What's the blue dot by the app name?

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  1. jwt873

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    I've noticed that some apps have a blue dot on the left side of the app name under the icon. The blue dot comes and goes. Yesterday I had one next to my DropBox app and today I have a dot next to my Shazam app. Not only that, but today the dot next to my DropBox app is gone.

    Below is a snip of four icons from a page on my iPad Air screen. You can see the dot next to the Shazam app.

    What in the world does the blue dot signify?

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    That means that the app hasn't been opened since the last time it was updated. The blue dot will disappear after you open and close the the app.
     
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    Ah.. That's exactly it. Thanks!
     
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    You're welcome. We're glad to help.
     

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