How to Update Your iPhone Apps in iOS 15


Updating apps is always simple, just a bit hidden.

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Updating apps on your iPhone Where iPad is a quick and easy way to get new features, new levels in games, or fix bugs and security issues in the apps you use. But you might not even know if updates for your apps are available or how to update your apps, unless you know where to look.

Prior to the release of iOS 13 in September 2019, updating your apps was a simpler process. You have just opened the App store, tap the Updates tab, scroll down to refresh the list and tap Update all. It’s the process all iPhone owners have followed since the App Store launched in 2008, and the process you can still use if you have an older Apple device that isn’t compatible with anything later. than iOS12.

You won’t find the Updates tab when you go to update your iPhone apps in iOS 15. Apple has filled this space with its apple arcade gaming subscription service with the release of iOS 13. Even without a separate Updates tab, the process of updating your apps is just as quick and easy, but hidden away.

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App updates in the App Store are sort of hidden now.

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Where to Find Your iPhone App’s Hidden Updates

1. Open the App Store.

2. Press your Profile icon in the upper right corner.

3. Scroll to Updates available section, where you will find all app updates ready to install. You can always use pull-to-refresh to force your device to check for updates.

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If you have any updates, you can either update them individually or tap the Update all button and call it a day. The ability to remove apps from update list is also somewhat hidden. Swipe left on an app if you want to delete it.

We have other useful tips and tricks in our iOS 15 Review. We also have a hidden tips roundup and highlight some iPhone Features Will Make Your Android Friends Jealous.


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