This guide will help maximize your iPad experience with configuration tips, and recommended apps for:
Configure the iPad to access SBU Google apps including: mail, calendar and contacts.
NOTE: You must change your NetID password in order to complete your Google Apps configuration.
Your iPad and all its apps, files and settings are associated with your individual Apple ID, the same ID you may already be using with iTunes. If you do not have an Apple ID you will need to register one.
Connect your iPad to your desktop or laptop computer to access, manage and backup your iPad apps, files and content via iTunes.
Use iCloud for wireless backup and storage.
Your iPad wirelessly accesses the Web. On campus use the WolfieNet Secure network. Instructions for setting up WolfieNet Secure.
There are many apps recommended in this guide. Use the App Store on your iPad to find and install apps.
Using your iPad to access library databases, eJournals, eBooks and other SBU online resources and services requires accessing a campus VPN (virtual private network). Follow these one-time setup configuration instructions:
Lynda.com is an online tutorial site to help you master new technologies. It is available for free to all Stony Brook students, faculty, and staff.
The library offers workshops and events for developing research skills, learning new technologies, and exploring mobile and web resources. Look at the full list of workshops for details.