We have put together a few 'How-To guides' to help you get started with the iPad.
Using Wi-Fi allows you to connect to the internet in your care home. The benefit of this is that you no longer need to use mobile data when Wi-Fi is connected.
This a quick guide to the Apple iPad tablet showing what buttons it has and what the they do.
Sometimes you’ll want to save a webpage to your home screen for frequent easy access. Follow the guide’s steps to learn how to do this on an iPhone or iPad.
Most people access Messenger through their Facebook account. However, it is also available as a standalone App for Android and Apple devices.
An Apple iCloud account is a great place to store data like pictures and videos securely without using up the memory already built into your iPad and it’s completely free for up to 5Gb of storage.
TEC.scot & Ability.net - Accessibility and Assistive Technologies
Here’s a useful guide from us at TEC to help you learn more about assistive technologies for people with disabilities.
Ability.net has a comprehensive set of resources for everything to do with accessibility and assistive technologies.
You can use Zoom to stay in touch with one another, it’s a great alternative to Apple’s FaceTime, Skype, MS Teams and Messenger. This guide explains what ZOOM is and how to use it.
Technical support hotline and email
If you still need technical assistance, please contact the Connecting Scotland hotline, open 10:00 - 16:00 Monday to Friday, on:
0800 059 0690
Technical queries can also be emailed to Connecting Scotland at: firstname.lastname@example.org