How to update apps on an iPhone

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Apps are an essential player in the Apple ecosystem. There are tons of Apple-exclusive apps that unlock key features of iPhones, and there are some apps that are crucial for socialization. Be that as it may, once an app version is out of date, it’s usually a good idea to update it. Otherwise, the older version may no longer work correctly. This is how you update apps on an iPhone.

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Go to to update apps on iPhone App Store > Account. below AVAILABLE UPDATES (or UPCOMING AUTOMATIC UPDATES), tap either Update everything top, or UPDATE next to each app.


How to update apps on an iPhone

Updating apps is easy and can be done directly from the App Store. Making sure your apps are all up-to-date helps ensure that they function properly on a day-to-day basis.

  1. Open the App Store.
  2. Press Account button — your profile picture circle in the top right corner.
  3. Scroll down to the AVAILABLE UPDATES section. If you have automatic updates turned on, it says in this section UPCOMING AUTOMATIC UPDATES INSTEAD OF.
  4. Tap Update everything to update all your update-ready apps at once. Tap UPDATE next to an app if you want to update it individually.

Automatically update apps on an iPhone

Apple gives you the option to download and install app updates automatically. This can be done over Wi-Fi or data, and you have control over all of this. Here’s how.