How to Update Apps in iTunes 12

Summary

Want to update iPhone/iPad apps through iTunes? Read this guide to see how to update apps in iTunes 12.

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Dec. 06, 2016

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Apple makes it easy for us to update apps on iPhone directly. But sometimes you may like to update apps in iTunes on computer when the Wi-Fi connectivity is not stable. To help you out, here in this guide we will show you the detailed steps about how to update apps through the latest iTunes 12.

Also Read: How to Update iPhone via iTunes >

How to Update Apps through iTunes on Computer

Step 1. Open iTunes > Connect your iPhone/iPad to iTunes.

Step 2. Go to the left side drop down menu > Choose Apps. You can click on Edit Menu…if there is no Apps option.

How to Update Apps in iTunes – Step 2

How to Update Apps in iTunes – Step 2

Step 3. Choose iPhone Apps or iPad Apps under Library > Click on Updates option on the top > Then you will see all the updates that are available > You can choose to Update All Apps or right click the apps you want to update. You can also left click the app to learn the new features.

How to Update Apps in iTunes – Step 3

How to Update Apps in iTunes – Step 3

Step 4. Click your device tab > Choose Apps under Settings > Click Update option next to the app > Click on Apply.

How to Update Apps in iTunes – Step 4

How to Update Apps in iTunes – Step 4

Note: If you cannot find the apps you want to update in Step 3, then click your device tab > Apps > Click on Sync to sync apps from iPhone firstly.

Also Read: The Most Common iTunes 12 Syncing Issues and Solutions >

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The Bottom Line

Hope this guide can help you update apps through iTunes 12 successfully. If you like this guide, please share it to help more people. And do not forget to have a try on AnyTrans, it will not let you down.

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