iOS 11 Features 

for SPPS Educators

iOS 11 is approved and available for download on all SPPS iPads! All staff are asked to update to the newest operating system and take advantage of new features, security, and abilities to further personalize learning in a 1:1 learning environment.


  1. Record Your Screen

Quickly create a screencast of anything content on your iPad with screen recording in iOS 11. All screen recordings save a video file in the photos app. Enable screen recording in the Settings app, then access the screen recording by navigating to the Control Center, then tapping the record button. Think of screen recording as the “Educreations app” without limits!

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  1. QR Code Integrated Camera

With iOS 11, your Camera is a QR Code reader! Your students do NOT need to download the “iNigma” app anymore. Simply have the students open the Camera and point the iPad at the QR Code.

Read more about the iPad’s Augmented Reality integrated Camera and Apps like ”TapMeasure” (Available on Self Service).

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  1. Apple Notes

Apple Notes is super-charged! In iOS 11, scan documents and PDF’s directly into Notes. Mark up your PDF, just like in Notability. Change the paper style, including graphing paper, and large, lined pages.

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  1. Multi-tasking

On your iPad with iOS 11, you can use Multitasking to work with two apps at the same time using Split Screen, switch apps using gestures, and more! Your iPad has never been more versatile and productive.

Key multi-tasking features include:

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  1. Control Center Redesign

With iOS 11, the Control Center has been redesigned. Use the new format to quickly take a picture, turn on/off WiFi, mirror screens or Airdrop.

Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen. On iPad, you can also double-click the Home button.

Open Control Center and press deeply or touch and hold the network settings card in the upper-left corner to turn on the following:

Update your iPad to the newest operating system and take advantage of these new features and abilities to further personalize learning in a 1:1 learning environment.