Wish the Ipad came with a Manual.

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  1. lorieanne66

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    I received my IPad in September as a birthday gift. Little did I know that it didn't come with instructions. Using it was no problem for me but I felt like I wasn't using all the features. After endless searches and getting bits and pieces from the internet I ran into IPad video lessons. Holy cow I had no idea how many features I was missing out on. I can say now I am a professional IPadder. lol
     
  2. The OB

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    A simple search in Safari under "apple manual" or "apple user guide" would lead you to:
    manuals.info.apple.com/en/ipad_user_guide.pdf. Doesn't take long.
    Regards, Andrew


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    There is a free iPad Users Guide in iBooks.
     
  5. Somerled

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    The guide linked by The OB is the best, and free. you can download it into iBooks. Another is http://help.apple.com/ipad/6
    However, it cant be downloaded but works really well.
     
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    Well, the point is that we pay a lot of money for Apple products. It would be nice to have such manual preinstalled, but I gues that would put to big dent in Apple profits, so no manual. Users you on your own, Apple.
     
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    There is a manual supplied with Safari. It's in your bookmarks.


    And the full manual is available from Apple, by using the link scifan supplied. It's also available as a link in my signature line.

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    all companies should follow it to save paper and green planet and stuff;)
     
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    By the way, there should have been a small, easily overlooked card in you iPad's box. It has instructions (links) on one side to most of the sources listed above. So, Apple did supply you with a manual and choices of how to access it. Just not a pound of paper.

    I understand that they choose to be elegant and understated in the packaging, but in the case of that card they would probably save a lot of grief if it was four times the size and bright orange.

    Then again, knowing how I usually dump the packaging and documentation out with barely a glance, I'm sure it would still get overlooked by many people. ;)
     
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    Maybe Apple could pre-program the device to bring the manual up on screen as soon as you first set it up?
     

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