Set a Password for iPad Air 2

Edited by Grimm, VisiHow, vc, Eng

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Steps

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    In order to set a passcode or password for the iPad Air, you will need to unlock your device
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    Then tap on the "Settings" icon
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    It is gear-shaped.
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    When the "Settings" menu opens, tap on the red fingerprint "Touch ID & Passcode" icon
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    Once you press "Touch ID & Passcode", you will be shown the "Touch ID & Passcode" area on the right side of your screen.
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    In this case, you simply need to tap "Turn Passcode On"
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    One tap will turn on the passcode feature. A pop-up window will appear that reads "Set Passcode" at the top.
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    Now, you need to enter a 6-character passcode
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    In older iPads, the passcode is 4 characters. For this tutorial, let's type the passcode "123123".
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    Then, you will be prompted to verify or confirm the passcode by entering it a second time
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    Now, the passcode is set. If you lock the iPad, you will be prompted to enter your passcode in order to unlock it. Let's check it.
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    Simply press the lock button at the top of your iPad one time
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    A single press locks the iPad.
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    Press the lock button one more time to unlock the iPad
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    Then, you will need to swipe across the bottom of the screen
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    Swiping across the bottom will reveal a new screen where you need to enter your passcode.
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    Enter your passcode
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    This will unlock the device.
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In addition, be sure to check out our other tutorials on changing passcodes, adding or removing fingerprints, or locking and unlocking your iPad Air 2. This has been a VisiHow tutorial on how to set a passcode on the iPad Air 2. If you're having trouble setting your password (or passcode), then simply leave your questions, comments, or suggestions in the area below; and we'll do our best to get back to you. Thanks for choosing VisiHow! Have a great day!

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Recent edits by: vc, VisiHow, Grimm

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