How to Update Apps on iPhone

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How to update Apps on iPhone

Step 1 – Open the App Store

From the home screen on your iPhone or iPad open the App Store which is shown in the image below.

App Store icon on iPhone screen

App Store icon on iPhone home screen

Make sure the ‘Updates’ option is selected along the bottom of the screen, it is left of the ‘Search’ option.

App Store updates option

Updates option shown on lower menu App Store

Step 2 – Update App or Update All

After opening the App Store and having selected the Updates option on the lower menu there will be two update choices. You can either update a single App or Update All, as shown in the image below. Select your preferred choice and continue.

App Store Update or Update All option iPhone

Update App or Update All Apps, iPhone

Immediately after you select to Update the progress ring will begin to move in a clockwise direction, this will be the same for all Apps that are updating. See image below.

App Update progress ring

App Update progress ring on iPhone screen

Step 3 – Return to iPhone home screen

Depending on how many Apps are being updated, when you return to the iPhone home screen it is possible some might still be updating/loading. If this is the case you will see a grey loading symbol in place of the normal App icon as shown in the image below.

App loading symbol on iPhone screen

Loading symbol for App being updated on iPhone

Once the App has finished loading the normal App icon will display again with a small dot shown to the left of its name, this indicates an update has been completed. You are done!

Dot next to updated App

Dot displayed to the left of an updated App

If you have any questions about this tutorial then please don’t hesitate to get in touch, we are always happy to help.

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