1:1 iPad Setup for Staff

General Information

This document is designed for staff members on how to set up their personally assigned iPad.

Step 1: Complete Setup Assistant

  1. On the iPad, either tap the Home button or press the Lock button.
  2. Follow the on-screen directions at the bottom to start the Setup Assistant.
  3. Tap English.
  4. Tap United States.
  5. Tap Set Up Manually.
  6. if the Wi-Fi selection screen appears, you will need to select PCPS-Apple (if setting up while on a school network) or your home’s Wi-Fi.
  7. On the Remote Management screen, tap Next.
  8. In the Username text field, input your PCPS network username. Do not put the full email address.
  9. In the Password text field, input your PCPS network password.
  10. Tap Next.
  11. On the Apple ID screen, input your Managed Apple ID email address.
    1. If you do not know your Managed Apple ID log in information:
      1. Tap Forgot password or don’t have an Apple ID?
      2. Tap Setup later in Settings.
      3. Tap Don’t Use.
  12. Tap Enable Location Services.
  13. Tap Get Started.

The iPad’s Home Screen will appear.

Step 2: RapidLaunch App

After a few moments, the icons will disappear and the district’s RapidLaunch app will install.

  1. Tap RapidLaunch app.
  2. In the Locations list, tap your school or department’s name.
  3. On the Confirmation dialog, double-check that the correct location was selected and tap Confirm.
  4. Tap Complete.

The iPad will reboot and after a few moments, RapidLaunch will uninstall and the icons will return.

Step 3: Log into Managed Apple ID (if skipped during Step 1)

Your Managed Apple ID (MAID) account allows some apps like Apple Classroom and Schoolwork to function correctly. MAID accounts also come with 200GB of free cloud storage.

  1. Tap Settings app.
  2. At the top-left, tap Sign in to your iPad.
  3. Input your PCPS email address.
  4. Tap Next.
  5. Input your PCPS password.
  6. TapNext.

The iPad is set up and ready for use.