How to Update Apps on Android Phone

Last Updated on January 18, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to update Android apps? Here’s how to update apps on Android phones. Updating apps improve app performance and fixes minor bugs. You can individually update app or update all apps at once using Play store settings. Also, enable auto-update apps over Wi-Fi or any network on your Android devices. Removing or uninstalling unnecessary apps will free up space on your phone.

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How to Update Apps on Android Phones 

Check out the below-given methods to update apps in Android devices.

How to Manually Update Apps Android using Play Store Settings

Step 1: Open the Play store app on your device.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Manage app and device settings on your Android

Step 3: Tap Manage apps & device.

Now, check for app updates available on your phone.

Update Apps Android

Step 4: Tap Update All or See details.

Update Android apps

Step 5: Tap Update to individual update the app or Update all to update all apps.

Alternative Way: Open Play Store app > Profile icon at the upper right corner > Manager apps & device > Manage tab > Update available > Update or Update all.

How to Automatic Update Apps on Android

Step 1: Open the Play store app on your device.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap Settings.

How to Manually Update Apps Android using Play Store Settings

Step 4: Tap Auto-update apps in the Network preferences section.

How to Update Apps on Android Devices

Step 5: Choose from Over any network (Using Mobile data), Over Wi-Fi only, or Don’t auto-update apps and tap Done.

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How to Stop Auto Update App Android

Open App Info on your Android Phone

Step 1: Long-press any app and tap on the i icon or App info.

App Details on Android

Step 2: Scroll down at the end and tap on App details.

Tap More at the top right corner of the App

Step 3: Tap Three vertical dots at the top right corner.

How to Stop Auto Update App Android

Step 4: Uncheck the Enable auto update.

Alternative Way: Open Play Store app > Profile icon at the upper right corner > Settings > Auto-update apps in Network preferences section > Choose Don’t auto-update apps > Done.

How to Set App Download Preferences on Android devices

How to Set App Download Preferences on Android devices

Open Play Store > Profile icon at the top right corner > Settings > App download preference in Network preferences section > Choose from Over any network (Data charges may apply), Over Wi-Fi only, or Don’t auto-update apps and tap Done.

How to Uninstall App Updates on Android Phone

You can uninstall updates for the system apps only. It will replace the app with the factory version. All data will be deleted from your device.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Apps.

Step 3: Tap See all apps.

Step 4: Tap Three vertical dots at the top right corner.

Show System Apps Android Device

Step 5: Tap Show System.

Step 6: Select the App (System Default apps) you want to uninstall updates.

Step 7: Tap Three vertical dots in the upper right corner.

How to Uninstall App Updates on Android Phone

Step 8: Tap Uninstall updates.

Factory reset app on Android

Step 9: Tap OK.

How to Update Apps on Samsung

Using play store settings, you can check app updates Samsung (Pending downloads).

How to Update Apps on Samsung

Open the Play store > Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner > Manage apps & device > Update all > Tap Update or Update all

FAQs:

How do I Update my Android Phone?

To check for Android phone updates or system updates, go to Settings > System > System update > Check for update. Different Android devices have slightly different settings to check for software updates (Depending on your phone model).

Why Can’t I Update my Apps on Android Phone?

If you are facing an app not updating on your Android, make sure to enable auto-app updates on your device or allow mobile data or WiFi network. You can check for the auto-update app by going to Open Play Store app > Profile icon at the upper right corner > Settings > Auto-update apps in Network preferences section > Make sure to choose Over any network. Now, you can update apps using your mobile data or WiFi connection.

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