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Have just got a new Apple iPad air put in various names and

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Have just got a new Apple iPad air put in various names and passwords but did not write them down and have forgotten them Brian Corp
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Viet - Mac Tech replied 3 years ago.

Viet - Mac Tech :

Hello! Thank you for your question. I am a licensed computer professional with over ten years of experience, and I will be assisting you today.

Viet - Mac Tech :

I'm sorry about the issue. What kind of names/passwords are these? Do you mean you are not able to log in the iPad at all? Also, do you have a windows or mac computer, if any? Please let me know. Thank you,

Viet - Mac Tech :

Please type in the box below, then click on the Reply button at the bottom to chat with me. Thank you,

JACUSTOMER-4bxeusjq- : Cannot get into everything on my iPad air because have forgotten what way I put my name in and have not made a note of my various passwords
Viet - Mac Tech :

I'm sorry. Do you have a windows or mac computer, if any? Please let me know. Thank you,

JACUSTOMER-4bxeusjq- : Windows
Viet - Mac Tech :

Can we do a remote session, so I can use the iTunes program on your computer in order to reset the iPad, so you can re-set it up again?

JACUSTOMER-4bxeusjq- : Yes
Viet - Mac Tech :

Please click on the website below, then join session there, and allow the ScreenConnect remote program to run:
http://166.78.231.170:8040/?Session=a89e2c6e-1215-4b08-a3fd-625748b688ca

Viet - Mac Tech :

By the way, are you using Internet Explorer (the big 'e' program icon), or Firefox, or Chrome, etc.?

JACUSTOMER-4bxeusjq- : Firefox
Viet - Mac Tech :

Can you try that website in Internet Explorer?

Viet - Mac Tech :

Or use the shorter website below in Internet Explorer:
http://tinyurl.com/mvo9e88

JACUSTOMER-4bxeusjq- : Yes
Viet - Mac Tech :

http://tinyurl.com/mvo9e88

JACUSTOMER-4bxeusjq- : Okay
Viet - Mac Tech :

Thank you,

Viet - Mac Tech :

Please go to the website http://tinyurl.com/mvo9e88 in Internet Explorer, then join session, and allow the ScreenConnect program to run.

JACUSTOMER-4bxeusjq- : Tinyuri.com/mvo9e88
Viet - Mac Tech :

No, the letter is L (not I)

Viet - Mac Tech :

Put the website in the address bar (not in the search box) on the top in Internet Explorer.

Viet - Mac Tech :

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Viet - Mac Tech :

I'm sorry. It looks like you are away. Let me provide written instructions for you to fix this issue when you have time:

Viet - Mac Tech :
  • Press & hold the power button on the iPad until it lets you slide to turn off, then turn off.
  • Connect the iPad to your computer with the USB Cable.
  • Open iTunes program on your computer (make sure you iTunes program is up to date.)
    http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/
  • On the iPad, press and hold the Home button (which is located right below the screen) and the Power on/off button at the same time.
  • After about 10 seconds release the Power button, but continue holding the Home button until the iTunes program shows that it has detected an iPad in recovery mode.
  • Click OK or Restore.
Viet - Mac Tech :

You can also see the video instructions at the website http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6FSHAp6fvk. Please reply back when you are available; I will reply back to you as soon as I'm back at the computer. Thank you,

Viet - Mac Tech :

Please let me know if you still need help with this. Thank you,

Viet - Mac Tech :

Hi, It's been a few days. Please let me know if you still need help with this. Happy holidays! Thank you,