iPad's App Store now supports filtering

iPad's App Store now supports filtering

If you have ever delved into the depths of the App Store looking for an app for a particular task, you might have spent hours looking through different apps before you find the right one. Apple heard your woes and without much noise added filtering to the iPad's App Store making those searches quicker and more precise saving precious time.

With the new option, your searches could be additionally filtered by means of category, release date, customer rating, price and device. The filters function as drop-down menus and can be combined for better results or reset altogether with a single tap.

The update doesn't end on the filtering – iPad's App Store changes the button on previously downloaded and removed apps to “Install” instead of the previous “Buy.” Getting previously bought apps was always free on the App Store, but now with the change in the name of the button, it relieves some of the stress of thinking you might end up paying twice for an app.

So far, the new features are present only on the iPad, but judging from the device filter, they are expected to come on other devices as well. As this is a change in the App Store, you won't need to update anything on your device, just wait for the filters to show up.

source: SlashGear

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1. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

Been waiting for this for over 2 years. Ever since the app store got too big to display every single app like it used to.

2. Matt unregistered

App Store also shows apps that have been purchased but are no longer installed. THANK YOU JESUS. I have been so irritated about that for years not knowing which app I had purchased.

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