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'all apps are up to date'

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paniva Calculating status...
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Sep 18, 2013 7:36 PM

i suppose to have some apps to be update, but when i open the update tab in the appstore, it shows 'all apps are up to date'. anyone knows how to fix this?

iPhone 5, iOS 6.1
  • waynewat Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 19, 2013 11:41 AM (in response to paniva)

    I see exactly the same problem on 6.1.3 with most recent update. There are appox 7 apps to be updated but upon opening the appstore none of them appear.

  • Tgara Level 4 Level 4 (3,540 points)
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    Sep 19, 2013 11:50 AM (in response to waynewat)

    I noticed the same thing.  When I tried updating apps using iTunes, I got a message that said certain apps could not be updated because I was not using the required operating system on my device.  I am currently using 6.1.3 on my iPhone 4S and iPad 2, so I assume the message meant I needed to upgrade to iOS 7 first.  I suggest that you first upgrade your OS to iOS7, then upgrade the apps.

  • ceazer9136 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 19, 2013 11:53 AM (in response to paniva)

    I have IOS7 and it doesnt let me update my apps either

  • stillw Calculating status...
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    Sep 22, 2013 1:16 PM (in response to paniva)

    App icon says multiple apps need updates.

    App Store says no updates available.

    Running 6.1.4

  • Les-UK Calculating status...
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    Sep 23, 2013 4:32 AM (in response to paniva)

    I get the same problem. Using IOS 6.1.3. On my PC in iTunes, I have to click "Check for updates" several times and occasionally I have to restart iTunes to get it to show the updates (I know there are some there because there is one app I never update). I'm having the same problem on my iPhone 4 and iPad 3. They often show no updates available but if I go into the list of purchased apps, some show that an update is available. It usually sorts itself out if I close and restart the App Store a few times. There are two apps which are only IOS 7 compatible (which I know I can't get) but there are definitely others which only need IOS 6. My WiFi has a strong signal (no problem streaming HD content) and I have a good connection to the internet. This has only started happening in the last week or two. Updated to iTunes but this didn't solve the problem. Very annoying!

  • Uniquified Calculating status...
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    Sep 24, 2013 7:38 AM (in response to paniva)

    I am also having this problem since updating to itunes 11.1 and ios7 on my iphone5. Sometimes itunes gets the apps that need updating correct, other times it thinks they are all updated when they are not. If I had to guess, I would say it's a problem connecting to the store that is not being properly reported. Hope they fix this.

  • leolodreamland Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 24, 2013 1:47 PM (in response to paniva)

    yes on my ipad mini which i haven't updated to 7, it's getting the little red number (9 at the moment) on the appstore icon, but not in the app store - all apps are up to date. i don't want to update to 7 til they sort the audio bugs. from what people are saying that won't sort it anyway.

  • tweety21_au Calculating status...
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    Sep 26, 2013 10:01 PM (in response to paniva)

    Sign in to your itunes account before you check for updates.

  • AJ_Stevens Calculating status...
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    Sep 27, 2013 12:27 AM (in response to paniva)

    I'm another 6.1.4 clinger on my iPhone 5, I'm in no hurry to update and would like to wait for the next update to iOS7 at which point they may have fixed the bugs and remove (or better yet give the option in settings) the more annoying "new features/behaviours".


    As such, like others I have 3 apps which their latest version are iOS7, firstly these developers need a good kicking to require an OS version that's been out like a week or so.


    Secondly, Apple should have this sorted now that the App Store badge notification (the little number in a red bubble) shouldn't include these iOS7 updates that are unavailable. I have to see if the badge is greater than 3 (until some other Dev does an iOS 7 only update.


    Finally, for the first week of iOS 7, my 6.1.4 iPhone 5 would say I had a tonne of updates in the badge but opening it gave a blank list?!


    Checking the "Purchased" clickable option listed all my apps (in seemingly no order whatsoever), scrolling down I found the 3 iOS 7 only culprits as well as a load of other apps I could update.


    I had to repeat this constantly, luckily the last few days I have now been getting app update notifications without having to go to purchased page and scroll through. Of course there's still those annoying three apps, my advice, open them from purchased, scroll down to developer, open that, then click the app again from list of developer's apps, now you see their latest iOS 7 version and have the review tab back, now you can leave a review with earache about being iOS 7 only already.


    What a mess Apple, why is it so hard to test this stuff before launch? You're not short of money.

    App developers, iOS 7 only already?! You make me want to slap you, honestly.

  • code.samurai Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 12, 2013 5:08 PM (in response to paniva)

    iTunes 11.1.3 (8)


    Had this exact problem earlier but I solved it.  Tried closing iTunes and refreshing the Apps Updates several times but it was still displaying "All Apps are Up to Date."  What I did was log out of my iTunes account, and then close iTunes.  Run iTunes again and make sure you don't log back into iTunes.  Then viola Check for Updates now displays all 18 apps that needs to be updated. 


    A strange note though, because when I eventually pressed Update All, I had to log back in.  And so my download list now contains all the apps but several minutes later I went back to the Apps > Updates node of iTunes, I looked at it and it said "All Apps are Up to Date."  Even though all my apps are not yet updated, it said that they are up to date.  I'm guessing there's some messy stuff going on where being logged-into iTunes in 11.1.3 version causes the app version check to fail.  Good luck hope this works for you.

  • gortdromagh Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 16, 2013 3:45 AM (in response to code.samurai)

    Tried your solution code.samurai and had no luck - also tried numerous permutations, still no luck! My God, I detest iTunes, it wastes so much of my time!

  • gortdromagh Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 16, 2013 3:53 AM (in response to AJ_Stevens)

    Just so you know AJ, we developers are at the mercy of decisions made by Apple. I too have an iOS 7 only app and I would dearly love to have it support previous versions but the amount of work that it takes to support older versions of iOS is huge, and xcode only supports a few versions back anyway. In the end, though, this is all driven by the consumer. The consumer demands more bells and whistles, android adds them, iOS lags behind, Apple adds new stuff, developers scurry to catch up, ad infinitum. At least Apple now allows you to download older versions of an app if you have an older version of iOS running - so if you stay on iOS 6 you can still download the iOS 6 compatible version of the apps you own (however, it looks like over 70% of consumers have upgraded to iOS 7 so that's a fading issue anyway).


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