How to Update Apps on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       February 18, 2021      Tutorials iPhone Apps


The various apps on your iPhone 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 iPhone in the App Store. You can update all of the apps on your iPhone, or you can pick and choose which apps you want to update.

Here’s how to update apps on your iPhone:

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

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

    Update apps on your iPhone

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

    Update apps on your iPhone

  4. Tap Update All to update all of the apps on your iPhone. 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 iPhone.

Configuring Your iPhone to Automatically Update Apps

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

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

  2. Tap App Store.

    Update apps on your iPhone

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

    Update apps on your iPhone

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

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