How to Automatically Install App Updates in iOS 7 on the iPad 2

Installing app updates is an easy thing to overlook, especially on a device like the iPad that you might not use very often.

This can lead to situations where you have many app updates to install, thus potentially preventing you from using certain apps until they have been updated.

Fortunately, iOS 7 includes a feature that allows you to install app updates automatically, so if you think this is something that would make your life easier, continue reading below to learn how to automatically install your app updates on the iPad.

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Install Updates Automatically in iOS 7

Note that this is not a good option if you like to manually check what each app update contains or if you have purposely been putting off an app install because it will remove or add a feature that you do not want.

Enabling this feature will cause all available app updates to install. Once you are sure that you are comfortable with this setting, you can follow the steps below to enable it.

Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

open the settings menu

Step 2: Select the iTunes and App Store option at the left side of the screen.

open the itunes and app store menu

Step 3: Move the slider to the right of Updates in the Automatic Downloads section from the left to the right. When the setting is enabled, there will be green shading around the slider button.

how to automatically update apps in ios 7 on the ipad 2

Now that you know how to automatically install app updates on your IPad, you won’t need to worry about dealing with this manually so that you can keep your apps up to date.

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You can adjust the same setting on your iPhone 5 by reading this article.

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