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How To Disable Automatic App Updates on Android Devices

Automatic app updates on Android devices can be a time-saver if you feel lazy to manually selecting and updating your apps. However, if not properly configured, it might do more harm than good. For example, if you have mistakenly turned on automatic updates on mobile data plans, you might find your entire data consumed. Automatic update of a big game can eat up your monthly data plan. That’s why it’s always good to configure automatic app updates in your smartphone as soon as you get it. If you don’t know how to do that follow along as we show you how you can disable automatic updates in Android devices:

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Note: While this article is being written for MIUI devices, the method works on any and all Android devices.

How To Disable Automatic App Updates on Android Devices

Well, disabling automatic app updates is pretty easy and you will be able to do in just a few seconds. Just follow the below steps and get it done:

  1. Launch the Google Play Store app and tap on the hamburger menu marked in the picture below. Now, tap on “Settings”.

Automatic app updates 12. Here, tap on the “Auto-update apps” setting. As you can see you will be provided with three options. Select the first option to disable the auto-update of apps.

2. automatic app updates

While you need to select the first option to disable automatic updates. If you have an unlimited WiFi plan at home or office, I would suggest that you select the third option which is “Auto-update apps over WiFi only”. This way, not only you won’t find app updates eating your mobile data plans but you won’t have to install the app updates manually either.

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