The Union tool () merges two or more solid entities into a single solid. The geometry inside the new solid remains unchanged.
In SketchUp for iPad, the Union tool does not have any optional tool modes.
iPad Input Methods for the Union Tool
The Union tool can be used with any of SketchUp for iPad’s input methods in either Just Draw or Click-Move-Click mode.
Click-Move-Click Mode or Just Draw Mode
Mouse or Trackpad - Select the Union tool and click your first solid, then click your second solid. Repeat for each additional solid as needed.
Pencil or Multitouch - Select the Union tool and tap your first solid, then tap your second solid. Repeat for each additional solid as needed.
For more information on how to use the Union tool in your models, see Uniting solids into a single form in Modeling Complex 3D Shapes with the Solid Tools.