1. rknowlt's Avatar
    When I open the app store on my phone and go to updates several apps show up as needing updates, however I have already installed these updates. Many times the updates are from months prior. Usually the icon shows "installed" as the status, but the shield still shows for updates pending on my home screen. Anyone else have this happen or know how to stop it from happening?
    03-02-2009 04:54 PM
  2. dooks88's Avatar
    This has been happening to me too. It's seems after I close then re-open the app store, the issue goes away. Then a couple of days later, it happens again.
    03-02-2009 10:42 PM
  3. rknowlt's Avatar
    Sounds exactly like what I have happening, but sometimes closing and re-opening the app store doesn't always fix it for me anymore.
    03-02-2009 11:46 PM
  4. sting7k's Avatar
    So this just started happening to me 2 weeks ago. I will get on my iPhone and be checking out the app store, or I will see that I have updates when the number appears on the badge. After installing one update I go back to get another and there are often anywhere from 1-20 app updates now. The problem is, they are all for apps that don't actually have updates and the ones that actually have updates are gone. Sometimes it is even saying that the version I should "update" too is a version I know is one I got weeks ago. (one case in particular is Hero of Sparta, currently v1.0.1 comes up constantly saying to update to v1.0 according to the app store.)

    I can see no pattern to this madness or way to always get it fixed. Sometimes just closing and reopening the app store works, sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes resetting my iPhone works and sometimes not. The only thing for sure is that I never get false updates when looking for updates via iTunes on my computer. Only on the iPhone.

    Has anyone else had this happen? Just right now I was flipping to my game screen and saw I had 3 updates according to the app store, iTunes confirmed this. After downloading one of them I went back and now it says I have 14 updates, none are for the other 2 apps I need to update.

    Edit - Also note, when I select one of these so called "updates" it does say that it's already installed and won't let me actually download it.

    Edit 2 - Ok, now iTunes (on my computer) says I have 29 updates! I really do not know what is going on here, they are all old updates. One is for AIM 1.4.1 and I know 2.0 came out last week.
    Last edited by sting7k; 03-03-2009 at 07:00 PM.
    03-03-2009 06:53 PM
  5. jhamilton3's Avatar
    a Facebook update to import your friends profile pics to the contact pics like the new version of Facebook for BB would be great..
    03-03-2009 08:47 PM
  6. rbwilson's Avatar
    I've been having the same incorrect update information showing up on my Iphone 3G: As many as 12 apps (which are actually current on the Iphone) show up when I select the "Updates" button of the App Store tool. Selecting any of them from the indicated list shows a grayed-out "installed" button, indicating no need to update. If I close and reopen the App Store and select updates, I get just an "All Apps are up to date" indication. This is continuing to occur. I am running software version 2.1.1 (not unlocked, not jailbroken).
    03-03-2009 08:53 PM
  7. rknowlt's Avatar
    I just started a thread about this a day or two ago. Same thing has been happening to me. Glad to hear I'm the only one. I haven't found a cure for this weird behavior yet myself.
    03-03-2009 09:42 PM
  8. kittycatspawz#IM's Avatar
    I've been having the same issue, but, only with a couple of apps. Yesterday, I thought it was weird it happened with 2 or 3 of mine. Since I'm so new to the iPhone, I thought it musta been something I did.

    Glad to know it wasn't "me!" lol!
    03-03-2009 09:48 PM
  9. Duvi's Avatar
    Same here... I keep getting 4-5, but when I go in, I only see 1 update (shazam as I do not want more ads)
    03-03-2009 09:55 PM
  10. chudinka's Avatar
    a Facebook update to import your friends profile pics to the contact pics like the new version of Facebook for BB would be great..
    there are apps that can do that
    one is free
    just search facebook and you'll find it
    03-03-2009 10:52 PM
  11. Nellybelly333's Avatar
    Same issue here...
    03-03-2009 11:11 PM
  12. jhamilton3's Avatar
    there are apps that can do that
    one is free
    just search facebook and you'll find it
    I found one called photo phonebook, is this what you are talking about?
    03-03-2009 11:48 PM
  13. jamesus's Avatar
    Same issue here...
    03-04-2009 04:19 PM
  14. jhamilton3's Avatar
    Mine seems to be working properly..
    03-04-2009 04:38 PM
  15. rknowlt's Avatar
    Looks like this is a pretty prevalent issue. I'm wondering what is causing this problem for so many of us?
    03-04-2009 10:54 PM
  16. Voltaic Shock's Avatar
    Yep happens to me too.
    03-05-2009 02:13 PM
  17. Jeremy's Avatar
    It happens every so often. Have any of you tried updating your apps via iTunes and then syncing? May solve the issue. May not - worth a shot.
    03-05-2009 02:15 PM
  18. Voltaic Shock's Avatar
    It happens every so often. Have any of you tried updating your apps via iTunes and then syncing? May solve the issue. May not - worth a shot.
    I have done that and the other day it said I had 7 updates then they disappeared then came back - :P
    03-05-2009 02:24 PM
  19. Jeremy's Avatar
    I have done that and the other day it said I had 7 updates then they disappeared then came back - :P
    I can't win them all.
    03-05-2009 02:25 PM
  20. burnsaa's Avatar
    ditto for me they will randomly go away it seems like that happens when im on my wifi network but then comes back when on edge (I have an original iPhone) I havent done any testing on this theory but its just what I'm noticing. I wonder how many other people are having this issue?
    03-05-2009 04:14 PM
  21. jamesus's Avatar
    I can't win them all.
    Really? That's news to me!!!
    03-05-2009 05:07 PM
  22. sting7k's Avatar
    I think this is a wide reaching issue, there are several threads in Apple's forums with people saying they have the same problems. I am now getting totally random numbers of "updates" through the app store on the iPhone and iTunes on my computer. All of them are out dated apps.
    03-06-2009 11:09 AM
  23. keithp318's Avatar
    This has been happening to me too. It's seems after I close then re-open the app store, the issue goes away. Then a couple of days later, it happens again.
    Same here. Just open the updates and exit out.
    03-08-2009 05:11 AM
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