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Old Jan 15, 2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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Angry Apps not updating

Anyone noticed that apps that automatically update when activated, like CNBC, Bloomberg or New York Times are not updating? My Times app has not updated since 8 Am this morning and the fCNBC and Bloomberg apps just time out when opening without downloading any data. Wireless system is active and working, so I am looking for assistance or guidance toward a solution.
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 03:56 PM   #2
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 03:59 PM   #3
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ios v 6 - not jailbroken.

Checked other apps and found weather bug wont update on iPad (v3) or iPhone5.
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 04:03 PM   #4
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Reboot the device (hold power down till the power down slider appears)
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Close the app including app store (double click the home button, hold down an app till little - signs appear)
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Reboot the device (hold power down till the power down slider appears)
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Close the app including app store (double click the home button, hold down an app till little - signs appear)
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I did reboot and closed all apps before I posted. This has me baffled!
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The last course of action before a trip to Apple:
Do a DFU restore. It's going to factory reset the OS and everything to like new, then iTunes will restore it. Should be painless, just takes awhile.
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Do a DFU restore. It's going to factory reset the OS and everything to like new, then iTunes will restore it. Should be painless, just takes awhile.
Thanks, I will give that a try, but I dont think it will cure the problem as both the iPhone and iPad are showing the same behavior on the apps. I am wondering if something is amiss in the cloud?
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Could be the app store, sometimes updates can take awhile.
http://www.apple.com/support/systemstatus/
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Could be the app store, sometimes updates can take awhile.
http://www.apple.com/support/systemstatus/
I suppose that is possible, but I can't connect to the app store either. I will try a restore
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I suppose that is possible, but I can't connect to the app store either. I will try a restore
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Is this from your home internet or office, library, college?
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Is this from your home internet or office, library, college?
From office .... will try from home after restore
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That's a pain. We had trouble waiting for Apple to approve our update on our app. A little different then your issue! Both frustrating!

Hopefully you have some luck! If not try rebooting your phone.
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Restored and now working. Thanks for your help!
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