iCloud allows you to back up the settings and data on your iPad. iCloud can store up to 5GB of music, photos, applications, documents, bookmarks, reminders, backups, notes, iBooks, and contacts. If you were to lose your iPad, your settings and files could be restored to another iPad using iCloud.

For more information about iCloud, visit https://www.apple.com/icloud/.

This tutorial will show you how to set up iCloud on your iPad.

Turning on iCloud

  1. From the home screen, tap the Settings
  2. In settings, tap iCloud.
  3. Enter your Apple ID and Password in the boxes at the top of the screen.
  4. Tap Sign In.
  5. Tap Storage and Backup.
  6. Tap Backup Now. Note: Your iCloud will automatically backup if you’re in Wi-Fi range or if your iPad is plugged in.