What’s new in Numbers for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Learn about the new features in Numbers 11.2 for iOS and iPadOS.

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Powerful pivot tables

Quickly summarize, group, and rearrange data to explore patterns and trends.

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Radar charts

Radar charts help you visually compare multiple variables at once to easily show similarities and differences in your data.

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Improved filters

Find duplicate entries and unique values in your data, and use redesigned Quick Filters to easily show or hide rows that match a specific value.

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And more

  • Drag and drop to copy text, images, and other items between apps on iPhone.Learn more
  • Flexible collaboration allows participants to add others to a shared spreadsheet.Learn more
  • Instant translation lets you translate selected text in up to 11 languages and add the translation to your spreadsheet with a tap.Learn more 
  • Audio graph makes charts accessible to people with vision impairments by playing an audio tone that changes pitch to represent different values.Learn more

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

1. Requires iOS 15
2. Requires iOS 15 or iPadOS 15


New in Numbers 11.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

  • Link to web pages, email addresses, and phone numbers from objects such as shapes, lines, images, drawings, or text boxes.
  • Support for collaborating on forms in shared spreadsheets.
  • Teachers using the Schoolwork app to assign activities in Numbers can now view student progress, such as time spent.


New in Numbers 11.0 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

  • Use new editing controls in the Arrange Inspector to adjust the look and placement of objects.
  • Use onscreen keypads to enter exact values for text size, spacing, table size, and more.
  • Add or remove objects or table cells from a selection by tapping or dragging across them.
  • A new option in More > Settings > Editing to always open spreadsheets in edit view.
  • Add phone number links to table cells, text objects, and shapes.
  • Export your spreadsheet to Microsoft Excel with the summary worksheet excluded.
  • Scribble support for Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Spanish languages.*

* Requires iPadOS 14.5


New in Numbers 10.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

  • Use Scribble to write by hand with Apple Pencil, and your words will automatically convert to text.1
  • Forms are now easier to create and customize. Add a form to any table or use the new Basic Form template.
  • Improved performance when working with large tables.
  • Easily find pictures and videos using new zoom and search capabilities in the redesigned image picker.2
  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new, editable shapes.

1. Scribble requires iPadOS 14 and currently supports English, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese.
2. Requires iOS 14 or iPadOS 14.


New in Numbers 10.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

  • Use reading view to scroll and zoom your spreadsheets without unintentional edits.
  • Play YouTube and Vimeo videos right in your spreadsheets.*
  • Easily add captions and titles to images, videos, shapes, and other objects.
  • New functions, including XLOOKUP, XMATCH, and REGEX, let you match patterns, manipulate text, and create flexible formulas.

* This feature may not be available in all countries or regions.


New in Numbers 10.0 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

  • Use Numbers with Magic Keyboard, a mouse, or a trackpad for a new way to work with your spreadsheets. Requires iPadOS 13.4.
  • Create spreadsheets with more rows and columns than ever before.
  • Add a Numbers spreadsheet to a shared iCloud Drive folder to automatically start collaborating. Requires iPadOS 13.4 or iOS 13.4.
  • Apply a color to the background of a sheet.
  • Edit shared spreadsheets while offline and your changes will upload when you’re back online. Requires iPadOS or iOS 13.
  • Touch and hold, then drag across multiple objects to select them.
  • Easily access your recently used templates in a redesigned template chooser.
  • Print or export a PDF of your spreadsheet with comments included.
  • Add a drop cap to text in a shape.
  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new, editable shapes.
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