[BCAB] Setting up an iPad mini

M Lakhani muzz.lakhani at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 27 17:29:43 GMT 2013


Unfortunately not but those on iPhone certainly will, provided they don't need a 3G / 4G network ie sat nav apps. 

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On 27 Feb 2013, at 15:31, "Neela" <neela4 at btinternet.com> wrote:

> Well what about apps on iPad Mini. Will they behave in same way on iPod Touch?
> -----Original message-----
> From: Muzzamil Lakhani
> Sent:  27/02/2013, 3:30  pm
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Setting up an iPad mini
> 
> 
> This is the correct procedure indeed.  In order for you to save time, you
> can download past purchases from the app store, under the purchased tab.
> Just bear in mind that certain apps are designed specifically for iphone
> only so may appear blurred and out of shape with slightly distorted
> graphics or poor display if you were to use an iPad display to view them.
> If you are a VoiceOver user, this should generally not make much of a
> difference as they will still be functional even if not very aesthetically
> pleasing.  The converse is not true as apps designed specifically for the
> iPad may not necessarily work on an iPhone so you have been warned!
> Newstand does not work on an iPhone on the whole but should be functional
> on an iPad even though there is no guarantee on the accessibility of
> certain newspapers and magazines.  Garage band, Bento, iAnotate, Filemaker
> Go are just examples of iPad specific apps and best used on iPads alone.
> In the majority of cases, if you were to download an iPad app on an iPhone,
> the new device will not allow this download.  I hope this helps.
> 
> 
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Chris H <christopherh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Yes you are going on the right path to setting up your new iPad Mini.
>> 
>> 
>> Christopher Hallsworth
>> 
>> On 27/02/2013 13:29, kay dear wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I recently brought an iPad mini.
>>> I already have an iPhone.
>>> I was told to set it up as a new iPad and not restore from back up.
>>> Was this the right thing to do?
>>> I signed in to my iCloud account during set up process.
>>> Just wanted to make sure i was going on the right path.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Kay
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