Apple® iPad® - iCloud® - Set Up Family Sharing

Note Notes:

  • Family Sharing allows up to six people in your family to share each other's iTunes, iBooks and App Store purchases without sharing accounts. Pay for family purchases with the same credit card.
  • For additional information, refer to Family Sharing.
  • Family Sharing requires software version iOS 8 or later. To determine the device software version, refer to View Software Version.

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings Settings icon.
  2. Tap your Apple profile (along the top).
    Note If prompted, enter the Apple ID and password then tap Sign In.
    Apple ID
  3. Tap Set Up Family Sharing.
  4. Tap Get Started.
  5. For the next 3 screens, view the info then tap Continue.
  6. Tap Share your Location.
  7. To add a family member, tap Add Family Member.
  8. Enter the family member's name or email address then tap Next.
  9. Enter the security code of the credit card that is associated with the family organizer's iCloud account then tap Next.
  10. If prompted, select an option:
    • Ask this Person to Enter Password
    • Send an Invitation
  11. If prompted, enter the password then tap Next.
  12. If prompted, tap Share Your Location.