When you or anyone as frequently obtains behind on installing any of the app updates on an iPhone or iPad, then you may have to appreciate features in the iOS Settings which allows the App Store to update the apps on the device automatically.
However, the automatic Updates for applications will periodically discover and also easily find the available updates for any of the installed iOS apps on an iPhone or iPad, and then you need to download and install those app updates automatically on your iPhone or iPad. It will take some user involvement which is out of the updating process, as apps will update themselves whenever the updates become available. The Automatic app updates in iOS are one of the great settings for the people who need to maintain the newest versions of apps on their devices, but who regularly fall on manually launching App Store to install the latest updates directly themselves.
For the automatic application updates to work in the iOS, the iPhone or iPad which should be on the latest version of an iOS software system, and also the devices must have an active internet connection, as without the internet connection updates won’t be downloaded or checked.
Steps to Enable Automatic App Updates in iOS
Here are some settings for enabling the automatic updating of iOS apps, and it is almost the same on iPhone and iPad:
- Click to open “Settings” app on the iPhone or iPad.
- Click to go to the iTunes & App Store.
- Under the Automatic Downloads section, search for Updates and clasp that switch to ON position.
- Now, exit from the Settings option.
Finally, the Automatic Updates for iOS apps has been successfully enabled, and whenever any of the updates are found in the App Store, then the App Store will automatically install itself on your iPhone or iPad that setting has been enabled.
Although the process is all handled in the background of your device and also away from seeing update indicators on any app icons themselves, and it is rather faultless, and most of the users won’t even notice the updates which are happening behind the scenes.
Once the update feature is enabled, then you will pretty never see the intimidating numerical red button on the App Store icon which is used to notify the number of apps that are waiting for some updates. Instead of the updates which just install themselves when it is possible for all automated and easiest way.
For sure you can easily choose to disable the automatic app updates feature of iOS, and then manually you need to update all iOS apps on the device, or even update apps separately on the basis of individuals, that how to handle the iOS App Store updates is up to you and also how to use the iPhone or iPad.
It does not even apply to install the iOS system software updates, though another same feature lets you to automatically install the iOS system software updates as they appear at an iPhone or iPad, which can be as useful for some of the users.