Mac offers a few iPad accessories,[93] the majority of which are connectors for the restrictive 30-stick dock connector, the iPad's solitary port other than the earphone jack.[13] A dock holds the iPad upright at an edge, and has a dock connector and sound line out port. Every age of iPad requires a comparing dock. A dock that incorporated a physical console was upheld for the first iPad,[94] however all ages are good with Bluetooth consoles that additionally work with Macs and PCs. The iPad can be charged by an independent power connector ("divider charger") likewise utilized for iPods and iPhones, and a 10 W charger is incorporated with the iPad. 

Apple offers a camera association pack that comprises of two separate connectors for the dock connector, one to USB Type A, the other a SD card peruser. Connector can be utilized to exchange photographs and recordings and to plug USB sound card or MIDI keyboard.[95] An outsider offers a connector that incorporates USB, SD, and MicroSD and IP Login www. on a solitary unit.[96] A connector to VGA connectors enables the iPad to work with outer screens and projectors. Another connector reflects the screen onto HDMI good gadgets in 1080p and works with all applications and revolutions. In contrast to different connectors, it enables the iPad to charge through another dock connector.[97] While the HDMI connector was discharged with and promoted for the second era iPad, it additionally works with the original iPad, the iPhone 4, and the fourth era iPod Touch.[98] 

Keen Covers are screen defenders that attractively append and adjust to the essence of the iPad 2, 3, or 4. The cover has three folds which enable it to change over into a stand, or, in other words together by magnets.[99] While unique iPad proprietors could buy a dark case that incorporated a comparably collapsing spread, the Smart Cover is intended to be more negligible, effectively separable, and ensures just the screen. Brilliant Covers have a microfiber base that cleans the front of the iPad (which awakens when the cover is evacuated). There are five distinct shades of both polyurethane and cowhide, with calfskin being more costly. Keen Covers are not good with the first iPad.[100] In June 2012, Apple began offering the Smart Case - a case with the joined capacity of a brilliant cover and a back insurance case which is perfect with the iPad 2, and iPad third and fourth era devices.[101] 


Principle articles: iOS and iOS form history 

Like the iPhone, with which it shares an advancement environment[102] the iPad just runs its own product, programming downloaded from Apple's App Store, and programming composed by designers who have paid for an engineer's permit on enlisted devices.[103][not in reference given] The iPad runs all outsider iPhone applications, showing them at iPhone estimate or augmenting them to fill the iPad's screen.[104] Developers may likewise make or change applications to exploit the iPad's features,[105] and there are one million applications improved for the iPad, as of March 2016.[106] Application designers utilize iOS SDK for creating applications for iPad.[107] The iPad initially delivered with a redid iPad-just form of iPhone OS, named v3.2. On September 1, it was reported the iPad would get iOS 4.2 by November 2010;[108] to satisfy this Apple discharged iOS 4.2.1 to general society on November 22.