Sync a Pages document across devices
You can set up iCloud on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad so that documents in the Pages app on all your devices and in Pages for iCloud stay in sync. That means that whether you create or modify a Pages document on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or on the web, you see the latest version everywhere.
Minimum requirements for syncing
To sync your documents across devices, you need any of the following:
A Mac with macOS 13.0 or later and Pages 13.2 or later
An iPhone with iOS 16.0 or later and Pages 13.2 or later
An iPad with iPadOS 16.0 or later and Pages 13.2 or later
Pages for iCloud in a supported browser on a Mac or Windows computer
Sync a document from a Mac
Before you begin, make sure your Mac is set up with iCloud and meets the minimum requirements listed above.
On your Mac, open the document you want to appear in iCloud.
Do either of the following:
For an already-saved document: Choose File > Move To (from the File menu at the top of your screen), then click the Where pop-up menu and choose iCloud Drive.
For an unsaved document: Choose File > Save (from the File menu at the top of your screen), then click the Where pop-up menu and choose iCloud Drive.
Changes you make to the document in Pages for iCloud appear automatically in Pages on your Mac, and vice versa.
Sync a document from an iPhone or iPad
Before you begin, make sure your iPhone or iPad is set up with iCloud, and meets the minimum requirements listed above.
Create a document using the Pages app on your iPhone or iPad.
The document automatically appears in Pages for iCloud.
Changes you make to the document in Pages for iCloud appear in the Pages app on your device, and vice versa.
Understanding syncing symbols in Pages for iCloud
Occasionally, syncing symbols appear in a document’s thumbnail in the document manager.
If you see , an upload to iCloud is in progress.
If you see , the upload failed.
If you can’t open a document in the document manager, and either symbol appears in the document’s thumbnail, make sure the device used to create the document is connected to the internet and set up with iCloud.