Update Apps Three Different Ways on iPhone 6

Edited by Grimm, Courtney, Jen M

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Steps

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    To start with, give a single press to the Home button
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    This button is located in the center, at the bottom section of the device.
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    Once we have done this, we will be on the Lock screen
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    Here we can swipe across to enter our PIN code
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    We may also hold our finger down on the Home button, this will initialize the Touch ID sensor and unlock the phone.
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    Now we will be looking for the App Store icon, and giving it a single press
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    This icon features a blue square and a white circle with the letter 'A' made up of artists tools within it. On the phone shown, this icon will have a red symbol featuring the number "3" on the upper, right-hand side. This is because we have three Apps that need to be updated right now.
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    This will take us into the iPhone Application Store
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    Here we will see a range of great features, items, fun stuff, and interesting things we can do.
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    We now need to find the "Update" option, located on the bottom right corner of the screen
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    It is represented by a piece of paper featuring a little arrow within in, with the red number "3" again, indicating that we have three Apps to update.
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    Give a single press to "Update"
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    This will take us into a window where we can see our "Available Updates". This is listed at the top of the screen.
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    There are three ways we can update
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    The first we will demonstrate on "Memorize Free Language".
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    Simply tap the "Update" button beside the App we would like to update
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    Once the button is tapped, a spinning circle will appear
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    When the update begins, it will change to show a gray box in the center of the circle
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    If we would like to stop the update, tap on this circle once more
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    This will stop the update. For demonstration purpose, we will tap the circle again to reinitiate the update.
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    To demonstrate the second way to update, we will use the "Skype for iPhone" application
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    In this case, tap the application name one time
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    This will show us what has been updated.
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    Once we see what has been updated, we will tap the application icon again
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    Tapping it again will bring us to the actual application page
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    On the application page, we will find an "Update" button
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    It is located in the upper, right-hand side.
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    A single press on "Update" will again start this spinning circle
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    This signifies the App has begun updating.
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    Now we can press the Back button, featuring the word "Updates"
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    It is located in the upper, left-hand corner of the screen and will bring us back to the main Updates page.
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    We will see that two Apps are now updating
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    We still have a third application, labeled "Zoosk - #1 Dating App" that needs to be updated
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    We will show the third method of updating on this application.
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    Simply press "Update All"
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    This button is located in the uppermost, right-hand corner and is written in blue.
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    This will start the Update for the third and final application
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    Now, the reason we have mentioned these three ways is that there may be different interests or different reasons in using some of them
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    To start with, we may want to not update, for example, Skype
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    There may be concerns, such as wanting to back up a chat where we might be afraid it will get erased. So we will then want to simply press on the ones that we want to update individually.
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    Another time we may be in a hurry, in which case we can simply tap "Update All" when we want to update them all
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    And finally, in the other method mentioned, we may actually want to see what the application is
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    We may want to tap the application and see what it is and then decide if we want to update it or not.
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    With that, our tutorial on 3 ways to update App Store applications on your iPhone 6 has concluded
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    If you have questions, or you need help or want additional information on this or other applications for your iPhone 6, let us know in the comment section below. Otherwise, have a great day and have fun updating your Apps.
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