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Get Read&Write for iPad at home

Discover how teachers and students in Northern Ireland can start using Read&Write for iPad at home.

To hear text read out loud, or to translate content to an alternative language, use the orange SPEAK icon.

Follow the steps below to start using Read&Write for iPad at home.

If you work in Early Years, a non-statutory school or a school not connected to C2K, please contact our team to get access to Read&Write.

Visit text.help/home-use in your browser and click on ‘Try Read&Write’

Select the iPad icon and this will bring you to the Apple Store.

You can also go straight to the App Store and search for ‘Read&Write for iPad'.

Click ‘GET’ to download and install the app.

Getting the app set up

On your home screen, tap the purple Read&Write puzzle piece icon to open the app.

A welcome message will appear, click ‘Start setup wizard’.

First, you need to enable the keyboard in your iPad settings. Click the play button to watch a short video on how to do this.

Once you’ve installed the Read&Write keyboard on your iPad, return to the Read&Write app to continue setup by clicking ‘next step’.

Getting signed in

Now you need to register

When asked if you’re an existing Read&Write user, click ‘Yes’.

On the next screen, simply press the ‘sign in’ button. You do not need a product code.

Choose to sign in with Microsoft using your C2K school email address (@c2ken).

If you don't know your child's C2K details, their school can provide this information.

If you work for the EANI please use your eani.org.uk details to sign in.

A welcome message should appear once you’ve signed in.

Read&Write is ready to be used on your iPad. You can adjust the settings within the app.

Watch this video to learn how to use the Read&Write keyboard within any app or web browser.

Read&Write in use on a webpage

Adjusting more settings options within Read&Write

Read&Write being used in a document

Setting screen

Here to help

Our team are on hand to help you every step of the way with getting to grips with Read&Write. We can schedule online webinars, phone calls or even an onsite visit, simply get in touch.