Missing blue dot for updated apps?

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by enigma2k, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. enigma2k
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    I am using iOS7 on my iPhone and iPad and already had some automated updates. I am, however, missing the blue dots next to the updated apps. Only a few apps get them but I can't figure it out why most of the other updated apps don't get it.
     
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  3. RJCP
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    I find the auto-update system hasn't been working very well for the past few days. It's probably launch-time congestion of the servers, but I've turned it off for the time being. I suppose that by next week it should be better.
     
  4. enigma2k
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    The auto update is working fine for me. It is just that it won't show the blue dot for updated apps. Only some few apps have a blue dot.
     
  5. iLunar
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    Is there anyway to have your apps automatically update, but turn the blue dots off?
     
  6. wicker21
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    Seems to be hit and miss for me. Not sure if there is an issue or if there is some logic behind when it does or does not show up.
     
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    No blue dots here but the list of updates did show up in notification center...
     
  9. elistan
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    I don't think the blue dot is for updated apps. I thought it's only for newly installed apps?
     
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    I've been seeing this since the betas. If I update manually the blue dot appears. If I let it auto-update then, there's no dot.

    Nor sure if it is by design or it's a bug.
     
  12. richpuer
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    Can someone pls tell me what the blue dots are for? It's annoying to see some with and some without. Feels unbalanced
     
  13. C DM
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    Just that it's a new/updated version of the app that you haven't opened/used yet.
     
  14. Eckscaliber
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    Sometimes the dot will show up, sometimes it won't. Definitely a bug.
     
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  16. kingdom23
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    Blue dots were showing up yesterday, but today they have disappeared but updates show up in notification centre.

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    Same problem for me as well, guess it is a bug.

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    I just tried that and blue dot does appear when you update manually, but not when auto-update is on.
     

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