How to Stop Apps From Automatic Updates in Android (All Versions)

Last Updated on July 1, 2020 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to enable or turn off automatic app updates on Android Lollipop 5.1.2, Marshmallow 6.0 to the latest version. By default automatically updated the apps from Google play store when Wi-Fi or mobile data is available. Three options for automatic app updates in your Android device including when only Wi-Fi available, auto-update apps at any time means without Wi-Fi mobile data charges may apply and do not auto-update apps. Also, an uninstall app date anytime on your android devices.

You can set different notifications for turn off auto-update apps from Google play store. Also, enable or disable auto-updates notifications when app updates are available on your device. Download Android apps for Google play store on your Android phone or tablet. Follow below-given steps to disable automatic app updates in Android Lollipop 5.1.2 and Android 6.0 Marshmallow devices.

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How to Disable Automatic App Updates in Android Lollipop 5.1.2

Step 1: Open the “Play Store” app on your Android Lollipop 5.1.2 devices.

Turn off auto update app notificaitons

Step 2: Tap on the “Three horizontal lines” on the top left side corner.

Tap on Settings option

Step 3: Tap on “Settings”.

Tap on Auto update apps in settings

Step 4: Tap on “Auto-update apps” under the general section.

How to disable automatic app updates in android lollipop

You can see above screen on your android phone or tablet

 Step 5: Choose the “Do not auto-update apps” to disable or turn off automatic updates in the Android Lollipop and other devices. That’s all.

You can also set auto-update app notifications on your android device. Show the below image.

Turn of auto update app notifications on android

By default when app updates are available in your android device then you can see the notifications of app updates and also notify when apps are automatically updated. To turn off automatic app updates notifications on lollipop device just unchecked the box of “app updates available”.

Alternative Way (Latest Android OS): Play Store > Three horizontal lines at the top left corner > Settings > Auto-update apps under the general section > Don’t auto-update apps

How to Set App Download Preference on Android 10 and 9 Pie

You can change the settings for the download app from the play store on your device using a mobile data network or Wi-Fi network.

Open Play Store app > Three horizontal lines at top left corner > Settings > General > App download preference > Over any network (Data charges may apply)/ Over Wi-Fi only/Ask me every time

Above you can see the complete guide to enable or disable automatic app updates in Android Lollipop 5.1 devices. Did you find the above process helpful? Don’t hesitate to let me know in below comment box. Connect with us for the latest Android updates.

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