iPadOS and Apps Stay Current
Essential Apple User Magazine|January 2021
Apple regularly releases updates to its operating systems and iPadOS is no exception. If you haven’t yet updated to iPadOS 14, follow this guide. If you have, keep this tutorial handy for when Apple updates the operating system.

System Requirements.

If you want to update to iPadOS 14, your iPad must be one of the following. To find out which iPad you have, go to https://apple.co/35mb9oe.

12.9-inch iPad Pro 11-inch iPad Pro 10.5-inch iPad Pro 9.7-inch iPad Pro

iPad mini (5th generation)

iPad mini 4

iPad (7th generation) (6th generation) (5th generation)

iPad Air (3rd generation)

iPad Air 2

Auto Updates.

To download and install updates automatically, open Settings and go to General > Software Update > Customise Automatic Updates. On this screen, you can choose to automatically download iPadOS updates and/or install them automatically overnight. To do either, your iPad must be connected to a Wi-Fi network.

1 When there’s a new version of iOS, the Settings app icon on the Home screen is badged with a number in a red circle. Open it, and from the next screen, look for the General link and then tap it.

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