Set up your Apple devices

Learn how to set up your iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple Watch

Setting up is easy

Follow these simple steps to get up and running with your new Apple device.

Setting up iPhone

Setting up iPad

Step 1

Press and hold the device's power button until you see the Apple logo.

Step 2

If you have another device, you can use it to automatically set up your new device with Quick Start.

Step 3

You need to connect to a Wi-Fi network, a cellular network, or iTunes to activate and continue setting up your device.

Step 4

Sign in with your Apple ID and tap "Get Started" to begin using your device.

Setting up Mac

Step 1

Locate side button. Press and hold the device's power button until you see the Apple logo.

Step 2

The first time your Mac starts up, Setup Assistant walks you through the simple steps needed to start using your new Mac.

Step 3

You need to connect to a Wi-Fi network, a cellular network, or iTunes to activate and continue setting up your device.

Step 4

Sign in with your Apple ID and begin using your device.

Setting up Apple Watch