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Some applications update frequently, (like Dolphin Browser), but to my needs the current version is clearly enough, barring a major advance of the application. Some applications (like Slacker Radio) remove earlier functionality via updates, in the interest of cleanliness or to strengthen marketing additional features to a subscriber audience. Slacker Radio specifically moved the look-ahead next artist functionality into their pay version.

So, for me, these are 2 cases for specific updates I would prefer never to perform because I am either happy, or just content. Currently I reject selecting Update-All, since they remain in the list, and update my apps one-by-one. Is there a way to tell Market/Google Play to shield them from the update list on a semi to permanent fashion to prevent them, especially to prevent inclusion in an accidental mass-update?

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Titanium Backup Pro can do what you want. (Yes, you must buy PRO. The feature is disabled in non-pro).

Once you have the app, do this:

  • Open Titanium Backup Pro
  • Open tab Backup/Restore
  • Scroll to the app that you want to unlink from Market
  • Long-press on the selected app
  • Click Detach from Market

I can't get it to work on my phone, but maybe it'll work for you.

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