Until the iCloud web based backup service was introduced by Apple for the users, the most common and convenient way of backing up or transferring data from or to iPad was iTunes. Even nowadays too, people prefer using iTunes not because iCloud is not better but due to the lack of knowledge of using this web based cloud service. It is much more flexible and faster in comparison to sync process with the media player. Here you will know as how to sync new iPad with iCloud service.
The iCloud gives an iPad user the facility to store their data on a remote web server that can be downloaded backup to your iOS device including iPhone, iPod etc. at anytime and anywhere. Actually the process of syncing new iPad with this cloud service is quite very easy. You must have an Apple ID and password that you use to purchase items from the iTunes store. Right? So this is the very first requirement that you will need in order to set up iCloud for your iTablet. Second necessary thing, you will have to upgrade your iOS to 5.1 which the iPad 3 is already built with. So there is nothing to think about this.
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Before doing these steps, make sure to activate the 4G service on your new iPad to make the iCloud work.
Transferring stuffs from iPad by syncing with iCloud works similar like backup process with iTunes. However, this is fast and more secure. In spite of all such advantages, iCloud seems to have some demarcations as well. You can sync most of the data like documents, camera roll, pictures, calendars, reminders, bookmarks, emails expect movies and media file because this consumes a lot of time. Second thing is that this cloud service supports syncing or transfer of new iPad data up to 5GB only at a time that is very less considering the mammoth storage of iPad.
In spite of performing sync new iPad with iCloud, a far better way to do this is to opt for and download a third party iPad backup software. These tools can perform a complete backup and restore process of your New iPad without any size limitation. .