Apple® iPad® - Create an Apple ID

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

  1. From the 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. Tap Create Apple ID.
  5. Using the dial, enter your birthdate then tap Next
  6. Enter your first and last name in the spaces provided then tap Next.
  7. From the 'Email Address' screen, tap 'Use your current email address' or 'Get a free iCloud email address'.
    Note The email address entered becomes the Apple ID.
  8. Tap Continue to confirm.
  9. 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.
  10. From the 'Security Questions' screen, tap Choose a Question, enter an answer in box below then tap Next (upper-right).
    Note Repeat for questions 2 and 3.
  11. To continue, review the Terms and Conditions then tap Agree (lower-right).
  12. 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.