Caring for your iPad
2013-2014 Middle School PDL Initiative
Horry County Schools
What’s That? Did you Say
You are Getting iPads
Soon!?!?

Woo! Hoo!

Let’s take a few
minutes to talk
about how to
take car...
Handle with Care
! 

! 

Never throw a book bag that contains
an iPad. 
Never place an iPad in a book bag that
contains......
iPad Care
Take care of your iPad.

+

! 

Avoid placing weight on the iPad.  

! 

Never throw or slide an iPad.  

! 

= ...
iPad Care

Carefully carry your iPad from class to class every day.
iPad Case
Your iPad comes with a school issued case.

! 

! 

! 

The purpose of the case is to protect the iPad
The iPad ...
iPad Battery
! 

! 

The iPad should be charged daily.
Fully charged iPad batteries will
last 12 – 15 hours of use. 
It is...
iPad Screen
While the iPad is scratch
resistant, it is not scratch
proof. Avoid using any sharp
object(s) on the iPad. The...
Cleaning the iPad
Keep liquids away from your iPad.
Clean it with a soft, slightly waterdampened, lint-free cloth. Avoid
u...
Sharing iPads
You have always been taught to share, share,
share! Guess what? Not in this situation! 
Do not share or lend...
Where is my
iPad?
Make sure you know the location of your iPad at all times. 

?

! 


! 

If you leave a classroom for an...
iPad Repairs
Even though you are amazing and
brilliant (Hmm! Hmm!), please
leave your iPad repairs to a
professional. 
Do ...
iPad Apps
How will you download Apps??
You should never access the App Store on your
school-issued iPad. 
You are allowed ...
iPad Files
Always back up your iPad files. You are ultimately
responsible for all of your files. You may back up
your files t...
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HCS PDL: iPad Care & Maintenance

  1. 1. Caring for your iPad 2013-2014 Middle School PDL Initiative Horry County Schools
  2. 2. What’s That? Did you Say You are Getting iPads Soon!?!? Woo! Hoo! Let’s take a few minutes to talk about how to take care of your School-issued iPad
  3. 3. Handle with Care !  !  Never throw a book bag that contains an iPad. Never place an iPad in a book bag that contains... !  Food !  Liquids !  Heavy or sharp objects
  4. 4. iPad Care Take care of your iPad. + !  Avoid placing weight on the iPad.  !  Never throw or slide an iPad.  !  = No Way! Never expose an iPad to long-term temperature extremes or direct sunlight.
  5. 5. iPad Care Carefully carry your iPad from class to class every day.
  6. 6. iPad Case Your iPad comes with a school issued case. !  !  !  The purpose of the case is to protect the iPad The iPad must remain in the school issued protective case at all times.   No stickers or any other items should be attached to the iPad itself unless placed there by school staff.
  7. 7. iPad Battery !  !  The iPad should be charged daily. Fully charged iPad batteries will last 12 – 15 hours of use. It is the student’s responsibility to charge the iPad and ensure it is ready for use in school each day. Failure to do so may result in the student’s inability to participate in classroom learning activities.
  8. 8. iPad Screen While the iPad is scratch resistant, it is not scratch proof. Avoid using any sharp object(s) on the iPad. The iPad screen is glass and is vulnerable to cracking.
  9. 9. Cleaning the iPad Keep liquids away from your iPad. Clean it with a soft, slightly waterdampened, lint-free cloth. Avoid using paper towels. Avoid getting moisture in the openings. Do not use window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, or ammonia.
  10. 10. Sharing iPads You have always been taught to share, share, share! Guess what? Not in this situation! Do not share or lend your iPad or charger to anyone else. You are responsible for your iPad. Do not use anyone else’s iPad or attempt to make changes to someone else’s iPad.
  11. 11. Where is my iPad? Make sure you know the location of your iPad at all times. ? !  !  If you leave a classroom for any reason, make sure your iPad is secure. Each teacher might have a different procedure for securing iPads in these situations. Do not leave your iPad unattended.
  12. 12. iPad Repairs Even though you are amazing and brilliant (Hmm! Hmm!), please leave your iPad repairs to a professional. Do not disassemble or take apart your iPad to attempt repairs. Let your teacher know if it is not working, and follow the proper procedures.
  13. 13. iPad Apps How will you download Apps?? You should never access the App Store on your school-issued iPad. You are allowed to download school-approved Apps only through the HCS Apps Container. Instructions will be provided when you receive your iPad.
  14. 14. iPad Files Always back up your iPad files. You are ultimately responsible for all of your files. You may back up your files to any of the following locations: !  Edmodo Backpack !  Google Drive !  Evernote
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