Update Apps Without Leaving The App Store In iOS 5

News | Friday August 19 2011 4:22 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

from the App Store on your iOS device, you are taken to the home screen and have to wait for the new version of the app to be downloaded and installed, while you watch the animated progress bar. We’ve always found the user experience quite annoying, especially if you want to update more than one app.
Thankfully, Apple has improved the user experience in
 that was seeded to developers yesterday.
button in iOS 5 beta 6, the new version of the app is downloaded and installed in the background, thus offering a much better user experience.
After navigating to app that needs to be updated within the App Store Updates page, simply clicking the Update button will now result in the app being updated behind the scenes. Once finished, the button will convert into an Installed label. 
list, which displays all the apps that you have purchased from the
Apps that are not installed are listed with an iCloud icon that enables you to “install from the cloud,” and previously installed apps are listed as such. 
However, apps that have a pending update are now given the same Update button, and clicking it will similarly update the app in the background, without dropping the user out of the App Store.  
option to update all the apps in one go then there is no change, tapping on the
button takes you to the home screen and you see the animated progress bars of the app updates getting downloaded and installed, which probably is fine.
Let us know what you think about this change in the comments below.

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