Won a new ipad mini 16 GB WiFi but no access to computer itunes

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  1. BatEars

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    Hi guys sorry if this is a silly question but I won an iPad Mini Wifi and my computer (windows) currently won't start so I was wondering if there is any way I could sync through iCloud without plugging in to my computer first. I also have an iPhone 4 backed up to iCloud. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you
     
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    If your computer won't start, you won't be able to sync with it. You can store data in the cloud, however.
     
  3. BatEars

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    Yeah but does iTunes itself back up to iTunes ?
     
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    You have to back up to iTunes on your computer. iTunes and the AppStore do have purchased lists where you can go to re-download previously purchased content without paying again, however.
     
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    Have the same problem right now, does anyone can help???
     
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    If you have the same problem as the OP then you could refer to the answers by scifan above.


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    just use it without sync until the computer is working again.
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

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