Here's how you can set up iCloud on your iPad mini. iCloud will let you sync content, contacts and other things to your iPad mini.
1. Go to Settings.
2. Tap on iCloud.
3. Sign in with your Apple ID.
4. Select your syncing preferences, you can choose from the following options:
Mail Contacts Calendars Reminders Safari Notes Passbook Photo Stream Documents & Data
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