Apple releases iPadOS 17.1 with great news for iPad

The company has officially launched the final version of iPadOS 17.1 after a few weeks from the beta phase.

iPadOS 17 software update brings big changes to iPad features

Apple officially released the new software update just a few minutes ago. iPadOS 17.1 for iPad. This is the latest version of the iPad operating system and includes very useful and useful new features. Similarly, the Cupertino company also released the latest version of iOS 17.1 for iPhone, just a few days after the release of the latest iOS 17.1 RC beta. We are now also releasing watchOS 10.1.

iPadOS 17 arrived on September 18 with a good portion of new features such as: Improvements to Live Events, interactive widgets or Messages and with many design changes that significantly increase the user experience level of the system. Now, Even more new features have been implemented with iPadOS 17.1 worth mentioning. Below we tell you everything you need to know about this software update for iPad.

How to download iPadOS 17.1 to your iPad?

iPadOS 17.1

iPadOS 17.1 is officially coming to iPad

It’s super easy to download and install a new software update on iPad Thanks to the intuition of Apple’s operating system design. In fact, it can even be fun! And the wait times aren’t that long.

Here are the steps you need to follow to download the new iPadOS 17.1 update to your iPad:

  • Open the app Settings on your iPad.
  • Go to section General.
  • Then access the section Software update.
  • Then press the button Discharge It is located below the iPadOS 17.1 description.
  • Wait for the download and installation of iPadOS 17.1 to complete. The process is automatic. Your iPad will restart to apply all changes.

All news about iPadOS 17.1


All news about iPadOS 17

Apple shared an official document containing all the improvements implemented in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. The list includes: many bug fixes It’s about Live Events, Portfolio, Cinema mode and much more. Additionally, they also included Other News very interesting…

Air Drop

AirDrop on two iPhones with iOS 17

AirDrop gets even better with iOS 17 and NameDrop feature

The function of transferring files “over the air” received a very powerful update with iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. Now when you initiate an AirDrop transfer and one of the devices goes out of range of the feature, the transfer will still be completed over a Wi-Fi connection.


Apple Music

Discover all the news from Apple Music

Some very interesting changes have been made to Apple Music; for example Favorite songs, artists and playlists. with iPadOS 17.1 song suggestions will appear in the bottom area of ​​each playlist and feature dynamic color changes that represent the music in the playlists.

On the other hand, collaborative playlists on Apple Music. Any user can add songs to your music playlists. A really useful feature!

Lock screen

What's new in iPadOS 17

Apple extends lock screen customization to iPad

The lock screen of iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1 has gained one of the most requested new features by users. It will now be possible to customize the lock screen selecting a specific album with random photos will be displayed together to show your most memorable moments on the iPad screen.


  • Item locks support.
  • Keyboard sensitivity improvements.
  • Compatibility with Nintendo Switch controller.
  • More precision in Screen Time sync.

Additionally, in addition to stability improvements and bug fixes, iPadOS 17.1 also includes support for Apple’s recently introduced new Apple Pencil with USB-C.

iPad models supported by iPadOS 17.1

All iPad models compatible with iPadOS 17 will also be compatible with iPadOS 17.1. So if you were able to install the previous version of the software on your iPad, you can do that now too. These are all iPad models compatible with iPadOS 17.1:

  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad mini (6th generation)
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad Air (4th generation)
  • iPad Air (5th generation)
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (7th generation)
  • iPad (8th generation)
  • iPad (9th generation)
  • iPad (10th generation)
  • 10.5 inch iPad Pro
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation)
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation)
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation)
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (4th generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (4th generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (5th generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (6th generation)

Finally, it is worth noting that; Even though the testing phase has passed, iPadOS 17.1 may still contain certain bugs and stability issues This will be resolved in iPadOS 17.1.1 and later updates. Download and install iPadOS 17.1 on your iPad at your own risk. Even so, this is the definitive official update from Apple.

Source: i Padizate

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