App Store Won’t download, Install & Update Apps on iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X

🗓️ November 19, 2020 By ✍️ Jaysukh patelHere I find out and write some important basic points. That will notice and check after getting this error for download, Install and update apps on iPhone 8, iPhone Plus and iPhone X. Apple’s most powerful security maybe behind the reason apps won’t download or install or update on your new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, iPhone X or any other old model iPhone.

Newly redesigned app store in iOS 11 makes most of the user in trouble to download and update applications and existing apps in your iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X models.

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App Store won't download, Install & update apps on iPhone 8, 8 plus and iPhone x

Most common app store problems and fix for waiting for download install or update: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X

For iPhone X

iPhone X users can use Face ID for download app from the app store or iTunes. for that, we must enable Face ID on iPhone X.

Once you activate or enable Face ID on iPhone X, To Validate or invoke Face ID for Download app on App Store, Double Tap on Side button. And Scan your Face to validate. Get how to enable Face ID on iPhone X for app Store app download.

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Always check new software update

This is the basic way to check and get rid of about error and bug fix automatically with New upcoming updates given by Apple official from the settings app.

To check this update go to the settings app > general > software update.

WiFi stopped or not working

Users reported WiFi access from control center not working correctly that means if I enable WiFi from Control Center, but it’s not turn on from settings or not appear WiFi icon on top status menu bar.

So I recommend to turn on wi-fi wants from settings go to the settings have Wi-Fi and turn on WiFi.

If WiFi is already enabled then try to disable WiFi re-enable after that immediately check its working by surfing on Safari.

Alternatively, we can use cellular data for update apps

People are set a turn off auto updates for Cellular data plan here is the setting check out and remove the restriction if already enabled.

tap Cellular to turn on data for App Store iOS 11 or later iPhone and ipad

Go to the settings app and cellular scroll down and find install make it in a bowl that means now you can use the app store on cellular data.

Insufficient storage space

Storage is a big issue for all on all iOS devices and Mac devices. That’s why here are the simple tricks that immediately make some free space for download applications right now. Here are the settings that can manage iPhone storage automatically by some necessary settings on the iPhone storage.

Yeah, we can see full details with category used by different types of data.

  • iCloud photo library
  • Offload used apps
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2 Mange iPhone Storage in iOS 11

The iCloud photo library is one of the biggest space making settings, after enabling these gigabytes of storage automatically free up by uploading all the photos in iCloud storage.

Another one is of your own used apps that means if I enable, all the unused apps automatically delete and without loss documents and data that we can be used while we install App again in future.

Useful: how-to Offload Unused apps.

Verify your Apple ID and password

We can use different Apple ID for iCloud storage and App Store apps.  Facing any issue for downloading Paid or free apps from the App Store on iPhone, iPad.

Go to the settings app tap on a profile slide down and see the option for iCloud and iTunes App Store if you use differently.

user information into settings app to view Apple ID and other information

Also if you are using single Apple ID for both the services can SignOut once and log in again.

Unable to Verify Touch ID

Enable Touch ID for purchase app or download a free app. Go to the Settings > Touch ID & Passcode > Enable Touch ID for App Store.

Restart or force reboot

To soft reset press and hold side button or sleep wake button until you see the slide to log off option on the screen.

For hard reset or reboot:  press and hold below input buttons at once until you see Apple logo on screen after that release all the buttons.

iPhone 8 Plus/8 Plus/iPhone X:

1: Press and Quickly Release Volume Up button,
2: Press and Quickly Release Volume Down Button,
3: Press and Hold Side Button until you see the Apple logo on Screen.

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To Start iPhone, Again press Side button until Startup apple logo on the screen.

Get More: Restart, Force Reboot iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X.

iPhone 6 and below: press sleep wake button plus home button

1 Name of Button on iPhone 7 7 Plus iPhone 6 6 Plus iPhone

Turn on your iPhone use Sleep/Wake or power button or button side button on iPhone 8, 8 plus, iPhone X

Reset all settings

Go to the settings have general scroll down to the reset and reset all settings.

Check and update on the latest time zone

Wrong date and time might be causing the issue for connecting Apple Server. I would like to re-command set date and time automatically from your settings app go to the settings > general > date and time > date and time under the settings automatically.

4 Set date auto schedule time on iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

Check the Apple server status for the app store

What are the most common issues and problems while downloading apps from App Store and install or update on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X?

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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