PadHat (magnetic)

iPad Pro 9.7, 5, 6, air 1-2, mini 1-4 and 2-4

1. Open and unfold PadHat.


2. Place iPad® with Home Button on the left.


NanoStik wing tab with

velcro style loop top.






Home button on left


3. Hold PadHat with MagBar behind         top edge of iPad.


PadHat sun shade rear view

4. Place MagBar against top back edge of iPad.

   It will click in place.

   (If it does not attach flip/rotate MagBar inside of sleeve.)


The back of the PadHat is narrower than the iPad to enable holding and carrying with one or both hands.



NanoStik™ Wing Tabs

NanoStik Wing Tabs have 1000s of nano suction cups for a quick easy attachment.

For a stronger attachment see Loop (velcro style) Wing Tabs below.

1. Remove plastic covering from bottom      of wing tabs to expose NanoStik.



2. Firmly press and hold NanoStik tabs to right      and left bezels (firm pressure required).


3. Enjoy your glare and reflection free iPad !


Close up of NanoStik wing tab

with velcro style loop top.


Clean NanoStik with scotch tape to restore stickiness as needed.


Loop Wing Tabs (velcro style)



Loop Wing Tabs for attachment in rigorous situations such as UAV flying, first responders, construction, etc.


Loop Wing Tab top


Important: Do not wrap around edges.

              Apply to flat surface.


Adhesive Hook Piece

(2 included in your order.)


1. Attach shade and mark on iPad edge    with pencil where wingtabs line up.


2. Remove Hook Piece protective covering

   and apply to rear of iPad or shell case. 


Press firmly and let set overnight for a strong bond.

(Hook pieces easily removed and  leave no residue.)

3. Attach shade and press Loop Wing Tab tops

   to Hook Pieces.



How to attach PadHat Hybrid to:

iPad Pro 9.7, 10.5, 5, 6, air 1-2, mini 1-4, 2-4

and NVIDIA Shield, Galaxy, etc.

Loop Band



1. Velcro style hook backstrap and

   adhesive loop band.

(Loop band in small bag included in your order.)


2. Attach adhesive loop band to

   hook backstrap.



iPad volume controls


3. Peel off protective paper from back

   of adhesive loop band.



5. Alignment side view.



7. Press adhesive loop band up and onto

    back of iPad. Start with center and

    smooth out towards each end.



4. Align tablet along seam where backstrap

   attaches to shade.


    (Be sure iPad edge with volume controls

    is on top.)


6. Alignment front view.



8. Let set overnight for secure bond.

   PadHat Hybrid is now easily attached

   and removed as needed.




Handle Case Instructions


Discontinued Handle Case (pre 2017)





There are hundreds of iPad case styles and we strive to make HoodiVision shades work with as many as possible including Otterbox Defender®, Griffin Survivor® and Lifeproof® cases. (This does not in any way imply endorsements by Otterbox, Lifeproof or Griffin.)

Works with many smart cover compatible cases and UAV mounts including DJI Inspire and Phantom models.


PadHat (magnetic)


PadHat Hybrid

Uses velcro style attachment and works with many cases and UAV mounts including DJI Inspire and Phantom models.





NanoStik wing tab with

velcro style loop top.




Shell Case and Smart Case

All edges of the iPad are covered.

Covered Bezel Case

The bezel of the iPad is covered.

Smart Cover Shell Case

The back edge of the iPad is exposed.

4 Corner Snap Case

All edges are exposed on the iPad.

Important: PadHat Hybrid shades will not adhere to silicone, fuzzy and some types of faux leather cases.


PadHat Hybrid attachment

Otterbox Defender and Lifeproof Nuud & Fre

1. Attach velcro style adhesive loop

   band to hook backstrap.

(Loop band in small bag included in your order.)


Loop Band



3. Fold backstrap over onto back of case starting with center and evenly spread left and right pressing firmly.


2. With Home button on left, place case face down and align case edge with backstrap seam. Remove protective paper from adhesive loop band


4. Let set overnight for a strong bond recommended.

(Loop band is easily removed if needed with no damage to case.


     5. Wing Tab attachment click here.



PadHat Hybrid for Survivor Cases:

Home Button


⬆︎  Adhesive Loop Band Strips  ⬆︎


1. Cut adhesive loop band in half.

2. Remove protective covering and apply the two loop band strips as shown starting on front edge adjacent to display covering.

3. Then wrap around case edge so that loop band strips adhere to the diamond shaped plastic areas on bottom of case.

     (Loop band is easily removed if needed with no damage to case.)

3. PadHat Hybrid will now attach like in #4 Otterbox pic above.

4. Wing Tab attachment click here.



How to attach Smart Covers to PadHat Magnetic Shades:



The PadHat and Vinyl Hinge Smart Cover

PadHat attaches to iPad, Smart Cover attaches to PadHat

The PadHat and Metal Hinge Smart Cover

Smart Cover attaches to iPad, PadHat attaches to Smart Cover



General Questions and Support

OK, now that I have my PadHat magnetic shade, exactly how does it work? How do I attach it?

What is NanoStik™?

My PadHat magnetic shade came with 2 small Hook pieces. What are they for?

I just bought a PadHat Hybrid. Not sure how to attach the Loop band & Hook pieces.

What is '"Hook & Loop?

I think I was sent the wrong shade, it seems too small. How do I know if I got the right one?

Why doesn't the PadHat cover the complete back width of the iPad?

Why is the PadHat not at a 90 degree angle?

Why are there 2 versions of the PadHat?

I just bought a PadHat™ and the NanoStik™ tabs will not stick! What can I do?

Is my PadHat guaranteed forever and ever?

I have a case that is part silicone and part hard plastic. How do I attach the PadHat Hybrid?

I have a question I don't see here in the FAQ...

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