Thin, minimal design.
The slim, yet sturdy Smart Cover protects your iPad screen without covering up its durable aluminum back. So your iPad still looks and feels like an iPad — just with a little extra protection.
The Smart Cover is made of polyurethane and features a soft, color-matched microfiber lining that helps keep your display clean.
An aluminum hinge magnetically aligns the Smart Cover with iPad for a perfect fit. While magnets inside help it stay put.
The Smart Cover does double duty as a keyboard stand. Fold it back to tilt iPad into a comfortable writing position.
Wake on open. Sleep on close.
Open the Smart Cover, and iPad magically wakes up. Close it, and iPad automatically goes to sleep.
FaceTime and movie stand.
The Smart Cover folds in just the right places to become the perfect FaceTime and movie-watching stand.
What's in the Box?
- iPad Smart Cover
1-800-MY-APPLE or Chat now
iPad 2 (2nd generation)
iPad (3rd generation)
iPad with Retina display
Ratings & Reviews
The smart cover does what it says. It aligns perfect every time and makes a very handy stand whenever you need one. Keeps the scre The smart cover does what it says. It aligns perfect every time and makes a very handy stand whenever you need one. Keeps the screen clean as well however, the smart cover has damaged my iPad 2 on the side the magnet sticks to. It has left it scratched and ugly. If I had known it would do that, I would have bought another case or something that wouldn't damage the product. …
- Written by Ariana R from Greeley
1162 of 1395 people found this useful
Sleep or wake up?
When I first got this cover it would put my iPad2 to sleep and when I lifted the cover it would wake up. This only lasted a coupl When I first got this cover it would put my iPad2 to sleep and when I lifted the cover it would wake up. This only lasted a couple of days. Now I manually have to do it. Very disappointed in the product for what I paid. :( …
- Written by Susan L from Ada
917 of 1221 people found this useful
I got this case in pink and it gets so dirty so fast. It does not protect the back part at all which is what I see getting marked I got this case in pink and it gets so dirty so fast. It does not protect the back part at all which is what I see getting marked also. I would recommend getting a case that slides in and out like a pocket to protect it if you plan to carry it in a bag because it gets scratched easily. The case does NOT clean the screen as well as it claims to. …
- Written by Beth A from Coraopolis
881 of 1402 people found this useful
great product in terms of keeping dust away from the screen. not sure why anyone would even comment on the back of the ipad being great product in terms of keeping dust away from the screen. not sure why anyone would even comment on the back of the ipad being exposed.
anyways i had my case in stand mode on my kitchen bar table, i went to press the volume key it snapped off the case and slid off the table and cracked the screen on the left and right corners. had my air for three months and have an appointment with the apple store in a few days. i wont be using any protective gear after this event. …
- Written by Mario B from Toronto
Does not last
Absolutely loved it when I got it, but I have had it around two years and it is literally falling apart. The seams have come apar Absolutely loved it when I got it, but I have had it around two years and it is literally falling apart. The seams have come apart and it is worse than useless now. For the price I paid from the Apple shop I would expect this to last much longer. Would post a picture of it here if I could so you can see this is not a case of damage by customer or indeed reasonable wear and tear... This is just a poorly put together product. It's not as though I use the iPad all day either. Very very disappointed. Apple, if you read this, you have my email address...feel free to contact me. …
- Written by Edward F from Altrincham
2 of 2 people found this useful
Very nice cover excellent with iPad Air 2.
Looks and feels very nice as you would expect from Apple fits just perfect best cover I have ever used.
- Written by Sandis G from Bishops stortford
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can you use this case for first generation ipad
- Asked by Adam B from Dunlap
- Mar 28, 2011
You can set it on the first generation iPad for temporary protection, but that is not it's intended You can set it on the first generation iPad for temporary protection, but that is not it's intended purpose. The magnetic bar on the side of the smart covers hooks, and auto-alligns, itself to the side of the magnetic iPad 2. When closed, it puts it to sleep, and opening it awakens it. Placing any smart cover on an iPad 1 will protect it but it may slide off. I recommend purchasing a cover for first generation iPad, because buying this adds unneeded features and most likely a higher cost. …
- Answered by Cole P from Tacoma
- Mar 31, 2011
Does the smart cover fit the ipad1?
- Asked by Laurence R from Kapellen
- Mar 29, 2011
Since the exterior of the iPad 1 and iPad 2 are the same dimensions it does fit the top of the scree Since the exterior of the iPad 1 and iPad 2 are the same dimensions it does fit the top of the screen. However, the iPad 2 has magnets built into the machine in order to respond to the magnets in the smart cover. This allows the cover to stay in place and be appropriately aligned. Also, this allows the cover to lock or awaken the screen. Essentially, the smart cover will not stay on the iPad 1 because there are no magnets. I would not recommend buying a smart cover if you only own an iPad 1. …
- Answered by Evan H from East Amherst
- Mar 29, 2011
Does the Smart Cover for the older iPad come in different colours? Or just the dark gray?
- Asked by Elena G from Woodbridge
- Dec 1, 2014
will the smart cover mess up my ipad cause of the magnet
- Asked by Mely Y from Las Vegas
- Jun 11, 2011
No, the iPad uses a LCD display and flash memory, neither of which are negatively affected by magnet No, the iPad uses a LCD display and flash memory, neither of which are negatively affected by magnets. …
- Answered by Alexander B from Hayward
- Jul 22, 2011
Original iPad Air Smart Cover fit new iPad Air 2?
- Asked by David W from Fort Mccoy
- Nov 17, 2014
- Answered by Donna T from Fort Wayne
- Dec 24, 2014