Google Play Store disable automatic updates - that's it

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asked Dec 15, 2016 by Manhattan (173,760 points)
How can I disable the automatic updates in the Google Play Store so that the new app updates are not immediately downloaded?

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answered Dec 15, 2016 by Manhattan (173,760 points)

This question came up again and again in the questions, so we have here a brief guide to the topic have created. So if you want to disable automatic updates in the Play Store, simply follow the steps in the instructions below. The procedure works on all smartphones with the popular Android versions such as 5.0 Lollipop or 4.4 KitKat.The Play Store has often been a topic on our side and you can only mention how much the app has developed over the last few years and months. Today you can find millions of apps for almost every application you can imagine. From simple tools like a flashlight or a simple mirror app to elaborate 3D games is just about everything you can imagine. But even when the app itself is very intuitive to use and actually runs very smoothly and without major errors, except for the occurring every now and then "Check connection and try again" error , it was mainly a question that we could see quite often and This was as follows. How do I disable automatic updates in the Google Play Store?

This is how you can disable the automatic app updates

Instructions for Android - Turn off automatic app updates

Let's take a look at the important part of this page and we mean turning off the automatic app updates in the Play Store on Android. Even if an app update can make sense and should be made in any case regularly, the automatic function has a disadvantage. Because mostly the update starts, if you just can not use it and especially with older smartphones this can affect the performance.Even if you can adjust that the App updates are only downloaded in the WLAN, this does not affect the fact that the smartphone is still a bit blocked, if the download and the installation of the updates are carried out.

Step by step instructions

  • Take your smartphone to the hand and then open the "Play Store" over the traditional way.
  • Then tap the Menu button on your smartphone or simply click the three dots on the screen in the app and go to the "Settings".
  • Here you will find quite far up the "Automatic app updates" and here you can choose various options.
  • These options include "Do not allow automatic app updates," "Automatically update apps at any time. There may be charges for data transfer "and" Allow automatic app updates only via WLAN ".
  • In this case, you select the first point to deactivate the function and the corresponding setting is already set.

The instructions should be the same for all common smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy S5 / S4 / S3 /, Galaxy Note 4/3, HTC One, Sony Xperia and Co. For further questions or additions to this topic, please write to us via the commentary function.

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