iPhone/iPad Setup for New Hires

Regardless of whether you are setting up and iPad or an iPhone, the setting in bold is required, just as shown, and the others will help with your device experience.

Pre-Phone setup

First make sure you have already established your Microsoft/Windows password. If this is your first day, you need to use your PC, or a kiosk, and change your temporary password.

Next, every employee with a company phone needs an Apple ID, if you don't already have one you can follow the steps on your device to create one. It is best if you use your personal email address, as this is your own ID and not Seneca's.


All of these are found under the Settings icon

At the top of settings select "Sign in to your iPhone" > Enter your Apple ID and Password

(Your Name At The Top) > iCloud > turn off: Mail, Contacts, Calendars (you will sync to an Exchange account, not an iCloud account) All others listed below are to be set as Enabled (Green)!

Cellular > Cellular Data Options > Roaming: On (all 3 settings)
Cellular > Wi-Fi Assist (at the very bottom of the page): Off

General > About > Name: (Example: FirstName LastName's iPhone)
General > Handoff: Off

Sounds > Ringer and alerts: (slide volume to highest)
Sounds > Change with Buttons: Off
Sounds > Lock Sounds: Off
Sounds > Keyboard Clicks: Off

Touch ID & Passcode > iPhone Unlock: On (it will have you setup your finger print and a passcode)

Privacy > Advertising > Limit Ad Tracking: On



iTunes & App Stores > (Only enable Updates and Use Cellular Data)

Mail > Threading: Organize by Thread: Off
Accounts & Passwords > Add Account > Exchange 


Enter Email Address & then tap in the description section (it’ll auto fill in Exchange) in the Top right corner hit Next

It’ll prompt you to either choose Configure Manually or Sign in (choose Sign in)

Type in your Password then hit sign in

Hit save

Contacts > Sort Order: First, Last

Photos > iCloud Photo Library: On
Photos > Optimize iPhone Storage : Checked
Photos > Upload Burst Photos: Off
Photos > Keep Originals

Photos > Cellular Data >Cellular Data off [this can be on if you have unlimited data]

Photos> Cellular Data > Unlimited Updates off [this can be on if you have unlimited data]

Camera > Formats: Most Compatible

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