Update Apps Three Different Ways on iPhone 6
Edited by Grimm, Courtney, Jen M
You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we are going to teach you how to update iPhone applications three different ways with the App Store.
To start with, give a single press to the Home button. This button is located in the center, at the bottom section of the device.
Once we have done this, we will be on the Lock screen.
Here we can swipe across to enter our PIN code. We may also hold our finger down on the Home button, this will initialize the Touch ID sensor and unlock the phone.
Now we will be looking for the App Store icon, and giving it a single press. 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.
This will take us into the iPhone Application Store. Here we will see a range of great features, items, fun stuff, and interesting things we can do.
We now need to find the "Update" option, located on the bottom right corner of the screen. 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.
Give a single press to "Update". This will take us into a window where we can see our "Available Updates". This is listed at the top of the screen.
There are three ways we can update. The first we will demonstrate on "Memorize Free Language".
Simply tap the "Update" button beside the App we would like to update.
Once the button is tapped, a spinning circle will appear.
When the update begins, it will change to show a gray box in the center of the circle.
If we would like to stop the update, tap on this circle once more. This will stop the update. For demonstration purpose, we will tap the circle again to reinitiate the update.
To demonstrate the second way to update, we will use the "Skype for iPhone" application.
In this case, tap the application name one time. This will show us what has been updated.
Once we see what has been updated, we will tap the application icon again.
Tapping it again will bring us to the actual application page.
On the application page, we will find an "Update" button. It is located in the upper, right-hand side.
A single press on "Update" will again start this spinning circle. This signifies the App has begun updating.
Now we can press the Back button, featuring the word "Updates". It is located in the upper, left-hand corner of the screen and will bring us back to the main Updates page.
We will see that two Apps are now updating.
We still have a third application, labeled "Zoosk - #1 Dating App" that needs to be updated. We will show the third method of updating on this application.
Simply press "Update All". This button is located in the uppermost, right-hand corner and is written in blue.
This will start the Update for the third and final application.
Now, the reason we have mentioned these three ways is that there may be different interests or different reasons in using some of them.
To start with, we may want to not update, for example, Skype. 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.
Another time we may be in a hurry, in which case we can simply tap "Update All" when we want to update them all.
And finally, in the other method mentioned, we may actually want to see what the application is. We may want to tap the application and see what it is and then decide if we want to update it or not.
With that, our tutorial on 3 ways to update App Store applications on your iPhone 6 has concluded. 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.
Video: Update Apps Three Different Ways on iPhone 6
Recent edits by: Courtney, Grimm