What happens to my iPad when I graduate?

When you complete a degree program at Ohio State, the full iPad kit is yours to keep for free. The management software has already been remotely removed from your iPad, but you may need to reset your iPad if you see a message about management in the settings menu. Before resetting your iPad, back up files from your device to make sure you can keep them for future use. Learn more about backing up data from apps on your iPad. You can back up your data to any cloud service, like iCloud, OneDrive (which you have access to for two years post-graduation) or Google Drive. You will not be able to restore from a full iCloud backup as it will install the management software again. Please set your iPad up as a new device and wait until reaching the home screen before signing into your Apple ID.

For more support, guidance on backing up and storing files is available through Tech Tutoring or by contacting the IT Service Desk

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