The apps on your iPhone bring a lot of extra features to your device, and are one of the best parts about having an iPhone. But apps are not perfect when they are released, and will periodically need to be updated with fixes for problems, or to add new features.
Your iPhone 5 has the ability to automatically download app updates in iOS 8, and there are many app updates that might occur without you knowing that it has happened. So if you wish to check and see a list of apps that have recently updated, simply follow the steps outlined below.
Find Out Which Apps Have Recently Updated on Your iPhone 5
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 5, in iOS 8.
This is a helpful thing to know how to find if you have configured your iPhone to automatically install new updates on your device. You can read here to learn how to check if that setting is enabled on your iPhone.
Step 1: Touch the App Store icon.
Step 2: Select the Updates option at the bottom-right corner of your screen.
The recently installed app updates will be listed on this screen, separated by the date on which the last update was installed. You can open any of the apps here by touching the Open button to the right of the app name.
Now that you know how ot see a list of the recent app updates on your iPhone, you can use this information to tell whether or not one of your apps has recently updated.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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