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.
Sync a document from a Mac
Make sure your Mac is set up with iCloud and has macOS 11 or later installed.
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, then click the Where pop-up menu and choose iCloud.
For an unsaved document: Choose File > Save, then click the Where pop-up menu and choose iCloud.
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
Make sure your iPhone or iPad is set up with iCloud, and your device has iOS 14, iPadOS 14, or later installed.
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.