Top 3 Annoying Aspects of Submitting an App Update to the App Store

Here is a top 3 list of the of what I find to be the most frustrating/agonizing/table-flipping/teeth-gnashing aspects of submitting a new app update to the iOS App Store. 

  1. Making new screenshots for the App Store because a UI element was changed.
  2. Making new screenshots for the App Store because a UI element was changed.
  3. Making new screenshots for the App Store because a UI element was changed…

Unable to Run “Update All” or Download specific Apps in iOS App Store

Ran into an annoying issue on my iPhone where I would get an error pressing the “Update All” in the App Store. It would act like it was going to start downloading an app(s) but would never prompt for a password and then fail with a generic error asking if you want to retry. Would also get the same error if I tried updating a single app or reinstalling on of the 10 apps needing an update at the time the error started. I could however download other new apps without issue.

Had a similar issues a while back so I gave that same solution a try and that seemed to correct the problem. Not sure what it is but I seem to be a stone cold iPhone-App-Store-database mangler, iExplorer is a lifesaver.

Cut Off Titles On iOS App Store Are Annoy…

Not sure if smaller text or word wrapping are considered not stylish but if an app title is longer than 20 characters in the iOS App Store it gets truncated. Call me old fashioned but I wouldn’t mind seeing the full title of an app before buying it. Here are 3 examples all taken from the Featured/New section of the App Store:

Del? Plus what? Sup with you?