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How to know which iPad you have?

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With how similar iPads have kept their look across generations, knowing which model you have can be quite the task, especially if you are one to not keep up with technology.

Read this guide, to learn four methods you can use to know which iPad model you own.

Each of these methods revolves around the model number of your iPad. At the end of this article, you can find a list which contains model numbers for every iPad model launched, at the time of writing.

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Method 1: Find out within Settings

To see which device you own via the Settings application, open the app and follow the steps listed below:

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  • Select General subsection.
  • Tap on About and read Model Name.

You can also find model number under Model Name.

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Method 2: Find out by connecting to iTunes

Download and launch iTunes on your Windows or Mac device, upon connecting your iPad you will be able to view the screen shown below which displays the model you own along with details like its Serial Number and current software version.

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Method 3: Find out on the back of an iPad

If for some reason, the iPad you’re using does not turn on, you can also find out the exact model number by looking at the back of your tablet. You will find it printed near the bottom edge.

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Method 4: Find out with Retail Packaging

If any of the above-listed methods do not work, grab your iPad’s retail packaging, if you still have it around. Now, flip it to view its backside; near the bottom, you will see two stickers; the first lists the name of your iPad alongside its storage configuration and the second contains its model number.

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List of all iPad model numbers

Following is a list of all the iPad model numbers released till date.

iPad 1st-gen

  • WiFi: A1219
  • WiFi + 3G: A1337

iPad 2nd-gen

  • WiFi: A1395
  • WiFi + GSM: 1396
  • WiFi + CDMA: A1397

iPad 3rd-gen

  • WiFi: A1416
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1430, A1403 (tied to Verizon)

iPad 4th-gen

  • WiFi: A1458
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1459, A1460 (multi-mode)

iPad 5th-gen

  • WiFi: A1822
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1823

iPad 6th-gen

  • WiFi: A1893
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1954

iPad 7th-gen

  • WiFi: A2197
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2198, A2200

iPad 8th-gen

  • WiFi: A2270
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2428, A2429, A2430

iPad Air 1st-gen

  • WiFi: A1474
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1475, A1476 (TD-LTE)

iPad Air 2nd-gen

  • WiFi: A1566
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1567

iPad Air 3rd-gen

  • WiFi: A2152
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2123, A2153 ,A2154 (China mainland only)

iPad Air 4th-gen

  • WiFi: A2316
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2324, A2325, A2072

iPad Mini 1st-gen

  • WiFi: A1432
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1454, A1455 (multi-mode)

iPad Mini 2nd-gen

  • WiFi: A1489
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1490, A1491 (TD-LTE)

iPad Mini 3rd-gen

  • WiFi: A1599
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1600

iPad Mini 4th-gen

  • WiFi: A1538
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1550

iPad Mini 5th-gen

  • WiFi: A2133
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2124, A2126, A2125 (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 9.7-inch

  • WiFi: A2133
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2124, A2126, A2125 (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 9.7-inch

  • WiFi: A1673
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1674, A1675

iPad Pro 10.5-inch

  • WiFi: A1701
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1709, A1852 (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 11-inch 1st-gen

  • WiFi: A1980 
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1934, A2013, A1979 (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 11-inch 2nd-gen

  • WiFi: A2228 
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2068, A2230, A2231 (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 1st-gen

  • WiFi: A1584
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1652

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd-gen

  • WiFi: A1670
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1671, A1821(China mainland only)

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 3rd-gen

  • WiFi: A1876
  • WiFi + Cellular: A1895, A2014, A1983 (China mainland only)

iPad Pro 12.9-inch 4th-gen

  • WiFi: A2229
  • WiFi + Cellular: A2069, A2232, A2233 (China mainland only)

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Aryan Surendranath

Has an interest in technology and video games. When not doing anything related to either of these you will find him with his books, educational or not.

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