Update iPhone apps in 4 simple steps; Here’s how to

You can manually as well as automatically update the apps in your iPhone. Know here, how to do it in simple steps.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 23:31 IST
You can enable the ‘App Updates’ option for automatic updates in your iPhone. (Pixabay)
You can enable the ‘App Updates’ option for automatic updates in your iPhone. (Pixabay)

If you have an iPhone, you should keep it updated on a regular basis. Not just the phone, even the apps ought to be updated. An iPhone apps update can bring new features and fixes for certain bugs that might be causing security issues to flare up in your device. Updating the apps is simple on your iPhone, but it can be a little tricky, especially if you don't know how to do it or where to look. Even earlier, till iOS 12, updating iPhone applications was as simple as clicking a button 'Update all'. But now, when you upgrade your iPhone apps with iOS 15, you won't see the Updates tab. So, instead of that, here's how to update apps on your iPhone or iPad now. You should update your iPhone apps, not just to gain various new features, but also because these updates have certain fixes for bugs and other glitches that will improve your phone's security.

iPhone app updates: Here's how

  • You will first need to open the App Store.
  • Then, tap on your Profile icon available in the top-right corner.
  • Now, scroll down to the 'Available Updates' section. Here, you will find the apps available for you to install the updates for.
  • If you have pending app updates, you can either update them one at a time or update them all at once by using the Update All option.

Another way to update your apps

Yes, you have another way around too to update your iPhone apps! This is a quicker way. Simply hold on the App Store symbol on your home screen or in your App Library. Then select 'Updates'. Then, you'll be taken straight to the updates section, where you can upgrade your favourite apps using the steps mentioned above.

Put your iPhone in automatic app update mode

If you don't want to take out your time again and again to update the apps, you can actually enable the automatic app update mode. To do so, you will need to go to your Settings and open App Store. There, you will find the Automatic Downloads, simply slide the toggle bar towards right for ‘App Updates'. And it's done! Now, you don't need to worry about updating your apps manually.

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First Published Date: 22 Jan, 12:45 IST