The iPad Home Screen. On the left side of the screen is Today View, showing Calendar, Notes, Photos, and Reminders widgets.

Make it your own

Change the wallpaper on your Home Screen and Lock Screen, add widgets, create your own Memoji, and set a Dark Mode schedule.

Personalize your iPad

A drawing and handwritten recipe in a note in the Notes app. The title of the recipe at the top of the screen is selected. At the bottom of the screen, the toolbar shows the color chosen to modify the selected handwriting.

Use Apple Pencil with Notes

Learn how to create notes instantly from the Lock Screen, draw perfect lines and shapes, and do more with handwritten text than ever before.

Take great notes with iPad

A movie playing in the Apple TV app, with playback controls showing.

Entertainment at your fingertips

Watch a movie or TV show, sing along to your favorite songs, discover a podcast, or get lost in a good book.

Unwind with iPad

To explore the iPad User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page, or enter a word or phrase in the search field. You can also download the guide from Apple Books (where available).

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