If you have an unlimited data plan, you could take automatic updates a step further to enable app updates on cellular data.How to enable automatic updates on Android Follow these steps to enable automatic updates on Android: Remember, as Google informs you with the latter one, app updates will be downloaded over mobile data, which will eat into your cellular plan. Any apps that demand new permissions with their updates will need your permission to update, even if the auto-update option is turned on.Updates can also change the way apps behave, so you may simply prefer to stick with the versions you're used to, and decide for yourself when it's time to upgrade.
Other apps will continue to be updated automatically.How to disable automatic updates for all apps on Android To stay away from the auto-update feature completely, follow these instructions to disable automatic app updates on Android: option.Most times, app developers push out updates for ‘bug fixes’, and that doesn’t really need your attention.You’ve got better things to do with your life, like spending all the time watching cat videos on You Tube, or binge-watching the next season of your favourite show on Netflix. That’s why on Android, the default instruction for Google Play is to auto-update apps over Wi-Fi networks.How to Disable or Enable Automatic App Updates on i OSHow to disable automatic updates for a specific app on Android If you prefer the ways of auto-update, but would like to prevent certain app(s) from doing so, here are the instructions to disable automatic updates for a specific app: That’s all.
From now on, that app won’t update unless you open the Play Store, and instruct it to do so.But thanks to a post on Android Central, we now know how to force the Play Store app to check for updates. Launch the Play Store, slide out the menu and tap on Settings.From there, scroll to the very bottom of the list where you will find a "Build Number" entry - tap on it.Step two Apps for which updates are available will automatically appear at the top of the list, with a green Update label icon to the right of each app.To install the latest version of this app, simply tap on its list entry, then pressing the Update button on the next screen. You can also choose to update all apps at once by tapping the large Update All button at the top of the list.No matter the case, it's always nice to know you're running the latest version of the app.