Programmed software obsolescence is the acceleration of the aging of a device by updating its operating system. It’s ugly, and damn pernicious. So to help you see more clearly, we investigated the supported iOS for each version of iPad. Besides, if you are looking for a Refurbished iPad, take a look at our offers (up to -70%).
To hurry: Apple continues for the moment to update its iPhone and iPad released since 2015. But here is the exhaustive list, for more details:
NB: At WWDC 2019, Apple unveiled an operating system dedicated to the iPad: the iPad OS, effective from the iPadOS 13 (the equivalent of the iOS 13 for the iPhone, therefore).
Is your iPad compatible with iPadOS 14?
What are the main improvements in iOS 13 and iPad OS 13?
The iPad OS 13 is faster overall. To know all the news in this update, Click here !
How to update your iPad?
To update your device to the latest version of iOS, it’s very easy:
- Go to “Settings / General / Software update” on your iOS device: the update to iOS 13 has been available since September 19, 2019 at 7 p.m. (French time).
- Remember to back up your data before updating, whether in iTunes or iCloud! A priori, it will go well, but you never know.
- All you have to do is let the machine install iOS and you will have a brand new iPad.
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14: Which iPads will be compatible with future OS?
Apple presented the future version of iOS, iOS 14 and iPad OS 14, on June 22, 2020. Scheduled for September 2020, this update will bring, among others:
- A new translation tool.
- The ability to choose and adjust your default browser and email.
- Less precise geolocation, with a view to respecting the user’s privacy.
- Additional modifications for iPads, adapted to the dimensions and uses of the device (15 models will be affected).
All devices that will celebrate their 5th birthday in 2020 will be entitled to the update. Here is the list of devices compatible with the iPadOS 14:
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (4th generation).
- 11-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation).
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation).
- 11-inch iPad Pro (1st generation).
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation).
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st generation).
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro.
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro.
- iPad (7th generation).
- iPad (6th generation).
- iPad (5th generation).
- iPad mini (5th generation).
- iPad mini 4.
- iPad Air (3rd generation).
- iPad Air 2.