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Downloading Apps from the App Store

Create an Apple ID

Please see our page on Creating an Apple ID. You must use an Apple ID to download apps from iTunes or the App Store.

Download from an iPad

1. Open the App Store by tapping on the App Store icon.

2. You can browse for an app by Categories, Search for it by name or topic, or view the current Top Charts.

AppStore

3. This is the results page for selecting Top Charts at the bottom. You can select an app to download by clicking on its price or the Get button.

AppStore Top Charts

4. This is the results page for searching by name at the top right. You can select an app to download by clicking on its price or on the Get button.

App Store Search Box

5. Once you click on its price, the option to install the app will appear. Click on it to download and install.

AppStore Select Price

6. The iPad will request that you sign in to the iTunes Store with your Apple ID password.

AppStore Signin

7. The app will download, and you will then have the option to open the app from the App Store or to find the icon on your iPad and open it from there.

 


Download from a Computer

1. Download and install iTunes here. Open iTunes when your download/install is complete.

2. Click on Apps at the top and then the App Store button.

iTunes App Store

3. Search for an app in the top right corner, then click on the app's price or the free button to download.

iTunes Search Box

4. You will be asked to sign in with your Apple ID. If you have one, enter your username and password and click Get.

iTunes Sign In

If you do not have an Apple ID, you can click the Create Apple ID button below and create an Apple ID on the spot.

iTunes Store Create New Apple ID Button

5. After you sign into the iTunes Store as requested, your app will begin to download to your iPad.

Further information on Apps and the App Store can be found here on the Apple website:

AppStore http://www.apple.com/support/ipad/apps/

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