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Backing up iPad to iTunes


Windows

  1. Open iTunes (Start » All Programs » Multimedia » Players » iTunes).

  2. On the top menu bar, click Store » Sign In.
    iTunes sign in windows1

  3. Enter your Apple ID username (like uwecipadXX@uwec.edu) and your Apple ID password.
    iTunes sign in windows

  4. Click the Sign In button.

  5. On the top menu bar, click Store » Authorize This Computer.
    iTunes authorize windows

  6. Enter your Apple ID username (like uwecipadXX@uwec.edu) and your Apple ID password.

  7. Click the Authorize button.

  8. Plug the iPad's Dock/USB cable into the iPad and the computer.

  9. On the left menu, under Devices, right click on your iPad.
    iTunes Transfer Purchases windows

  10. Click Transfer Purchases and wait a moment.

  11. On the left menu, under Devices, right click on your iPad.
    iTunes back up ipad windows

  12. Click Back Up and wait a moment – unless you get a warning message, your iPad has been successfully backed up.

  13. You may now disconnect the iPad from the computer.


Mac

  1. Open iTunes (Go » Applications » iTunes).

  2. On the top menu bar, click Store » Sign In.
    iTunes sign in

  3. Enter your Apple ID username (like uwecipadXX@uwec.edu) and your Apple ID password.
    iTunes apple ID Mac

  4. Click the Sign In button.

  5. On the top menu bar, click Store » Authorize This Computer.
    iTunes authorize Mac

  6. Enter your Apple ID username (like uwecipadXX@uwec.edu) and your Apple ID password.

  7. Click the Authorize button.

  8. Plug the iPad's Dock/USB cable into the iPad and the computer.

  9. On the left menu, under Devices, right click on your iPad.

  10. Click Transfer Purchases and wait a moment.
    iTunes transfer purchases Mac

  11. On the left menu, under Devices, right click on your iPad.
    iTunes back up Mac

  12. Click Back Up and wait a moment – unless you get a warning message, your iPad has been successfully backed up.

  13. You may now disconnect the iPad from the computer.
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