How to Update Apps on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       February 21, 2021      Tutorials iPad Apps


The various apps on your iPad are constantly being updated by the developers. Do you have the latest versions? You can make sure you have the latest updates by manually checking and updating the apps on your iPad in the App Store. You can update all of the apps on your iPad, or you can pick and choose which apps you want to update.

Here’s how to update apps on your iPad:

  1. From the iPad’s home screen, tap App Store.

  2. In the top right corner, tap your Apple ID icon.

    Update apps on your iPad

  3. Place your finger near your name and pull down to refresh the list of apps that have pending updates.

    Update apps on your iPad

  4. Tap Update All to update all of the apps on your iPad. Alternatively, if you only want to update certain apps, tap Update next to the app you want to update.

The app updates will be downloaded and installed on your iPad.

Configuring Your iPad to Automatically Update Apps

By enabling a setting, you can make your iPad automatically check for app updates and install them. Here’s how to configure your iPad to automatically update apps:

  1. From the iPad’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap App Store.

  3. Tap the App Updates switch so it’s in the on position.

    Update apps on your iPad

From now on, your iPad will automatically check for app updates and install them — no manual intervention needed!

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