Secure your iPad – Set a long passcode

Once you start using your iPad, you will discover that it is an inherently personal device. Unlike a desktop, which can have different user accounts, the iPad and everything on it is yours and yours alone.

How you secure the iPad and the data on it is of paramount importance. The older version of the iOS operating system only allowed for simple 4-digit PIN numbers. The current version allows you to set a long, alphanumeric and special characters passcode. You should take full advantage of this.

Here’s how to set up your iPad’s long passcode.

Step 1

1. Click Passcode Lock
1. Click Passcode Lock

1. Tap the Settings icon on your iPad. Tap General, then tap Passcode Lock.

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Setting up NUS email

One of the first things you will want to do when you get your iPad is to configure your email. Or perhaps not, if you don’t wish to be a slave to your email.

In any case, NUS Exchange works well on the iPad. Configuring the iPad to receive your NUS email is straightforward – just follow these steps.

Step 1

1. Settings

1. Click Settings on your iPad.

Step 2

Mail, Contacts, Calendars Settings
2. Mail, Contacts, Calendars Settings

2. You will see the iPad’s settings. Click Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Then click Add Account.

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