How to Check iPhone or iPad Model

How to Check iPhone or iPad Model


Each iOS and iPadOS update leaves behind older iPhones and iPads. Your outdated gadget can’t be upgraded or won’t operate some OS features. What if you don’t know what model you have or if it can run the current software?

Locate the model number and match it to a device generation. Once you know How to Check iPhone or iPad Model, this is easy.

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How to Check iPhone or iPad Model

Easy. Steps to find your device’s model number:

  • Go to Setting
  • Tab General
  • Go to About
    You’ll notice the component number next to the model number on this page. Tapping the part number displays the model number.

No need to turn on the gadget. There’s another way to find your iPhone’s model number:

To run the newest OS and features, you need to know which iPad model you have. iPad’s model number may be found two methods.

Settings>General>About To view model name and number. iPhone, iPad both have model numbers. 5-To view the digital code, tap the model number.
iPad’s model number.

The five-digit code is also printed on the iPad’s rear. This 5-digit code identifies and updates your iPad. The table below covers all iPad 5-digit codes.

After matching your iPad’s model number, check for software compatibility. iPadOS 16 is compatible with all iPad Pro devices, iPad Air (3rd generation or later), and iPad mini (5th generation or later).


This method is easy.

Settings > General > Model

Under Model, you’ll notice the component number. The two letters preceding the slash (/) indicate your iPhone’s country of origin. If the final two letters before the slash are ‘LL,’ your iPhone is from the USA. If the final letter before the slash is ‘A,’ Canada made your iPhone.

Country of origin finder for iPhones


A – Canada


AB – Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt

AE – UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

AH – Bahrain, Kuwait

B – UK and Ireland

BG – Bulgaria

BR – Brazil


BZ – Brazil

C, CL  – Canada

CH – China

CI – Paraguay

CM – Hungary, Croatia

CR – Croatia

CS – Slovakia, the Czech Republic

CN – Slovakia

CZ – Czech Republic

D, DM – Germany

DN – Austria, Germany, Netherlands

E – Mexico

EE, ET – Estonia

EL – Estonia, Latvia

ER – Ireland

F – France

FB – France, Luxembourg

FD – Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland

FS – Finland

GB, GR – Greece

GH – Hungary

GP – Portugal

HB – Israel

HC – Hungary, Bulgaria

HN, IN – India

IP – Italy

J, JP – Japan

IP – Portugal, Italy

ID – Indonesia

K – Sweden

KH – South Korea, China

KN – Denmark and Norway

KS – Finland and Sweden

LA – Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, El Salvador, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Panama, Puerto Rico

LE – Argentina


LP – Poland

LT – Lithuania

LV – Latvia

LZ – Paraguay, Chile and Uruguay

MG – Hungary

MM – Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia

MO – Macau, Hong Kong

MY – Malaysia

ND – Netherlands

NF – Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Portugal

PK – Poland, Finland

PL, PM – Poland

PO – Portugal

PP – Philippines

PY – Spain

QB – Russia

QN – Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway

QL – Spain, Italy, Portugal

RK – Kazakhstan

RM – Russia, Kazakhstan

RO – Romania

RP, RS, RU – Russia

RR – Russia, Moldova

SE – Serbia

SL – Slovakia

SO – South Africa

SU – Ukraine

T – Italy

TA – Taiwan

TH – Thailand

TU – Turkey

TY – Italy

UA – Ukraine

VC – Canada

VN – Vietnam

X – Australia, New Zealand

Y – Spain

ZA – Singapore

ZD – Luxembourg, Austria, Belgium, Monaco, Germany, France, Netherlands, Switzerland

ZG – Denmark

ZO – United Kingdom

ZP – Hong Kong and Macau

ZQ – Jamaica

iPhone Model

 Model Number(s)

iPhone 12 Pro Max


iPhone 12 Pro


iPhone 12


iPhone 11 Pro Max


iPhone 11 Pro


iPhone 11


iPhone XS

A1920, A2097

iPhone X

A1865, A1901

iPhone XR

A1984, A2105

iPhone 8 Plus

A1864, A1897

iPhone 8

A1863, A1905

iPad Model

 Model Number(s)

iPad Pro 10.5″

A1701, A1709

iPad Pro 9.7″

A1673, A1674, A1675

iPad Air 3

A2152, A2123, A2153

iPad Air 2

A1566, A1567

iPad Air

A1474, A1475, A1476

iPad Mini 4

A1538, A1550

iPad Mini 3

A1599, A1600

iPad Mini 2

A1489, A1490, A1491

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