For a couple of weeks now, an app I don't own has shown up as an update in the App Store on my iPad (iPad 2, iOS 6.0.1). The app in question is MotionX GPS Drive. I have never purchased it, nor to my knowledge has anyone given it to me as a gift. If I try to update it, an error dialog appears with the message "You can not update this software since you have not owned the major version of this software." Also, when there are other updates I can't use the "Update All" button, as this error stops the others as well (I can, however update them with individual buttons). I've attached a screen shot for reference.
Rebooting the iPad has no effect. Signing out and in of the App Store has no effect. The update does not appear in iTunes on the computer I sync the iPad with. The app does not show up in "Purchased" either in iTunes on the computer or in the App Store on the iPad.
It's a minor annoyance, but an annoyance nonetheless. I would like to avoid restoring from backup if possible. Is there anything else I can try? Thanks in advance. The screen shot is below:
In my case, this is now resolved. Doing a spotlight search on the ipad for the word "motionx" yielded an unrelated app called "XLCamera® - Universal," iTunes link (Canada): https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/xlcamera-universal/id441038999?mt=8
The names and developers don't have anything to do with each other, and so it shouldn't have even shown up in the search. Removing it and restarting the iPad caused the update for "Motionx GPS Drive" to disappear. I made no other changes. The reboot might not have been necessary. I didn't check before rebooting.
It was also easy to reproduce on my iPad: I reinstalled XLCamera from the app store and checked updates immediately thereafter. Motionx GPS Drive was there. Removing XLCamera again removed the update for Motionx GPS Drive.
The suggestion to do a search on the iPad came from an Apple Support Rep. Thanks to her!
Message was edited by: SB42 for clarity