How to Sync iTunes to iPad

Author Vanessa Reynolds on October 22, 2012 | Print | Bookmark

This article will show you how to sync your iTunes with your iPad. Please follow the directions below:


  1. Turn on your personal computer and verify you have downloaded the most recent iTunes software. The iPad is compatible with iTunes version 9.1 or higher.
  2. Connect the iPad to the computer using a compatible USB cable. Purchase of the Apple iPad includes the necessary cable.
  3. Open iTunes on your computer, if iTunes hasn't opened automatically, and select iPad in the sidebar.
  4. Configure which information or programs you would like to share between the iPad and iTunes. The "Sync Settings" window is divided into multiple panes that allow users specific options for different types of media sharing.
  5. Select Apply in the lower left-hand corner of the iTunes screen to save the settings and exit iTunes. Now, whenever you connect the iPad to the computer the chosen sync options will be applied and material synced between the two devices.

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