How to disable automatic app update android

disable automatic app update android

If you are using an android phone or tablet you can set for automatic update of apps when your device is online and an update is available.Auto-Updates is a good thing if you are not caring much about app’s “permissions” and you have a lot of free data is available or an unlimited data Wi-Fi plan is there.but if you want to review the permission’s before updating the apps or if u don’t have an unlimited data plan, it’s better to enable or disable automatic app update android setting, Auto-Update either to “Off” or “Wi-fi only”. Here’s how:

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1 – Open Play Store app.

2 – Tap the Options icon in the top left-hand corner of the screen. It looks like three horizontal lines stacked atop one another.

3 – Tap Settings.

4 – Tap Auto-update apps.

5 – Select the Do not auto-update apps option.

6 – (Optional) If you’re ok with the permissions required by all of your installed apps you can select Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only instead of turning off Auto-updates altogether as mentioned in step 5 above.

That’s all. Now all your Apps will be updated in the manner that you have selected above.

If you had selected the option Do not auto-update apps then a notification will come if an update is available for your installed Apps, but you have to update it manually.

If you choose Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only then the available updates will be automatically installed the next time your device connected to a Wi-Fi connection.

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Think now you will be able to enable or disable automatic app update android

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