apps "blacked out" on 6s

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by acrahm, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. acrahm macrumors regular

    Mar 12, 2007
    I hoping to find some help on this issue. I got an 6s yesterday and did the typical restore from previous backup (my iphone 6) and now about 1/3 of my apps are "blacked out". I tap on them and get waiting messaging but nothing happens. I have read some ways to fix this is to delete and re-download the app, but i really dont want to do that for about 40 apps. Any other ways to fix this?
  2. lancastor macrumors 6502a

    Jun 25, 2011
    Do you have two various AppleIDs? Were the dark apps bought with an older AppleID?
  3. DredPirateStorm macrumors member


    Mar 18, 2012
    If you don't want to delete and redownload the app I was able to fix this exact problem on my phone by going to the "Purchased" tab in the Store and clicking the download arrow on apps that weren't on my phone.
  4. -Garry- macrumors 6502a


    Oct 23, 2005
    Manchester, UK
  5. joonyaboy macrumors 6502


    Jun 27, 2010
    I reboted phone and then sync again with iTunes. Worked for me.

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