk, welcome to the forum!! You are going to love your iPad-as we all do!! This forum is extremely informative, with its members being very laid back and respectful of other peoples questions! Have fun loading your games, books etc!! Enjoy!!
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    Hi GrannyK and Welcome to the Forum!

    The iPad does hook you in doesn't it, we've all been hooked and couldn't live without one now.

    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
    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. Enjoy!!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
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    Hi there and welcome.

    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

    These are the hacking section rules for all you jail breakers (and would be jail breakers) http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/2892-hacking-section-rules-please-read.html

    We also have an app for this forum. The 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!)

    The Archangel
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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

    Tim
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