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Automated updates to apps are offered e.g. by Google Play: As soon as an update is available, you can have it automatically installed on your device

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Apps opening automatically when updated!

I have a nexus 5 that i just updated to android 5.0 lollipop. since then whenever an app is updated from app store it opens automatically. if 15 app is updating all app will open one by one when ...
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Android 2.1 will not update market or any apps

I'm still using an old Sony Ericsson X10 mini (not rooted). It's still running ok, although a bit slow. What I periodically do to make the device again a bit faster is reinstall the firmware using ...
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Select which application to (NOT) update

I always knew how to disable the auto update for a specific app. But since some time Google decided to forbid this useful functionality and force the users to update their app. And I mainly do NOT use ...
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Updating any app is retaining its older version?

I am using android 4.4.2 on my Asus Zenfone 5 (not rooted). It seems that when I am updating any app from play store, it is installing a newer version without removing the older version. Before ...
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How to force built-in apps to update on a brand new android device?

I've just unpacked a new phone Moto G 2nd Gen and noticed that the Google Play My Apps is completely empty (it's for my wife, she didn't use android before). So I updated several essential apps ...
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Facebook updates every two days

I just bought a Nexus 5 (US version) and for the past 2 to3 weeks I have noticed that Facebook updates every time I am connected to Wi-fi, I mean I am a developer so I can imagine that updates come ...
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Android tablet not auto-updating applications

I have an android tablet that is leveraging an internal company network. It appears that this device and all others similar to it are not auto-updating applications from the Play Store even though all ...
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Is it possible to hide an application from Google Play? [duplicate]

Some perspective: Hi, my mobile phone is from 2011 and my manufacturer stopped providing updates past a certain version so I decided to put a Cyanogenmod based ROM on it (CM 10.2, 4.3 based). ...
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Google Play updates on mobile connection despite setting

Even though I have set the option not to update apps on mobile connection, it still updates them and Google Play app is the number one in my mobile connection usage. How to fix it?
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Updates are not showing on Play Store

I read in news that a new Google Search update is rolling out (version 3.5.14). When I checked on the Play Store it was not showing the update, although update date was listed as June 26th and the ...
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Why might an app not auto-update, despite not requiring any new permissions?

I have an app installed from the Google Play Store with "Auto-update" enabled. Normally such apps update silently, with a notification when it's complete. Such apps usually only prompt me when they ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S2 Android v4.1.2 won't auto-update my apps

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, SHV-E120K and auto-update from Google Play store won't start for already installed apps. The auto-update checkbox is checked and there is an updated version ready on the ...
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Can I prevent auto-update of apps with changed permissions?

I would like to auto-update any app that has no change in permissions. Apps with changed permissions, I would like to review the changes before updating. Is this possible?
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Install/Update Apps gives “Insufficient Storage Available” error, although I already cleared the cache and other data

Whenever I update some app(listed below), I am getting this Error. Insufficient Storage available. I have a Sony Xperia ZR. I have about 3.46 GB free. And the application I am trying to updates are ...
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Gmail won't sync, apps don't update: “Device doesn't have enough storage space”

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2, Android 4.0.4. For the last few days I can't sync my gmail or update any apps. This, of course, is a barefaced lie. There is plenty space available: But still, I ...
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Why is com.google.android.gsf.login warning me that I need to install Google Play Services?

This is a Nexus device running the latest stock OS version (v4.4.2), I already have Google Play Services installed (v4.2.43 according to the App Info in settings). Why is some unknown app asking me to ...
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How can I customize the time to update my android applications? [duplicate]

How can I customize the time to update my android applications? The update process likes to start when I am using my phone. I would like to set a time at night to update applications when I don't use ...
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Galaxy note II will not update from 4.1.2 Failed code# 402

My phone has been trying to update the software via WiFi for the last 2 weeks or so. It starts downloading the file, no problem but when it reboots and the little green man comes out he tips over ...
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Allow auto-update of only a single app

Is it possible to auto-update selectively? For example, if I want to allow an anti-virus app to update, but no others. Can this be done? Android 4.0.4
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Listing all apps that updated at once

When multiple apps update in one batch they trigger a single system notification saying X apps updated and listing about two of them. Then it takes one to Google Play app where "recent" updates are ...
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How do I stop Maps and Street View from auto updating?

I'm on Froyo. My phone internal memory is nearly full, so I've stopped updating my apps and uninstalled updates from the preinstalled apps. However, every few days, my phone keeps auto updating the ...
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Insufficient Storage Available During Update

Preface (TL;DR) I know the issue of insufficient space has been discussed in various contexts but I have not found anything that specifically addresses the circumstances and issues that I am facing, ...
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App updates automatically even after uninstall?

I recently uninstalled an app called All in one toolbox from Nexus 7 tablet, but this morning after I finished updating the Chrome browser, in the notifications panel I can see that somehow All in one ...
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How to prevent applications to donwload data automatically?

I have many applications installed on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. And it always download something from internet, in order to update and upgrade applications. It does it all the day and night, when I ...
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How to stop Google's Play Store from auto-updating itself (without rooting)?

I have a problem with my tab. With the new version of Play Store, My tablet PC keeps restarting. So, I restored Google Play to the Factory Default. Soon after, it updated itself, causing the device to ...
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How to enable Play Store auto-update for just a few apps?

As the title says, I'd like to enable auto-update for trusted apps (e.g. Google apps), but if I open the app in Play Store and check Auto-update, I get the question "Auto-update is currently disabled ...
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What time does Google Play update apps when it is set to auto-update?

I'm not getting on what basis Google Play will update apps when auto-update is enabled. Is it time-specific, or something else?
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Kiosk App - Auto-Update

update on an android device (Samsung Galaxy S2). A I am waiting for the app to download and install. Is there a way I can force this to take place without user interaction. I was thinking about the ...
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Google Play authentication required error

I'm using Android on a Samsung S3. I was initially trying to upgrade WorldMate, but was getting authentication errors. Then I tried to purchase something via Google play, and was given an ...
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How to disable Play store from updating itself?

I don't quite like the new design of the play store, and wish to stay with version 3 of it. Is it possible (by root if needed, and I think it is needed) to disable it from auto-updating? Will I even ...
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How do I get play store to stop asking me to auto-update on wifi?

I have an Acer Iconia A200 running Android 4.0.3. Lately whenever I update an app, the Play Store asks me (via a pop-up dialog) if I want to automatically update apps on Wi-Fi. The only answers I can ...
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Why some apps still need a manual update although having been configured to be automatic update? [duplicate]

Today I got Facebook app's update notification. I thought I forgot to check the automatically update box but I didn't - it is already set for auto already. So why the app still need our manual ...
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Can apps update without Google account?

Scenario: - No Google account is attached to the phone - No apps have been installed beside ones that where already on the phone (even after a factory reset) Questions: - Is it possible to let the ...
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Is there an intent for telling Play Store to update all apps, or turn auto update on?

I own a Samsung Galaxy S2, running the official ICS OS. I want to use the Llama app (too poor for Tasker!) to tell my phone to update all apps whenever I am connected to certain Wi-Fi networks (but ...
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How to allow auto-update of apps in Play Store only when plugged in?

I would like apps to be updated automatically when my phone is plugged in (charging) and on wifi. I can easily allow auto-update only when wifi is on with the appropriate option in the Play Store ...
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How can I easily find out what has changed in an app after an auto update notification?

When I get a notification about an app update I often wonder what changed in this update. Is there a quick & easy way to find out? (No typing.) Note: This is with auto-update enabled, when the ...
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Permanently indicate to Market an application should refuse upgrades?

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) ...
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Automatically update all Apps

I have some problems with the update feature for some apps. I cannot update them via Google Play, because there is no "Update" button, only the "Installed" button. However, there is clearly a new ...
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I want to prevent Google Market from upgrading to Google Play store

my HTC desire HD wont download from the Google Play Store , but will from the Google Market. How do I stop the phone from automatically upgrading ?
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Is there any other way to get updates to frozen apps?

This is in response to my question " Does the google play store not provide updates for frozen apps? ". Since google play is now making it difficult, if not, impossible to find and update frozen apps ...
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Does the google play store not provide updates for frozen apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any other way to get updates to frozen apps? I freeze problematic apps in hope of waiting for a better update. When frozen, the apps once did update like ...
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Does the Google Play app always updates automatically?

I use Android 4.0.4 (Cyanogenmod) and I have the habit of disabling automatic updates for all my apps. I have noticed the Google Play app seems to update itself automatically -- when there are updates ...
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Prevent Android ICS downloading updates automatically

Can I prevent automatic update(system and app updates) downloads on Android ICS in order to reduce the bandwidth usage while using volume based internet data packages?
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Auto-update security

I've found this comment: Any reason not to allow automatic updating for an app? - is that safety feature documented anywhere ? I'm about to turn on automatic updates but I don't feel comfortable doing ...
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“Application cannot be installed in the default install location” error while updating

I have a Galaxy note which was recently updated to ICS (about a month ago) Today I noticed that some of the applications, that are on auto update, keeping failing to update with this message: ...
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How to get updates for apps which use Google Play on my Kindle Fire?

A number of apps on my Kindle Fire indicate that updated versions are available and prompt me to "tap here to update" or words to that effect. The trouble is this: so far all the apps with updates -- ...
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Why Automatic App Updates In Market Don't Work?

Every time i see a few of apps trying to auto-update themselves but just stalling when it says "Downloading". In other words, automatic update for apps does not work and I am only left with cancelling ...
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KiesPDLR has stopped working

Why after recent Kies update to Ver.2.1.1.11124_17 I get this message? Though Kies continues to run it is no longer possible to update firmware.
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How to update all your apps from the Android market over web?

I constantly get multiple update notifications on my Android phone. How do I go online from my computer and update all my applications to my phone?
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Manual Update: Exclude a certain apps from notifications

I have an application with a manual update available. I do not want to update it (I prefer the older one). In the previous Google Market app (it changed, sorry I do not remember older version number) ...