ICT at Waihi

Getting Started with your iPad

The Waihi iPad Information Booklet is the first place that parents and boys should go to when looking at purchasing and setting up an iPad device. Our 2018 iPad booklet (download below) contains the following information:

  • First steps for families: 
    • Purchasing a device
    • Creating an Apple ID
    • Purchasing Apps
    • Username and password sheet
    • Establishing expectations
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Gaming and Turning OFF In-App purchases
School Policies

The 2018 iPad Agreement and Blogging Protocol and Cybersafety document are for boys and parents to view and sign. These documents are used as a reference point for teachers, parents and students to ensure that all Waihi boys are being superb 'digital citizens.'

Please read the attached documents to the right of this page.

Helpful Hints

 Create an Apple ID - without using a credit card  Apple Site - Creating Apple IDs
 Sending iTunes Gifts  Apple Site - Sending iTunes Gifts
 Creating parent restrictions and turning off In-App
 Turning off In-App purchases
 Tips to save battery life
 Tips to save battery life

Trouble Shooting Tips

 Trouble with an App
 Is the App constantly freezing?
 Trouble getting connected?
 Click here
 My iPad is frozen  Click here
 My iPad is disabled  Click here
 iPad Recovery Mode: Fix a locked or stuck-at-apple logo iPad  Click here



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