What’s new in Pages for iOS

Learn about the latest updates for Pages for iOS 4.3 and 4.2.

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Book Publishing

Offer your books for download or purchase on Apple Books.

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Animated drawings

Animate your drawings and watch them come to life in a document or book.

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Smart annotation improvements

Lines stretch to keep margin annotations in place, and annotations now anchor to table cells.

And more

  • Easily save drawings to Photos or Files, or share them with others. Learn more
  • Support for Siri Shortcuts. Requires iOS 12. Learn more
  • Adjust the line spacing before and after a paragraph, and set the width for columns of text.
  • Pages now supports Dynamic Type.
  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • Performance and stability improvements.

Get complete step-by-step instructions and information on all the features in Pages for iOS on your iPhone and iPod touch, or on your iPad.

What’s new in Pages for iOS 4.1.

  • Easily record, edit, and play audio directly on a page. Learn more
  • Smart annotation marks now stretch and wrap to follow your text as you edit. 
  • Quickly switch between drawing and smart annotation modes on iPad. Learn more
  • A new option in Settings > Pages lets you use Apple Pencil to select and scroll on iPad. Learn more
  • Track text changes in shapes and text boxes.
  • Add colors and images to backgrounds in page layout documents. 
  • Give charts a new look with rounded corners on columns and bars.
  • Add mathematical equations to page layout documents using LaTeX or MathML notation. Learn more
  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • Add gradient and image fills to shapes and text boxes.
  • Easily browse templates by category.
  • Save a different auto scroll speed per document when using presenter mode.
  • Improved support for Arabic and Hebrew. Learn more

What’s new in Pages for iOS 4.0.

  • Draw, write, and annotate using Apple Pencil on supported devices, or use your finger. Learn more
    • Easily add drawings with pen, pencil, crayon, and fill tools.
    • Use Smart Annotation Beta to add comments and marks that stay anchored to their associated text.
  • Use new book templates to create interactive EPUB books. Learn more
  • Collaborate in real time on documents stored in Box. Learn more
  • Add an image gallery to view a collection of photos on the same page.
  • Use presenter mode to easily read and auto scroll text while giving a speech.
  • Create and edit paragraph styles and character styles.
  • View pages side by side as you work. Learn more
  • Turn on facing pages to format your document as two-page spreads. Learn more
  • Create master pages to keep the design consistent across your page layout document. 
  • Change your document orientation to landscape or portrait.
  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new editable shapes. 
  • Use donut charts to visualize data in an engaging new way.
  • Use conditional highlighting in tables to change the appearance of a cell when the value meets specified conditions.
  • New option to automatically format fractions as you type.

What’s new in Pages for iOS 3.3.

  • Redesigned document manager makes it easier to access files stored in iCloud Drive or with third-party storage providers.
  • On iPad, drag and drop text, images, and more between Pages and other apps.
  • Work more efficiently on iPad using Slide Over, Split View, and the new Dock. Learn more
  • Quickly access and organize your documents using the new Files app. Learn more
  • Use Unite, Intersect, Subtract, and Exclude commands to create new shapes.
  • Use Align, Distribute, Flip Vertical, and Flip Horizontal commands to quickly arrange objects. 
  • Support for Break Apart command for complex shapes from the shapes library. Learn more
  • Select a paragraph of text with a triple-tap gesture.
  • Improved PDF export lets you view a document's table of contents in the sidebar in PDF viewer apps.
  • Performance and stability improvements.

What’s new in Pages for iOS 3.2

  • Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes. Learn more
  • Reply to comments and join threaded conversations. Learn more
  • Add linked text boxes so text easily flows from one place to another. Learn more
  • New auto-correction and text replacement options save time while typing. Learn more
  • New page thumbnail view allows you to easily navigate your document.
  • Export documents as fixed layout ePub books. Learn more
  • Change margins, headers, footers, and paper size while collaborating. Learn more

What’s new in Pages for iOS 3.1

  • Format text as superscript or subscript, use ligatures, and change text background color.
  • Add bookmarks to easily link from one part of your document to another. Learn more
  • Add elegant mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation. Learn more
  • Quickly open password-protected documents using Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Learn more
  • Import and export documents in Rich Text Format (RTF). Learn more
  • Easily replace missing fonts in your document.
  • New leader lines make pie charts easier to read.
  • Customize dates, times, and currencies for your language or region.

What’s new in Pages for iOS 3.0

  • Real-time collaboration (feature in beta).
    • Edit a document with others at the same time in Pages on Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iCloud.com
    • Share your document publicly or with specific people.
    • See who else is in a document.
    • See participants’ cursors as they're editing. Learn more
  • A new format pane takes advantage of the display on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
  • Improved downloading – Pages now downloads documents from iCloud only when you’re ready to work on them.
  • Open and edit Pages ’05 documents. Learn more
  • Wide color gamut image support.
  • Enhanced keyboard navigation and additional keyboard shortcuts.
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