Apple Store App on iPad Gets Redesign

Apple today updated its Apple Store app on the iPad to introduce a refreshed design that includes a new sidebar. The sidebar on the left side of the screen offers quick access to shopping, Today at Apple sessions, favorites, order history, and more.

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There are also buttons to shop by product so you can navigate to the iPhone, Mac, ‌iPad‌, Apple Watch, and other Apple device options more quickly.

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Apple says that this update also makes it easier to seamlessly add a keyboard or Apple Pencil when shopping for your ‌iPad‌, and it also introduces support for virtual Today at Apple sessions.

Top Rated Comments

Techwatcher Avatar
15 months ago
iPad needs a whole lot more updates than just this.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
contacos Avatar
15 months ago
They need to re-do the whole website too. I still have not figured out how to get to the AirTags besides scrolling all the way down on the Home Screen and then looking for the accessories link somewhere in a wall of text. It’s a pain to switch / navigate between products and accessories if you are so used to any other online store, ever
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jonnyb098 Avatar
15 months ago
Cool....can we get the sidebar on the app store & podcasts apps sometime this year?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kylo83 Avatar
15 months ago
now change the small update box on App Store on iPad
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
geekymcfly Avatar
15 months ago
wish apple allowed the military discount to be attached to the account using the app.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
EmotionalSnow Avatar
15 months ago
Looks good. Now make it available for macOS users, make it possible to use the education store in the app and fix all weird bugs and inconsistencies.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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