App stuck in install mode 3 days

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    Well like it says I had downloaded an app and have had it for quite a while, then the other day it had an update - so I went there tapped on update. Now it won't do anything, I deleted it from my apps but it is STILL stuck on update mode. The install block is greyed out and it has stayed that way for three days! Suggestions anyone?

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    Good morning, try doing a reset ie hold down the home key and on/ off button until the white apple logo appears. That should resolve the issue.


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    I tried that, anymore ideas? Maybe I just have to wait for the company to get my feedback. The App Store gave that to me as a last resort, thanks,squib

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    Hi Squib--I just deleted your other post as it was a duplicate of this one.

    I'll also move this to the Help section for you and also post that I have responded to this thread in your other thread on deletions.

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    http://ipadacademy.com/2012/06/how-to-solve-the-problem-of-an-ipad-app-download-stuck-on-waiting

    Here is one place to go if this happens to you!

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    I've noticed a lot of apps not downloading correctly I thought it may be just me with this issue. I always get an " unable to download at this time" error and its stuck on my home screen not doing anything....

    (Big Business Game App - Player Name: Beaneys / City Name: kêl)
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    It seems to be an IOS problem, so say the app people! Anyway here is what WORKED,!!, YIPPEE ok, I deleted it from my apps, then I went to the App Store and tapped many times on both the upgrade and download tabs, then I went into Settings, iTunes and signed out and then back in again!
    It worked!!! I am pretty sure it was the signing out and back in that did the trick! Oh, you have no idea how HAPPY I am! Thanks, everyone,squib.ca

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    Glad it worked out for you thanks for letting us know.


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