Software updates: Apple iPad 9.7"

Use this page to identify software versions for the Apple iPad 9.7" as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

iOS 10

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap About.
  4. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

iOS 11

September 19, 2017

  • Messages has a redesigned app drawer, syncs conversations across Apple devices, and adds built-in Apple Pay for person to person payments
  • Siri has a new natural and expressive voice with added translation services and better 3rd party app integration
  • Up to 2x better photo/video compression to capture more memories, Live photos now let you edit and add effects like loops, reversals, and long exposure
  • Redesigned Control Center has one page with all your features and adds 3D touch support to access more controls
  • New Files app that brings together all the files on your iPad, featuring new ways to organize and filter your files plus support for cloud storage like iCloud, DropBox, and GoogleDrive
  • Bug fixes and security improvements
  • Additional security updates

Available September 19, 2017

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 10.3.3

July 19, 2017

Available July 19, 2017

If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 10.3.2

May 15, 2017

Available May 15, 2017

If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 10.3.1

April 7, 2017

Available April 7, 2017

If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

iOS 10.3

April 7, 2017

  • View current or last known location of you AirPods
  • Play a sound on one or both of your AirPods to help find them
  • Support for paying and checking status of bills with payment apps in Siri
  • Shortcuts in the CarPlay status bar for easy access to last used apps
  • Fixes an isue that could prevent Maps from displaying yoru current location after resetting Location & Privacy
  • Additional  bug fixes and security improvements
  • Additional security updates

Available April 7, 2017

If your device meets the update requirements below, you can upgrade to the most current software version.

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • Device software is not jailbroken
  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Wi-Fi data connection or a computer with iTunes and internet access
  • ~2.5 GB available memory (File size of update is ~1.9 GB)

     

     

    Update software versions

     

    Update over the air (OTA)

    1. From the Home Screen, tap Settings > General > Software Update.
    2. After the device searches for available software updates, it will display the current version.
    3. If an update is available, tap Download.
      You must be connected to Wi-Fi to complete this step.
    4. After the download has completed, tap Install to update.

     

    Update from a computer

    1. Connect iPhone to the computer with iTunes using the included USB cable.
    2. In the iTunes application, click the device icon at the top left.
    3. Click Check for Update in the Summary pane.
    4. If an update is available, iTunes prompts you to download and install the update.
    5. Do not disconnect your device until the update has finished. iTunes checks for both carrier and software updates.