Apple Watches, iPads, and Macs That Won’t Support the New Updates!

Apple Watches, iPads, and Macs That Won't Support the New Updates!

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Apple recently announced new updates for its operating systems, and this announcement revealed that some devices will no longer support these updates. Below, we outline which iPads, Apple Watches and Macs will not support the new updates.

iPadOS 18 will support many iPads that were compatible with the previous update, but Apple will discontinue support for some iPads. This includes the iPad, which was released in 2018 and is known as the 6th generation iPad. However, the 7th generation iPad, released in 2019, along with later versions, will continue to receive support.

Apple will also cease support for the 2nd generation iPad Pro, released in 2017, featuring a 12.9-inch display. However, the iPad Pro released in 2018 with a larger screen will still be supported.

Additionally, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro from 2017, known as the 1st generation iPad Pro, will not receive the update. The smallest device in the series to get iPadOS 18 support is the 11-inch iPad Pro from 2018.

iPadOS 17iPadOS 18
iPad mini20192019
iPad Air20192019
iPad Pro 12.9-inch20172018
iPad Pro 10.5-inch2017Not supported
iPad Pro 11-inch20182018

On the other hand, many Apple Watches will support the watchOS 11 update, starting from the Apple Watch Series 6 and later models, including the Apple Watch SE (2022), known as the 2nd generation Watch SE.

Apple will discontinue support for the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple Watch Series 5, and the first generation of the Watch SE.

Regarding macOS Sequoia, the update will drop support for some Macs, including those with Intel processors. This includes the MacBook Air models released in 2018 and 2019, which use the 8th generation of Intel processors. However, Apple will continue to support the MacBook Air models released in 2020, which include the 10th generation of Intel processors.


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