If you've already picked up your phone to see that Google Play is going crazy and automatically updating app after app, you might feel your stomach tighten as you see your data store evaporating. It’s easy to solve. We’ll show you how to prevent apps from updating automatically so that Google Play only updates when and how you want.
As a rule, apps installed on Google Play automatically download updates (called automatic update apps) to improve their performance on your tablet or smartphone. As a rule, it's a good thing, but it can Also slow down your phone, use your mobile data, and prevent you from doing other things with your device. This is where manually updating apps can become more convenient.
How to prevent apps from automatically updating in Google Play
1.Open the Google Play Store app and tap the 3-bar menu icon at the top left, then scroll down and choosesettings.
2.In the Play Store settings, tapAutomatically update apps.
3.You will see three options (which can be changed at any time):Do not update apps automatically,automatically update apps at any time.Data charges may apply, andautomatically update apps via Wi-Fi only.
4.Choose the first one. Note that this means that you will still need to manually update all apps in the future. If you still want apps to update automatically, but not on your data connection, select Auto updateapplications via Wi-Fi only.
How to manually update apps in the Play Store
1.If you've asked the Play Store not to update apps automatically, you'll need to do it manually; to update an app manually, you'll need to go to My games and apps in Google Play, open the navigation drawer and select it (from the 3 bar button next to the search bar).
2.You will see a tab of your applications: those that are currently installed on your device and a main list of all the applications that you have already downloaded.install, you will see that the applications are divided into categories:Pending updates,Updatesrcentes.
3. Applications with pending updates are listed at the top. You can choose to install them one at a time or all with the Put All button. day up.
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