In this guide, we will discuss how to redownload Apple apps on iOS 10. If you accidentally deleted an app or if it was removed from your device during an update, don’t worry – it’s easy to get it back. We’ll show you how to navigate the App Store and find the app you need, and explain the steps to reinstall it on your device. With these simple tips, you’ll be able to re-download your favorite apps in no time.
Understanding the App Store on iOS 10
Before diving into the process of redownloading apps on iOS 10, it’s essential to understand how the App Store works. The App Store is a platform created by Apple for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. It’s the primary source of apps for iOS devices, and it’s where you can download and install applications to your device. You can browse through the App Store to find new apps, search for specific ones, and download free or paid apps.
How to Access the App Store on iOS 10
To access the App Store on iOS 10, you’ll need to open the App Store app on your device. The icon for the App Store app is blue with a white letter “A” on it. You can find this app on your home screen or by swiping down on your screen to access the search bar and typing “App Store” into the search field.
How to Download and Install Apps on iOS 10
Once you’ve found the app you want to download, tap the GET or BUY button next to the app’s price. If the app is free, you’ll see a GET button, and if it’s paid, you’ll see a BUY button. After tapping the button, you’ll need to enter your Apple ID and password to confirm the purchase. The app will then begin to download and install on your device.
How to Redownload Apps on iOS 10
If you’ve previously downloaded an app on your iOS 10 device and have since deleted it, you can easily redownload it from the App Store without having to purchase it again. Here’s how:
One key takeaway from this text is that there are multiple ways to redownload Apple apps on iOS 10, either through the App Store, Siri, or iTunes on a computer, and that organizing and managing your app downloads can make it easier to find and use your apps.
Method 1: Using the App Store
- Open the App Store app on your iOS 10 device.
- Tap the Updates tab at the bottom of the screen.
- Tap Purchased at the top of the screen.
- Find the app you want to redownload and tap the Download icon next to it (the cloud icon with the arrow pointing down).
- Enter your Apple ID and password if prompted, and the app will begin to download and install on your device.
Method 2: Using Siri
- Activate Siri on your iOS 10 device by saying “Hey Siri” or pressing and holding the Home button.
- Say “Redownload [app name] from the App Store.”
- Siri will confirm the app name and ask if you want to download it. Say “Yes” or “Ok,” and the app will begin to download and install on your device.
Method 3: Using iTunes on a Computer
- Open iTunes on your computer.
- Click on Account in the menu bar and select Purchased.
- Click on Apps at the top of the screen.
- Find the app you want to redownload and click the Download icon next to it (the cloud icon with the arrow pointing down).
- Connect your iOS 10 device to your computer with a USB cable.
- Click on the iPhone or iPad icon in iTunes.
- Click on Apps in the left-hand menu.
- Find the app you just downloaded and click Install next to it.
- Sync your device, and the app will be installed on your device.
1. App Not Found in Purchased Tab
If you can’t find the app you want to redownload in the Purchased tab of the App Store app, it’s likely that you downloaded the app using a different Apple ID. Check your other Apple IDs to see if the app was downloaded using a different account.
2. App Not Downloading or Installing
If an app isn’t downloading or installing on your iOS 10 device, there are a few things you can try to resolve the issue. First, make sure that your device is connected to Wi-Fi and has enough storage space to download and install the app. If that doesn’t work, try restarting your device or force closing the App Store app and reopening it.
3. App Crashing or Not Working Properly
If an app is crashing or not working properly after you’ve redownloaded it, try deleting the app and reinstalling it. This can often resolve issues with apps that aren’t working correctly. If the problem persists, contact the app developer or Apple support for further assistance.
Tips for Managing Your App Downloads on iOS 10
To make it easier to manage your app downloads on iOS 10, here are a few tips:
1. Keep Your Apps Organized
Organizing your apps into folders can make it easier to find the apps you need quickly. To create a folder, tap and hold on an app icon until it starts to wiggle, then drag it onto another app icon. This will create a folder that you can name and add more apps to.
2. Delete Apps You No Longer Need
Deleting apps that you no longer use can free up storage space on your device and make it easier to find the apps you need. To delete an app, tap and hold on the app icon until it starts to wiggle, then tap the “x” that appears in the corner of the icon.
3. Use Automatic App Updates
Enabling automatic app updates can ensure that your apps are always up to date with the latest features and bug fixes. To enable automatic app updates, go to Settings > iTunes & App Store and turn on the toggle for “Updates” under Automatic Downloads.
FAQs for How to Redownload Apple Apps iOS 10
How do I redownload an app on my iOS 10 device?
To redownload an app on your iOS 10 device, simply go to the App Store and search for the app you want to download. Once you find it, click on the download/install button and the app will start downloading onto your device. You can also access the App Store by clicking on the App Store icon on your device’s home screen.
What do I do if I can’t find the app I want to redownload on the App Store?
If you cannot find the app you want to redownload on the App Store, it may be because the app is no longer available on the store. In this case, you will not be able to redownload the app onto your iOS 10 device. Additionally, you may want to check with the app developer or the App Store support team to confirm if the app is still available for download.
How do I redownload Apple apps that were pre-installed on my device?
If you deleted an Apple app that was pre-installed on your iOS 10 device, you can redownload it from the App Store. Simply search for the app in the App Store and click on the download/install button. Apple apps such as Safari, Calendar, or Music that were pre-installed cannot be deleted completely, but you can remove them from your home screen.
What if I don’t remember my Apple ID password?
If you don’t remember your Apple ID password, you can reset it by going to the Apple ID website and following the instructions provided. Alternatively, you can also use the Apple Support app, which provides assistance for issues related to iPhone, iPad, Mac, and more. The app also provides a way to reset your password or to contact support for additional help.
Can I redownload an older version of an app that is no longer available on the App Store?
If an app is no longer available on the App Store, you will not be able to redownload it onto your iOS 10 device. Additionally, newer versions of apps may not be compatible with older versions of iOS. However, if you had previously downloaded an older version of the app, you may be able to sync it to your iOS 10 device using iTunes on your computer.