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    Default Can't update apps

    Updated my phone to 9.3.4 and now none of my apps will update. Is this a glitch or a new bug?
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    Default Re: Can't update apps

    Seems to be an issue with some folks with iOS 10 as well.
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    You're not alone, I have update notifications and can't update some apps as well
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    I got round it by doing the hard reset (Power+Home buttons).
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    The two I had finally updated.
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    Tried the reset and going on wifi with activating the automatic updates. No go.
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    Try logging out of the App Store, restart your phone and then log back in. That might boost it into updating
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    They appear to update, even though it doesn't show in the App Store. See if the app has a blue dot next to it.
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    Mine have been updating ok. On the latest iOS 10 beta.
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    I just tried this. Didn't solve it for me. Thank you very much tho, I hadn't thought to try this
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    They appear to update, even though it doesn't show in the App Store. See if the app has a blue dot next to it.
    No blue dot. What worse is occasionally if this happened before, in the update section the I would see the icon change from "update" to "open" (even tho it wouldn't update). This would allow me to uninstall the app and reinstall it which would solve the problem. This time nothing since I updated to 9.3.4.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StayClassy101 View Post
    No blue dot. What worse is occasionally if this happened before, in the update section the I would see the icon change from "update" to "open" (even tho it wouldn't update). This would allow me to uninstall the app and reinstall it which would solve the problem. This time nothing since I updated to 9.3.4.
    If you think deleting the app will help, why don't you delete it? What does it show where it shows "update"?
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    Im on iOS 10 dev beta 4. Ever since the first beta it seems like it can take a while longer to see that updates for apps are out, but have yet to have an issue actually updating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    They appear to update, even though it doesn't show in the App Store. See if the app has a blue dot next to it.
    This happened to me with my Best Buy app. It finally showed updated in the App Store a couple of hours later. I'm on the iOS 10 beta.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ladyc0524 View Post
    This happened to me with my Best Buy app. It finally showed updated in the App Store a couple of hours later. I'm on the iOS 10 beta.
    That was the app that started it all. Offerup and ESPN did it too but I finally got it to update.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    If you think deleting the app will help, why don't you delete it? What does it show where it shows "update"?
    This time all of the apps say open. None of the apps under update, have the update option switch to open. It doesn't show which app it is so I can't use my previous method short of deleting every app I have. I guess ill just wait until iOS 10 or it works itself out. Thank you tho.
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    It appears to be a server issue, I'm still on 9.3.3 and I've been seeing it on both my iPhone and iPad, as well as in iTunes on my PC.

    My guess is the servers were being hammered by 9.3.4 updates.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ladyc0524 View Post
    This happened to me with my Best Buy app. It finally showed updated in the App Store a couple of hours later. I'm on the iOS 10 beta.
    Happened to me with the Best Buy app also. I uninstalled the app and still the App Store app showed that there was an update available. I logged out of the Apple ID for the App Store, rebooted, logged back in and the App Store app still showed that there was an update available. I reinstalled the Best Buy app and that fixed it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scruffypig View Post
    Happened to me with the Best Buy app also. I uninstalled the app and still the App Store app showed that there was an update available. I logged out of the Apple ID for the App Store, rebooted, logged back in and the App Store app still showed that there was an update available. I reinstalled the Best Buy app and that fixed it.
    Just tried this with apps I had uninstalled recently post update. Turns out this was my case as well but with Instagram. Wow lol
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    Default Re: Can't update apps

    I have the same problem and I'm on 9.3.4.
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    Default Re: Can't update apps

    For those small update( usually security patches),apple is usually in a hurry , so bugs tend to appear sooner. The conventional wisdom is to wait for a month until all things are figured out before updating. The time between 3.3.4 and 3.3.5 is very short. I was hesitating whether to update to 3.3.4 ,then 3.3.5 is out . I am waiting till iOS is official before updating anything period.
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    I have never heard that one should wait a month. I installed right away, no problems.
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    Default Re: Can't update apps

    Possibly a bug with 9.3.4? I'm having the same issue!
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    Quote Originally Posted by iphonewake View Post
    Possibly a bug with 9.3.4? I'm having the same issue!
    Try updating to iOS 10.1!

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