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Getting rid of update in iBookstore

435 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jul 13, 2013 9:28 AM by sterling r RSS
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The iBookstore on my iPad is showing that there is an update to one of the books I have. Whenever I visit the bookstore to download the update I'm being told that it has already been downloaded and there isn't anything else I can do. I am not sure how to remove the "1" in a red circle that appears at the bottom of the screen next to the purchased tab.

iPad 2, iOS 6.1.4
  • sterling r Community Specialists Community Specialists (3,240 points)
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    Jul 13, 2013 9:28 AM (in response to idontknow_idk)

    Hello idontknow_idk,


    I would suggest a few things. First close all the apps with this article:

    iOS: Force an app to close

    1. From the Home screen, click the Home button twice.
    2. Tap and hold on the app.
    3. When it starts to jiggle, tap the - to close it.
    4. Double-click the Home button and try opening the app again.


    If the issue persists I recommend restarting the iPad:

    iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: Turning off and on (restarting) and resetting


    Restarting your device

    1. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button for a few seconds until the red "slide to power off" slider appears, and then slide the slider.
    2. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.


    And as a last resort you can delete the book and download it again free of charge using this:

    Downloading past purchases from the App Store, iBookstore, and iTunes Store





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