What Are The Steps To Identifying Your iPad Model?

How can you find out what iPad you have? The mode and generation, more specifically?

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How To Find The Model Number On An iPad

Use the model number to find out which model iPad you have. You can find the model number in two ways: 

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The Easiest Way To Identify Your iPad Model

What’s the easiest way to tell which iPad you have? If you are able to turn the iPad on and sign in, it’s simple.

Go to Settings –> General –> About and you should see a model name, model number, and serial number unique to that iPad.

How To Identify iPad Model That Won’t Turn On

If the iPad will not turn on or you can’t sign in, there’s another way. Look on the back of your iPad as shown in the pic above. However, this only gives you a model number–you’d then need to match that model number with the corresponding iPad generation using the information shown below.

iPad Pro 12.9-inch (5th generation)

Year Released: 2021

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A2378 on the iPad Pro
    A2461 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A2379 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular with mmWave
  • A2462 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 11-inch (3rd generation)

Year Released: 2021

  • Model number (on the back cover): 
    A2377 on the iPad Pro
    A2459 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A2301 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular with mmWave
    A2460 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation)

Year Released: 2020

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A2229 on the iPad Pro
    A2069, A2232 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A2233 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)

Year Released: 2020

iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation)

Year Released: 2018

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1876 on the iPad Pro
    A2014, A1895 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1983 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 11-inch

Year Released: 2018

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1980 on the iPad Pro
    A2013, A1934 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1979 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation)

Year Released: 2017

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1670 on the iPad Pro
    A1671 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1821 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Pro (10.5-inch)

Year Released: 2017

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1701 on the iPad Pro
    A1709 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1852 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Pro (9.7-inch)

Year Released: 2016

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1673 on the iPad Pro
    A1674 or A1675 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad Pro (12.9-inch)

Year Released: 2015

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1584 on the iPad Pro
    A1652 on the iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad Air (4th generation)

Year Released: 2020

  • Model number (on back cover):
    A2316 on iPad Air (4th generation)
    A2324, A2325, A2072 on iPad Air (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad Air (3rd generation)

Year Released: 2019

  • Model number (on back cover):
    A2152 on iPad Air (3rd generation)
    A2123, A2153 on iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A2154 on iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad Air 2

Year Released: 2014

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1566 on the iPad Air 2
    A1567 on the iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad Air

Year Released: Late 2013 and Early 2014

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1474 on the iPad Air Wi-Fi
    A1475 on the iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1476 on the iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular (TD-LTE)—released early 2014

iPad mini (6th generation)

Year Released: 2021

  • Model number (on back cover):
    A2567 on iPad mini (6th generation)
    A2568 on iPad mini (6th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A2569 on iPad mini (6th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad mini (5th generation)

Year Released: 2019

  • Model number (on back cover):
    A2133 on iPad mini (5th generation)
    A2124, A2126 on iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A2125 on iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad mini 4

Year Released: 2015

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1538 on the iPad mini 4
    A1550 on the iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad mini 3

Year Released: 2014

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1599 on the iPad mini 3
    A1600 on the iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad mini 2

Year Released: Late 2013 and Early 2014

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1489 on the iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi
    A1490 on the iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1491 on the iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular (TD-LTE)–released early 2014

iPad mini

Year Released: 2012

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1432 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi
    A1454 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1455 on the iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM)

iPad (9th generation)

Year Released: 2021

  • Model numbers (on the back cover):
    A2602 on iPad (9th generation)
    A2604 on iPad (9th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A2603 on iPad (9th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (North America only)
    A2605 on iPad (9th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (China mainland only)

iPad (8th generation)

Year Released: 2021

  • Model numbers (on the back cover):
  • A2270 on iPad (8th generation)
  • A2428, A2429, A2430 on iPad (8th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad (7th generation)

Year Released: 2019

Model numbers (on the back cover):

A2197 on the iPad (7th generation) Wi-Fi

A2200, A2198 on the iPad (7th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad (6th generation)

Year Released: 2018

  • Model number (on the back cover): 
    • A1893 on the iPad (6th generation) Wi-Fi
    • A1954 on the iPad (6th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad (5th generation)

Year Released: 2017

  • Model number (on the back cover): 
    • A1822 on the iPad (5th generation) Wi-Fi
    • A1823 on the iPad (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular

iPad (4th generation)

Year Released: 2012

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1458 on the iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi
    A1459 on the iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1460 on the iPad (4th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (MM)

iPad (3rd generation)

Year Released: 2012

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1416 on the iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi
    A1430 on the iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular
    A1403 on the iPad (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular (VZ)

iPad 2

Year Released: 2011

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1395 on the iPad 2 (Wi-Fi)
    A1396 on the iPad 2 (GSM model)
    A1397 on the iPad 2 (CDMA model)

iPad

Year Released: 2010

  • Model number (on the back cover):
    A1219 on the iPad (Wi-Fi)
    A1337 on the iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G)

Source: Apple Support