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Sync new ipad mini

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joyfromormskirk Calculating status...
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Nov 7, 2012 12:12 PM

I have just taken delivery of a new ipad mini.  When I connect to itunes it says my laptop is synced to my ipad 1, should i set up the mini as a new ipad or restore from the backup of my old ipad (which i will still be using.)


I would like all email setting, music etc imported onto my new ipad mini.


Hope this makes sense.





iPhone 4, iOS 5
  • King_Penguin Level 10 Level 10 (92,465 points)
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    Nov 7, 2012 12:20 PM (in response to joyfromormskirk)

    It probably makes sense to restore that backup onto your new iPad mini - that should copy all the apps, and their content, from your old iPad (assuming that it's a recent backup).  You can then always remove any of the old content that you don't want on the new mini.

  • Ref76 Calculating status...
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    Nov 26, 2013 9:37 AM (in response to King_Penguin)

    If you restore from the other ipad, will the two ipads be forever linked?  Or will you be able to individualize the content on the ipad mini?  For example, if the ipad mini has more room for photos and you want to put more on it than on the other ipad (that has less storage), will itunes recognize them as two devices making this possible?


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