How to stop automatic app updates on your phone

1. How to stop Automatic App Updates on your Android phone

Step 1: Open the Google Play Store on your Android phone.

Step 1: Tap the hamburger menu icon in the top left-hand corner.

Step 3: Scroll down and tap Settings.

Step 4: Scroll down and tap on Auto-update apps.

Step 5: Select Don’t auto-update apps.

Step 6: Tap Done.

Once completed, your apps will no longer automatically update without your input. However, we would recommend going through the app list every once in a while and manually updating apps you regularly use. This is because developers release updates for bug fixes and add more features.

2. How to Stop Automatic App Updates on iPhone and iPad

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Tap on iTunes & App Store.

Step 3: From the Automatic Downloads section, find the Updates option and turn it off.

Now, none of the apps on your iPhone or iPad will update on its own.

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