Click each step to see the action. You can also click the picture or use the arrow keys.

  • Before you can use your Apple iPad Mini 2, you will need to activate it. If you have access to a Wi-Fi network, you can connect and activate over Wi-Fi. Otherwise, you will need a computer and iTunes.

    If you donʼt have iTunes on your computer, youʼll need to download and install it. In this example, weʼve used iTunes v12.5.1.

    Please note: the steps may differ depending on the options selected. Simply follow the prompts on the Apple iPad Mini 2 to complete the setup.
  • 1. Press the Home button to start setup.
  • 2. Touch the desired language.
  • 3. Touch the desired country or region.
  • 4. Touch Connect to iTunes.
  • 5. Connect the Apple iPad Mini 2 to the computer using the USB cable. Launch iTunes if it doesn't launch automatically.
  • 6. In iTunes, ensure Set up as new iPad is selected and click Continue.
  • 7. The Apple iPad Mini 2 is activated and you can continue setup.
  • 8. On the Apple iPad Mini 2, touch the desired option, e.g., Enable Location Services.
  • 9. Enter a four-digit passcode.
  • 10. Re-enter the four-digit passcode.
  • 11. Touch the desired option, e.g., Set Up as New iPad.
  • 12. Enter your Apple ID.
  • 13. Touch Password.
  • 14. Enter your password.
  • 15. Touch Next.
  • 16. Touch Agree.
  • 17. Wait while your Apple ID is set up.
  • 18. Touch the desired option, e.g., Use iCloud Security Code.
  • 19. Enter your iCloud security code.
  • 20. Enter the verification code (sent to the number registered with iCloud).
  • 21. Touch the desired option, e.g., Turn On Siri.
  • 22. Touch the desired option, e.g., Send to Apple.
  • 23. Touch the desired option, e.g., Share with App Developers.
  • 24. Touch Get Started.