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

Find out more about the new features in Pages 10.2 for iOS and iPadOS.


Use Scribble to write by hand with Apple Pencil, and your words will be converted to text automatically.1

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New report templates

Select from new report templates to help you get started.

And more

  • Easily find pictures and videos using new zoom and search capabilities in the redesigned image picker.2
  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new, editable shapes.

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

1. Scribble Requires iPadOS 14 and currently supports English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.

2. Requires iOS 14 or iPadOS 14.

New in Pages 10.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Use reading view to scroll and zoom your documents without unintentional edits. Learn more
  • Play YouTube and Vimeo videos directly in your documents.* Learn more
  • Add captions and titles easily to images, videos, shapes and other objects. Learn more

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

New in Pages 10.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Use Pages with Magic Keyboard, a mouse or a trackpad for a new way to work with your documents. Requires iPadOS 13.4. Learn more
  • Select from a variety of gorgeous new templates to help you get started.
  • Add a drop cap to make a paragraph stand out with a large, decorative first letter. Learn more
  • Add a Pages document to a shared iCloud Drive folder to start collaborating automatically. Requires iPadOS 13.4 or iOS 13.4. Learn more
  • Apply a colour, gradient or image to the background of any document. Learn more
  • Touch and hold, then drag across multiple objects to select them. Learn more
  • Easily access recently used templates in a redesigned template chooser.
  • Print or export a PDF of your document with comments included. Learn more
  • Edit shared documents while offline, and your changes will be uploaded when you’re back online. Requires iPadOS or iOS 13. Learn more
  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new, editable shapes.

New in Pages 5.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Enable Dark Mode to emphasise your content.* Learn more
  • On iPadOS, use Pages in multiple spaces or with two documents side by side in Split View. Learn more
  • Set the default font and font size used for all new documents created from basic templates. Learn more
  • Support for new iOS 13 and iPadOS text editing and navigation gestures.* Learn more
  • Use custom fonts installed from the App Store.*
  • Capture a screenshot of an entire document, mark it up, then share it easily as a PDF.*
  • Access files from a USB drive, external hard drive or file server.* Learn more
  • Listen to an audio representation of your chart using VoiceOver. Learn more
  • Add accessibility descriptions to audio, video and drawings. Learn more
  • Improved accessibility of exported PDFs.
  • Support for HEVC-formatted films, enabling reduced file sizes while maintaining visual quality. Learn more
  • Select multiple objects by pressing Shift or Command on a hardware keyboard.

Requires iOS 13 or iPadOS.

New in Pages 5.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Style your text by filling it with gradients or images, or by applying new outline styles. Learn more
  • Customise lists by choosing from new bullet types, changing the size and colour of bullets, creating custom bullets, adjusting indentation levels and more. Learn more
  • Choose Learn Spelling to add a word to the dictionary. Learn more
  • Create links from text to other pages in a page layout document. Learn more
  • Copy and paste pages or sections between documents. Learn more
  • Use new chart editing capabilities to change the style of individual series, adjust spacing between columns, add trendlines and more. Learn more
  • Adjust the appearance of cell borders in tables. Learn more
  • Place images, shapes and equations inline in text boxes so they move with text. Learn more
  • Choose whether Apple Pencil should be used to start drawing or to select and scroll – or toggle between these options via double-tap using a supported Apple Pencil. Learn more
  • Using face detection, subjects in photos will be positioned intelligently in placeholders and objects.
  • Reapply a master page so text and media placeholders return to their default style and position. Learn more
  • Create books using new templates for novels (available in English only).

New in Pages 5.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Use the new table of contents view to navigate your document or book easily. Learn more
  • Save custom shapes for use in other documents, and access them on any devices using iCloud. Learn more
  • Create templates to use as a model for new documents, and access them on any devices using iCloud. Learn more
  • Insert a table of contents onto a page in a word processing document. Learn more
  • Create image placeholders to replace images easily without affecting the formatting of your page. Learn more
  • Switch your document between word processing and page layout. Learn more
  • Improved performance while collaborating on documents.
  • Edit grouped objects while collaborating.
  • In Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages, you can now type vertically in your entire document or in an individual text box. Learn more

New in Pages 4.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Offer your books for download or purchase on Apple Books. Learn more

New in Pages 4.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Animate your drawings and watch them come to life in a document or book. Learn more
  • Lines stretch to keep margin annotations in place, and annotations are now anchored to table cells.
  • Save drawings easily 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.

New in Pages 4.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • 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 colours 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

New in Pages 4.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Draw, write and annotate using Apple Pencil on supported devices, or use your finger. Learn more
    • Add drawings easily 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 doughnut charts to visualise 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 format fractions automatically as you type.

New in Pages 3.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • 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. Learn more
  • Work more efficiently on iPad using Slide Over, Split View and the new Dock. Learn more
  • Access and organise your documents quickly 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 arrange objects quickly. 
  • 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.

New in Pages 3.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes. Learn more
  • Reply to comments and join conversation threads. Learn more
  • Add linked text boxes so text flows easily 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 navigate your document easily.
  • Export documents as fixed-layout EPUB books. Learn more
  • Change margins, headers, footers and paper size while collaborating. Learn more

New in Pages 3.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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

New in Pages 3.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

  • 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 only downloads documents from iCloud when you’re ready to work on them.
  • Open and edit Pages ’05 documents. Learn more
  • Wide colour gamut image support.
  • Enhanced keyboard navigation and additional keyboard shortcuts.
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