I just realized that when I created my icloud account, I used a different name than my iPad 2. Needless to say, the devices are not communicating. Thank you for your help.
I was facing exactly the same problem. Then, I saw this
Thank you, that was simple...and it did it. Take care.
I did the same so I went to "setting ->icloud-> scrolled to the bottom then deleted the account. I then re entered the Apple ID and password I wanted to use.
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