Apple® iPad® (3G models only) - Activate / Set Up Device

If you want to know how to activate your iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Cellular, view this info.

Note The instructions below are for activating 3G versions of the iPad; refer to 4G LTE initial setup instructions.

  1. Open iTunes on your computer.
  2. Connect the iPad to your computer using the supplied USB cable.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to set up your iPad.
    Note This process includes the registration and syncing of your iPad.
    Note During syncing, you are prompted to sync your music, video, and other content (e.g., calendars, bookmarks, etc.).
  4. Activate your 3G cellular service:
    Note Allow several minutes for the activation to complete.
    1. From a Home screen, navigate to: Settings Settings icon > General.
    2. Tap Reset then tap Subscriber Services.
    3. Tap Reprovision Account.