How do I download an application onto my iPad?
Apple provides its consumers with endless amounts of applications. These applications range from games to fitness and health to travel to news to business and more. There are millions upon millions that can assist you in your everyday tasks.
1. From the home screen, tap on the App Store icon.
2. Once the App Store is open, you will be on the homepage.
After the App Store has been open, it might be overwhelming at first due to the display and the amount of applications that are available to download. This is the homepage, in which it displays the "Best New Apps", "Best New Games", "Best New Games Updates", etc.
3. To find a specific application, use the search bar on the top right-hand corner and type in the name of the app.
As you start typing, the app might appear in the search tab to make it easier to search within the App Store.
3.1. If you want to browse a specific category you can tap on the top of the screen any of those classifications or the "More" button.
By selecting a category, this allow you to browse similar apps within that class. For example, if you are looking for an "Health and Fitness" app, you will be directed to a large amount of apps from yoga workouts to a calorie counter to fitness magazines. With so many choices, you can explore topics you have never heard or seen before!
4. When you have found your app, tap on the icon.
Tapping on the icon allows you to read the description of the app, information, pictures inside the app, what's new about the updated version, and reviews. This is a useful step in case there is a similar application that you are considering.
5. For the application you want to have on your iPad, simply tap the "Free" or the price blue box to download.
If the app is free, it will start downloading to your iPad immediately. If you have previously downloaded the application, it will say "Open". If you tap on "Open", it will appear on your screen.
5.1. If the app costs money, tap the the blue price icon.
5.2. Tap the green "Buy" icon.
5.3. Enter your Apple ID name and password.
Click here for more information regarding your Apple ID.
5.4. After your purchase, the app will begin to download.
6. You will find your downloaded app on the homepage.
You will know when the download is complete, because below the icon there will not be a message stating "Loading". Also, you will be able to tap the icon and the content will show up.