How to Sync Documents on Multiple iPads for Business
By Spanner Spencer
The iPad's long battery life and abundant software make it an ideal substitute for some functions of a laptop, as it allows you, your colleagues and your staff to continue working while away from the office or desk. The advent of cloud storage options for the iPad also allows you to share and collaborate on documents with other people even when working remotely. Use Apple's iCloud service, which is integrated into the iOS operating system, to sync documents on multiple iPads.
Tap "Settings" on your iPad.
Tap the "iCloud" button, followed by the "Sign In" button on the next screen.
Enter your Apple ID and password in the appropriate boxes, then tap the "Sign In" button.
Tap the "Documents & Data" button, then slide the "Documents & Data" switch to "On."
Repeat this procedure on all other iPads you want to sync documents on, using the same credentials when signing in to iCloud. Any changes or additions to an iPad's documents are now synced between all devices using the shared iCloud account.
You can create separate iCloud login details -- different from your iTunes details -- to be shared between all iPads your business uses. This allows you to keep your Apple ID separate from your shared iCloud account.
Your iPads can also be set to sync calendars and appointments through the shared iCloud account, which can be useful for managing your workforce's time while out and about.
Apple provides 5GB per iCloud account for free, but a monthly subscription is required if you need more storage space for your iPads' documents.
Spanner Spencer has been writing since 2005 for a variety of print and online publications. Focusing on entertainment, gaming and technology, his work has been published by Eurogamer.net, "The Escapist," "GamesTM," "Retro Gamer," "Empire," "Total PC Gaming" "The Guardian," among others. Spencer is a qualified medical electronics engineer with a Business and Technology Education Council certificate in technical writing from Huddersfield Technical College.