The workaround suggested (going via "Purchased") does update the app, but the system is broken. One more comment - I strongly advice against trying the auto-update approach.I have a few apps that I rely on every day, and a couple became useless after being updated.But the notifications remained for several weeks after the release of i OS 7.... This is an absolutely ridiculous situation and I'm frankly surprised that Apple let this one get through. Does anyone know a reason why an update that includes ios 8 support should not be allowed on an ios 7 device?Guys, to those saying use auto update, that does not work either. It may be that I hadn't updated to latest version of ios7 prior to ios8 release. If it's a problem, why can't the app store simply not list such updates? i Phone i Pad Software Update Server Could Not Be Contacted 30. For example, you can’t upgrade i Phone 5 to i OS 11. And every time i OS updating, this serial problems always exist. Check if your devices support i OS 11, because Apple would leave some old devices behind when newest i OS generation coming.
For more details to work around these software update failed, unable to upgrade, and an error occurred installing i OS 11, refer to this guide post: How to Fix An Error Occurred Installing i OS 11 After downloading i OS 11 updating files, there will be a verifying update step. So if the amount of your photos, videos, music, or others, are extremely large, it would be costing much time. To deactivate a widget, tap the red circle with the white line and tap Remove. Use an Apple-matched USB cable, and don't use any cheap low quality cables. Check and make sure your USB cables is not damaged. An error occurred installing i OS 11.1 (or 11)" issue is kind of universal. Press and hold both the power button and the Home buttons and continue holding until the Apple logo appears. An error occurred downloading i OS 11.1 (or 11)", or "Software Update Failed. Surely, you can also refer to this tutorial to clean up space: How to Clean up i Phone i Pad i Pod for i OS 11 updating Tip 1. Updated the i Phone 5 to i OS8, and it updates just fine... I went through the update descriptions one at a time and skipped all that had "ios 8" in the description.My guess is that Apple somehow stopped allowing anything than the latest i OS7 to update apps with a strange side effect of opening the app instead of presenting some kind of error. For each of the other updates, I switched to the "Purchase" tab and found that app and pressed "Open".