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The minimum supported version of the Mac OS -- required to sync content via iTunes on a Mac -- for each iPod, iPhone and iPad is listed below. Complete technical specifications are merely a click away.

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1 Apple Device Minimum Mac OS Support 1 iPad Wi-Fi (Original/1st Gen) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad Wi-Fi/3G/GPS (Original/1st Gen) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 2 (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 2 (Wi-Fi/GSM/GPS) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 2 (Wi-Fi/CDMA/GPS) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 2 (Wi-Fi Only, iPad2,4) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular AT&T/GPS) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular Verizon/GPS) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi/AT&T/GPS) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi/Verizon & Sprint/GPS) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini Wi-Fi Only/1st Gen Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini Wi-Fi/AT&T/GPS - 1st Gen Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini Wi-Fi/VZ & Sprint/GPS - 1st Gen Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad Air Wi-Fi Only Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad Air Wi-Fi/Cellular Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad Air Wi-Fi/TD-LTE - China Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini 2 (Retina/2nd Gen, Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini 2 (Retina/2nd Gen, Wi-Fi/Cellular) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini 2 (Retina/2nd Gen, China) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi/Cellular) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini 3 (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini 3 (Wi-Fi/Cellular) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini 3 (Wi-Fi/Cellular, China) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPad mini 4 (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPad mini 4 (Wi-Fi/Cellular) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cellular) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPad Pro 9.7" (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.8.5* 1 iPad Pro 9.7" (Wi-Fi/Cellular) OS X 10.8.5* 1 iPad 9.7" 5th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.8.5 1 iPad 9.7" 5th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular) Mac OS X 10.8.5 1 iPad Pro 10.5" (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPad Pro 10.5" (Wi-Fi/Cellular) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi Only - 2nd Gen) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cell - 2nd Gen) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPad 9.7" 6th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.10.5 1 iPad 9.7" 6th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular) Mac OS X 10.10.5 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cellular - US/CA) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cellular - Global) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cellular - China) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi Only - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi+Cell US/CA - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi+Cell Global - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi+Cell China - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Air 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Air 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell US/CA) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Air 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell Global) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Air 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell China) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad mini 5th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad mini 5th Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell US/CA) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad mini 5th Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell Global) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad mini 5th Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell China) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad 10.2" 7th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 7th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, US/CA) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 7th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, Global) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 7th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, China) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi Only - 2nd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cell US/CA - 2nd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cell Global - 2nd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cell China - 2nd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi Only - 4th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cell US/CA - 4th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cell Global - 4th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cell China - 4th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad 10.2" 8th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 8th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, US/CA) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 8th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, Global) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 8th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, China) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad Air 4th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Air 4th Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell US/CA) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Air 4th Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell Global) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Air 4th Gen (Wi-Fi+Cell China) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi Only - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cell US - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cell Global - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 11" (Wi-Fi/Cell China - 3rd Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi Only - 5th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cell US - 5th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cell Global - 5th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad Pro 12.9" (Wi-Fi/Cell China - 5th Gen) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPad 10.2" 9th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 9th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, US/CA) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 9th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, Global) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad 10.2" 9th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular, China) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad mini 6th Gen (Wi-Fi Only) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad mini 6th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cell US/Global) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPad mini 6th Gen (Wi-Fi/Cell China) Mac OS X 10.11.6 1 iPhone (Original/1st Gen/EDGE) Mac OS X 10.4.10 1 iPhone 3G Mac OS X 10.4.10 1 iPhone 3GS Mac OS X 10.4.11 1 iPhone 3G (China/No Wi-Fi) Mac OS X 10.4.11 1 iPhone 3GS (China/No Wi-Fi) Mac OS X 10.4.11 1 iPhone 4 (GSM) Mac OS X 10.5.8* 1 iPhone 4 (GSM, Revision A) Mac OS X 10.5.8* 1 iPhone 4 (CDMA/Verizon/Sprint) Mac OS X 10.5.8* 1 iPhone 4S (4s*) Mac OS X 10.5.8* 1 iPhone 4S (GSM China/WAPI) Mac OS X 10.5.8* 1 iPhone 5 (GSM/LTE 4, 17/North America) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5 (CDMA/LTE, Sprint/Verizon/KDDI) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5 (GSM/LTE 1, 3, 5/International) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5 (CDMA China/UIM/WAPI) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5 (GSM/LTE/AWS/North America) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (GSM/North America/A1532) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (CDMA/Verizon/A1532) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (CDMA/China Telecom/A1532) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (CDMA/US/Japan/A1456) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (UK/Europe/Middle East/A1507) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (China Unicom/A1526) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (Asia Pacific/A1529) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5c (China Mobile/A1516) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (GSM/North America/A1533) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (CDMA/Verizon/A1533) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (CDMA/China Telecom/A1533) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (CDMA/US/Japan/A1453) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (UK/Europe/Middle East/A1457) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (China Unicom/A1528) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (Asia Pacific/A1530) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 5s (China Mobile/A1518) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 (GSM/North America/A1549) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 (CDMA/Verizon/A1549) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 (Global/Sprint/A1586) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 (China Mobile/A1589) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 Plus (GSM/North America/A1522) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 Plus (CDMA/Verizon/A1522) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 Plus (Global/Sprint/A1524) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6 Plus (China Mobile/A1593) Mac OS X 10.6.8* 1 iPhone 6s (AT&T/SIM Free/A1633) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone 6s (Global/A1688) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone 6s (Mainland China/A1700) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone 6s (China Mobile/A1691) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone 6s Plus (AT&T/SIM Free/A1634) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone 6s Plus (Global/A1687) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone 6s Plus (Mainland China/A1699) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone 6s Plus (China Mobile/A1690) OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPhone SE (United States/A1662) OS X 10.8.5* 1 iPhone SE (Global/Sprint/A1723) OS X 10.8.5* 1 iPhone SE (China Mobile/A1724) OS X 10.8.5* 1 iPhone 7 (Verizon/Sprint/China/A1660) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 7 (AT&T/T-Mobile/Global/A1778) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 7 (Japan/A1779) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 7 (China Mobile/A1780) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 7 Plus (Verizon/Sprint/China/A1661) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 7 Plus (AT&T/T-Mobile/Global/A1784) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 7 Plus (Japan/A1785) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 7 Plus (China Mobile/A1786) OS X 10.9* 1 iPhone 8 (Verizon/Sprint/China/A1863) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone 8 (AT&T/T-Mobile/Global/A1905) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone 8 (Japan/A1906) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone 8 (China Mobile/A1907) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone 8 Plus (Verizon/Sprint/China/A1864) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone 8 Plus (AT&T/T-Mobile/Global/A1897) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone 8 Plus (Japan/A1898) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone 8 Plus (China Mobile/A1899) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone X (Verizon/Sprint/China/A1865) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone X (AT&T/T-Mobile/Global/A1901) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone X (Japan/A1902) OS X 10.9.5* 1 iPhone Xs (US/Canada/Hong Kong/A1920) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone Xs (Global/A2097) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone Xs (Japan/A2098) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone Xs (China/A2100) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone Xs Max (US/Canada/A1921) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone Xs Max (Global/A2101) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone Xs Max (Japan/A2102) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone Xs Max (China/Hong Kong/A2104) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone XR (US/Canada/A1984) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone XR (Global/A2105) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone XR (Japan/A2106) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone XR (China/Hong Kong/A2108) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 (US/Canada/A2111) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 (Global/A2221) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 (China/Hong Kong/A2223) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 Pro (US/Canada/A2160) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 Pro (Global/A2215) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 Pro (China/Hong Kong/A2217) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 Pro Max (US/CA/A2161) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 Pro Max (Global/A2218) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 11 Pro Max (CN/HK/A2220) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone SE (2 - 4.7" 2020 US/CA A2275) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone SE (2 - 4.7" 2020 Global A2296) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone SE (2 - 4.7" 2020 China A2298) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 mini (US/A2176) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 mini (Canada/Japan/A2398) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 mini (Global/A2399) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 mini (China/A2400) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 (US/A2172) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 (Canada/Japan/A2402) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 (Global/A2403) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 (China/A2404) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro (US/A2341) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro (Canada/Japan/A2406) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro (Global/A2407) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro (China/A2408) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro Max (US/A2342) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro Max (Canada/Japan/A2410) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro Max (Global/A2411) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 12 Pro Max (China/A2412) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 mini (US/A2481) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 mini (CA/MX/JP/SA/A2626) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 mini (Global/A2628) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 mini (China/A2629) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 mini (Russia/A2630) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 (US/A2482) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 (CA/MX/JP/SA/A2631) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 (Global/A2633) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 (China/A2634) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 (Russia/A2635) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro (US/A2483) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro (CA/MX/JP/SA/A2636) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro (Global/A2638) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro (China/A2639) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro (Russia/A2640) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro Max (US/A2484) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro Max (CA/MX/JP/SA/A2641) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro Max (Global/A2643) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro Max (China/A2644) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPhone 13 Pro Max (Russia/A2645) OS X 10.11.6* 1 iPod (Original/Scroll Wheel) MacOS 9.2.1 & X 10.1 1 iPod 2nd Gen (Touch Wheel) MacOS 9.2.2 & X 10.1.4 1 iPod 3rd Gen (10/15/30) MacOS X 10.1.5 1 iPod 3rd Gen (10/20/40) MacOS X 10.1.5 1 iPod 3rd Gen (15/20/40) MacOS X 10.1.5 1 iPod 4th Gen (ClickWheel) MacOS X 10.1.5 1 iPod U2 Edition (4th Gen) MacOS X 10.1.5 1 iPod photo (30) MacOS X 10.2.8 1 iPod photo (40/60) MacOS X 10.2.8 1 iPod Color Display MacOS X 10.2.8 1 iPod U2 Edition (Color) MacOS X 10.2.8 1 iPod 5th Gen (with Video) MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod U2 Edition 5th Gen MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod 5th Gen - Enhanced MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod U2 Edition 5th Gen Enhanced MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod classic ("Original"/6th Gen) Mac OS X 10.4.8 1 iPod classic (Late 2008/7th Gen) Mac OS X 10.4.11/10.6.8* 1 iPod mini Original MacOS X 10.1.5 1 iPod mini 2nd Gen MacOS X 10.2.8 1 iPod nano Original MacOS X 10.3.4 1 iPod nano 2nd Gen MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod nano 2nd Gen (RED) MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod nano 3rd Gen/Fat MacOS X 10.4.8 1 iPod nano 4th Gen MacOS X 10.4.11 1 iPod nano 5th Gen/Camera MacOS X 10.4.11 1 iPod nano 6th Gen/1.54" Multitouch/Clip Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPod nano 7th Gen/2.5" Multitouch Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPod nano 7th Gen/2.5" Multitouch - 2015 OS X 10.7.5 1 iPod shuffle 1st Gen/White MacOS X 10.2.8 1 iPod shuffle 2nd Gen (Silver) MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod shuffle 2nd Gen (Colors/Early 2007) MacOS X 10.3.9 1 iPod shuffle 2nd Gen (Late 2007) MacOS X 10.4.8 1 iPod shuffle 2nd Gen (Late 2008) MacOS X 10.4.10 1 iPod shuffle 3rd Gen MacOS X 10.4.11 1 iPod shuffle 3rd Gen (Colors) MacOS X 10.4.11 1 iPod shuffle 4th Gen (Wheel/VoiceOver) Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPod shuffle 4th Gen (Late 2012) Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPod shuffle 4th Gen (Mid-2015) OS X 10.7.5 1 iPod touch Original/1st Gen Mac OS X 10.4.10 1 iPod touch 2nd Gen Mac OS X 10.4.10 1 iPod touch 2nd Gen/2009/8 GB Mac OS X 10.4.11 1 iPod touch 3rd Gen/32 & 64 GB Mac OS X 10.4.11 1 iPod touch 4th Gen/FaceTime Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPod touch 4th Gen, 2011 Mac OS X 10.5.8 1 iPod touch 4th Gen, 2012 Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPod touch 5th Gen Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPod touch 5th Gen, No iSight, 2013 Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPod touch 5th Gen, 16 GB, 2014 Mac OS X 10.6.8 1 iPod touch 6th Gen, 2015 OS X 10.7.5* 1 iPod touch 7th Gen, 2019 OS X 10.11.4*


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