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What's New in iPad OS 17

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Jamie Pollock
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Your iPad has a brand new operating system, iPadOS 17! iPadOS 17 has dozens of new and improved features. Join us and see all the new things you can do!

Course Description

What’s better than an iPad? An iPad that’s running iPadOS 17, of course!

Elevate your iPad experience with the latest iPadOS 17. This new operating system not only retains the beloved features of its predecessors but also introduces innovative enhancements that redefine user experience.

With any new software, there are bound to be questions around what has changed and what has stayed the same. This course is designed to guide you through the key updates, ensuring you grasp the essentials without getting bogged down in the minutiae.

Ready to dive in? Enroll now in ‘What’s New in iPadOS 17 and let’s get started!

Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced 

Course Length

1 hour 

Field of Study

Computer Software & Applications

Delivery Method

Group Internet-Based


iPadOS 17 installed on your iPhone or iPad, or interested in upgrading.

Who should take this class?

Mac users with iPads who have upgraded to iPadOS 17, or are about to switch. 

What You’ll Learn 

  • A ton of new updates for iPadOS 17

  • Control new Lock Screen features including Widgets

  • Making custom Stickers for use in Messages and other places too

  • How to leave a Video Message in FaceTime

  • Using Stage Manager for multiple apps at once

  • And much more

  • Much more…..


Here is the course outline:

1. Down the class handouts

Click here for the class handout(s)

What's New in iPad-OS 17 Class Outline
What's New in iPadOS 17 | Slide Deck

2. Watch the videos: What's New in iPad OS 17

Your iPad has a brand new operating system, iPadOS 17! iPadOS 17 has dozens of new and improved features.

Introduction and Agenda
iMessages: All of Your Apps in One Location
Catch Up and Swipe to Reply Features in iMessage
Sharing Your Location via iMessage
Sending Audio and Transcribed Messages
Having Fun with Stickers in Messages and Other Places
Using Search Filters in iMessage
Leaving a FaceTime Video Message
FaceTime Gestures
Customizing Your Lock Screen and Home Screen
Using Interactive Widgets to Control apps
Keyboard Updates: Autocorrect and Predictive Text
AirPod Updates: Adaptive Audio, Spacial Audio, Press to Mute and Unmute
AirPlay: Smart Device Suggestions, Airplay in Your Hotel Room
Working with Stage Manager
Siri and Spotlight Search Updates
Privacy and Security Updates
Safari Profiles and Passwords & Passkey
The Health app on Your iPad
Additional App Updates

3. Quiz

Did you watch the video or take the class live? Let us know here so that you can receive a Certificate of Achievement, an award badge, and points in the Wisdom Quest!

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