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How to disable app purchases android phone

Last Updated on October 24, 2019 by Bestusefultips

How to enable or disable app purchases android phone or tablet. You can purchase apps, games, movies from Google play store on your android lollipop 5.1.1 and marshmallow 6.0 device. For all purchase through Google play on your device, you must require authentications for purchases. This authentication is always required for purchases through Google play within apps designated for ages 12 and under. You can change app purchases settings using three different options including Every 30 minutes / Never / for all purchases using Google Play Store.

It’s easy to turn off or disable app purchases android phone. In Google play store settings, you can also turn on parental controls feature to set content restrictions for each type of content including apps, games, movies, music etc. Also change settings of auto-update apps, add icon to home screen and user control on your device, Follow below given steps to disable app purchases android phone.

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Step 1: Open “Apps” from home screen

Step 2: Open “Google play store” app


Step 3: Tap on “Three horizontal line” from top of the left side corner


Step 4: Scroll down and tap on “Settings


Step 5: Under user controls, tap on “Require authentication for purchases

disable app purchases android

You can see above screen on your device. By default selected “for all purchases through Google Play on this device” option

Step 6: Choose “Never” want to turn off app purchases on android phone

You can see below screen on your android phone.


Step 7: Enter Google password and press “OK

This disable authentication means unauthorized purchases from play store. You assume responsibility for all purchase. Authentication means some of the information or password must require to purchase from you android phone.

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