Apple® iPad® - Create an Apple ID

Note You can also create an ID by visiting the Create Your Apple ID website.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Settings Settings icon.
  2. Tap Sign in to your iPad.
  3. Tap Don't have an Apple ID or forgot it?.
  4. Enter the following info then tap Next:
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Birthday
  5. Enter your email address then tap Next.
    Note If you don't have an email address, tap Don't have an email address? then tap Get an iCloud Email Address.
  6. Enter the password into the required fields then tap Next (upper-right).
    Note Password must be at least 8 characters, including a number and an uppercase and lowercase letter.
  7. Enter a phone number that can be used to verify your identity then choose one of the following options:
    • Text Message
    • Phone Call
  8. Enter the verification code.
  9. To continue, review the Terms and Conditions then tap Agree (lower-right).
  10. To continue, tap Agree.
    Note An email with verification steps is sent to the address chosen as the Apple ID.
    Note For additional setup info, see Change iCloud feature settings.


Note For more info, refer to Frequently asked questions about Apple ID.