View and Redownload Purchased Apps in iOS 11: Since the release date of the new iOS 11 is on the horizon, the Internet has been abuzz with all the news and features of this latest and most secure Apple operating system. The App Store, for instance, has seen a lot of modifications, most of which has been well received. It is now easier to access apps and games. However, the “Purchased” option has now been removed from the “Updates” section. If you want to view and re-download purchased apps in iOS 11, you must visit your “iCloud” profile, which you will find inside the “App Store.”
How to View and Re-download Purchased Apps in iOS 11 on iPhone/ iPad
Once you have accessed your “iCloud” profile, you will be able to access all your past purchases, and also re-download them. You can also access all the apps which you have purchased but which may not be present on your device. These are the steps which you have to follow.
Steps to View All Purchased Apps on Your iPhone and iPad
In order to re-download purchased apps on iPad or iPhone (iOS 11-enabled), you must first be able to access them. If you are not sure whether your device supports the latest iOS 11, be sure to check out our compatibility guide. The steps to view all purchased apps in iPhone or iPad in iOS 11 are mentioned below.
Step 1# Go to the App Store on your iOS 11-enabled device.
Step 2# You will now have to tap on your profile picture. You will find your profile picture on the top right corner of the device. Also be sure to sign in to your iCloud account. If you haven’t signed in yet, do it right away before beginning the next step.
Step 3# Tap on Purchased.
Step 4# Under the Purchased option, you will find a list of all purchased apps on the device you are using.
Step 5# You might have purchased some apps which are not located on the device you are currently using. To access all of your purchased apps located on a different device, you will need to tap on Not on This iPhone/iPad. Tapping this will display all of the apps which you have purchased using the same Apple ID.
Method to Re-Download Purchased Apps on iOS 11
Now that you have accessed all of your purchased apps on your iOS 11-enabled iPhone or iPad, you are ready to re-download all of your previously purchased apps. Here are the steps you need to follow.
Step 1# Open the App Store.
Step 2# Navigate to your profile picture on the top right-hand corner
Step 3# Tap on Purchased.
Step 4# You will now find a list of all the apps which you have purchased.
Step 5# In case you wish to access all your purchased apps on a different device, click on Not on This iPhone.
Step 6# Tap on the re-download symbol (it looks like a cloud) just next to the app which you wish to re-download.
You can now easily view and re-download purchased apps in iOS 11. In case any of your previously installed apps have malfunctioned or are facing other issues, you might want to follow these steps. Also, in case you do not like the iOS 11 experience and wish to downgrade back to the iOS 10, you can do that very easily as well. Lastly, you are more than welcome to ask us any questions you might have or air any tricks or tips you wish to share.