iPad Setup Directions 2021 - 2022

(3rd - 12th Grade Students)

IMPORTANT: You will be required to know your district username and password in order to complete these directions. If you don’t know that information, parents/guardians can look it up by following these directions. If you are still having trouble finding this information please contact the Wayzata helpdesk.

Setup Screens

  1. Power your iPad on by pressing and holding the power button located along the top edge of the iPad.

  2. Tap English.

  3. At the “Select Your Country” screen tap United States.

  4. At the “Quick Start” screen tap Set Up Manually.

Choose the column that applies to you:

Setting Up At Home

Setting Up At School


Tap on your home wi-fi network.


Tap enrollment. Wait for the screen to proceed.


Type your home wi-fi password then tap Join.

Wait for the screen to proceed.

  1. At the “Remote Management” screen tap Next.

  2. At the “Welcome” screen tap Next

  3. Read the entire “Student Acceptable Use Policy” then tap Accept.

  4. At the “Help” screen tap Next.

  5. Enter your district username and password then tap Sign In. Wait for the screen to proceed.

  6. At the “Touch ID” screen tap Continue.

  7. Place your finger on the home button; lift and repeat until the screen advances.

  8. At the “Adjust Your Grip” screen tap Continue.

  9. ➨Again, place your same finger on the home button; lift and repeat then tap Continue.

  10. At the “Create a Passcode” screen enter a passcode with 4 or more characters then tap Next.

  11. Re-enter your passcode then tap Next.

  12. At the “Apple ID Sign In” screen, enter your district email (username@isd284.com) then tap Next.

  13. At the “Apple ID for ISD 284” screen tap Continue.

  14. Enter your district password then tap Sign in.

  15. At the “Stay signed in” screen tap Yes. Wait for the screen to proceed.

  16. Tap Enable Location Services.

Connecting To School WPS Wi-Fi

IMPORTANT: SKIP this section if you are setting your iPad up at home.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on the homescreen

    1. Note: You may need to swipe to the right to get to the correct home screen with the Settings app.

  2. Tap Wi-Fi along the left side of the screen.

  3. Then tap the Info icon to the right of “enrollment”.

  4. Tap Forget This Network then tap Forget.

  5. Wait for a check mark to appear to the left of “WPS”.  

                                                               TURN OVER⭆⭆ ⭆

Setup District Email

  1. From the home screen tap the Mail icon on the dock.

  2. At the “Welcome to Mail” screen tap Google.

  3. At the “pop-up” screen tap Continue.

  4. At the “Google Sign in” screen enter your district email (username@isd284.com) then tap Next.

  5. Again, at the “Sign in” screen enter your district email then tap Next.

  6. Enter your district password then tap Sign in.

  7. At the “pop-up” screen tap Not Now.

  8. At the “Stay signed in” screen tap Yes.

  9. At the “Gmail” screen tap Save.

Notability Backup (4th - 12th grade)

  1. Once apps have downloaded, tap on the Notability app 

  2. Once you open the app In the bottom left corner tap on the gear 

  3. Tap on “Auto-Backup

  4. Tap on “Google Drive

  5. The message “Notability want to use “google.com” to Sign In, tap Continue

  6. If prompted, log in with your district email address and password

  7. It will state, “Notability wants to access your Google account”, tap Allow

  8. Close the screen

  9. Go back to the gear  in the lower left corner and tap on it

  10. Tap on iCloud in the left window pane

  11. Where it says “iCloud Syncing”, slide the tab to off, it will be grayed out when it’s off.

  12. It will ask what you want to do with the notes remaining on your iPad, choose where you want them stored or choose delete

  13. “iCloud is off”, tap OK

  14. Close window

Purchase Insurance (Optional)

  1. Tap the iPad Insurance web clip on the home screen.

  2. For district ID input: DIST0013

  3. For Student/Device ID input iPad barcode (A00….)

  4. Tap Continue to Review

  5. Follow the on-screen directions to complete the insurance purchase.

Additional iPad Directions

A web clip will automatically be installed on your device home screen called iPad Directions. This web clip contains information that is IMPORTANT to you. Specifically, how to setup Notability to auto-backup to Google Drive. Please review this information.