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[Issue Fixed] iPad Won't Update Apps

Generally speaking, updating app on iOS device is as simple as tapping a few buttons. But recently I’ve seen some users reporting can’t update apps on iPad. If you're experiencing this problem and your Internet connection is working fine, you’ve come to the right place. There are 5 methods covered in this post guiding you to resolve iPad apps won't update on iPad iPadOS 13.

How to Fix iPad Won't Update Apps iOS 13

Way 1: Turn the iPad Off & Then Back on

A simple step that can solve many problems on the iPad is to restart the iPad. To do so:

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  • 1. Press and hold either volume button and the Top button until the power off slider appears.
  • 2. Drag the slider to power off your iPad.
  • 3. To turn your iPad back on, press and hold the Top button until you see the Apple logo.

How to restart iPad with a Home button

  • 1. Press and hold the Top button until the power off slider appears.
  • 2. Drag the slider to power off your iPad.
  • 3. To turn your iPad back on, press and hold the Top button until you see the Apple logo.
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Way 2: Manually Update Apps on iPad

If iPad apps not updating automatically, then you can manually update them by opening the App Store and clicking on Updates and Update All or something else instead. This is not really a fix when your iPad won't update apps or the updates button grayed out

Way 3: Update Apps with iTunes (computer) and Sync to iPad

If an app won't update on your iPad, try doing it through iTunes. Updating this way is pretty simple:

  1. 1. On your computer, launch iTunes.
  2. 2. Select Apps from the drop-down menu at the top left. Click Updates just beneath the top window.
  3. 3. Single-click the icon of the app you want to update.
  4. 4. In the section that opens, click the Update button.

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  5. 5. When the app has updated, sync your iPad like normal and install the updated app.

Way 4: Enable Auto-update on Your iPad

Automatic App updates feature will push your iOS device to update Application automatically when new version available. On behalf of new technology and features, the developers always keep apps up to date with the small or big update because it cares your privacy, Security and improved the user interface.

Setting>iTunes and App Store>AUTOMATIC DOWNLOADS>Updates>On

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Way 5: Ultimate Fix to Solve Apps Won’t Update on iPad Pro/Air/mini

If all these above solutions don’t work for you, then it’s possible that there is something wrong with the iPad system. To repair the operating system, using a third-party tool like UltFone iOS System Repair is a wise choice, which aims to help you fix various iOS system stuck/errors without data loss. Follow the tutorial below to repair iPad system to fix the iPhone/iPad won’t update apps without data loss.

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  • Step 1 Connect your iPad to computer with USB cable. Click “Repair Operating System” option in the main interface to enter system recovery screen.

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  • Step 2 Then select “Fix Now” to start the operating system fix.

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  • Step 3 After that, click “Download” button to start downloading the firmware package online.

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  • Step 4 Once the firmware package is downloaded completed and successfully. Click “Start Repair” to start system recovery.

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The Bottom Line

Here you have it: 5 methods to fix iPad not receiving apps updating on iOS 13/12/11/10. Let me know in the comments if it works for you or if you have another solution to the issue.

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