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I leave it off so that I can review the list of pending updates and see what changed. Of course, that only helps for the apps that list changes in the market description. Every once in a while, developers do release updates that are a step backwards- either because of introducing bugs or major redesigns that lose features (Astrid, I'm looking at you). If ...


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You should be able to configure auto update via the market place. Open the market place go to my apps and find Adobe Flash Player and untick the "Allow automatic updating" box.


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The main reason why i won't use the feature is traffic. In germany, we have mostly traffic limitated flatrates. So after 250 or 300 MB of traffic or something like that, you'll be forced to only use 2G connections for the rest of the month. Because of that limitations, i only update my apps when i have wifi access somewhere around me.


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I'd say that automatic updating isn't syncing, and not a bug. You can turn off auto-update in the settings for the Market. If you don't want to use data while roaming, shut it off while roaming or turn off data roaming. If you occasionally want to browse or something without running the risk of having anything else use data, use something like DroidWall ...


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Market version 3.3.11 now has a setting called "Auto-update apps". Enabling it will effectively set each individual app associated with the account to auto-update, and disabling it will of course do the opposite. This setting is found by simply going into the Market's settings (Menu Button->Settings on phones, or use the top-right action bar on ...


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According to the Section 3 of the Google Play Terms of Service you consent to Automatic Updates: Updates. You may need to install updates to Google Play or related Google software that we introduce from time to time to use Google Play and to access or download Products. Products originating from Google may communicate with Google servers from time to ...


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Yes, change the notification settings in Market -> (Menu button/Action Bar Button depending on device) Settings.


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Sometimes a developer might release a controversial update: interface changed, ads added, or a lot of bugs were introduced and therefore you may want to hold off before upgrading (or at least give yourself a chance to back up the apk). A good example of this recently was psx4droid.


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First turn on auto update in the main settings of the Play store. Then, you will have to manually open each app in the app store, and un-select auto-update. This will be a painful task, especially if you have more than a handful apps. Tested on Play Store 4.5.10


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Everyone offers plenty of good reasons not to auto update so I'll offer a solution -- Use a good backup app such as Titanium Backup, and you can safely leave autoupdates on and manually revert to an older version if an app changes in ways you aren't happy with.


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Also, you might want not to update apps automatically if you have a old/cheap device. On my HTC Hero, installing apps kind of takes a lot of resources and I don't want the device to slow down randomly.


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You can disable Automatic updates from Google Play Store app. Head over to Settings → Auto-update apps. You can also set it to Update over Wi-Fi only, from the same settings page


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Yes, it's possible, but very time-consuming. Open the Google Play Store, go to Menu -> Settings. Tap on the "Auto-update apps" and select one of the two "Auto-update apps" options to enable it. Go back, then go to "My apps" section, locate the app you want (e.g. anti-virus app that you mentioned) and tap on it once. Now tap the Menu button and the first ...


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This sounds like it might be better asked on stackoverflow. The autoupdate is a feature of the market. If users haven't installed the app with the market you'll have to implement your own update feature. In Android 2.2 you could potentially take advantage of the push notification system for updates.


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This will only work if you're rooted, but DroidWall is a really good front end for Android's iptables. You can filter access to data based on WiFi and 3G to just about anything in your phone (including the Market) that could request it.


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On the HTC Incredible I just searched for the particular app in the market, selected it and unchecked "allow automatic updating" from there. Hopefully it works that way on your phone (and others).


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This can happen if the download cache is full or nearly full, and the download would fill your internal storage. Try cleaning out your caches to free up some space (SD Maid is a good free app for this) and seeing if the downloads will complete then.


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You can do that with Titanium Backup Pro's Market Auto Updates… feature.


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You'd have to go through your library, find each app that had an update, and then select to install it from the website. There is no way to batch update your apps from the web Market.


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I'm not 100% sure but maybe tasker can do it. If it can't do it directly and if you are rooted, you can use tasker to kill Market except on night time. That way at night time Market will run and install your apps. At day time market will get killed and no installing of apps.


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The Sync feature is for the accounts which are connected to your phone and not the market. If you want to disable the auto-updating of new versions of the apps follow the following steps : Open market. Click menu and select My Apps. Select the app which updates itself. After the description of the app there checkbox, disable it. If you want to disable ...


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I just went to Market | Downloads and selected the app. The "Allow automatic updates" checkbox is at the top of the page and checked, allowing me to uncheck it. I also have a Motorola Droid running 2.2. Is there a particular app with this behavior? Maybe it's a system app that requires automatic updating.


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You could use a program like Droidwall to block Market's internet access, this should keep it from installing/uninstalling programs.


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Yes, the Google Play Store does self-update itself. As far as I know, there is no way to disable the auto-self-updating of the Play Store application as it is built into the application/system's code. You might could try freezing it with Titanium Backup (requires root), but I don't know if that would work since the Play Store is also integrated into the OS. ...


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Based on one of the comments in an AndroidPolice article about Google Play Store v3.7.15, you can't update frozen / disabled apps anymore.


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If you're rooted, then use an app to freeze the MarketUpdater.apk app. You can also remove that app from the /system/app directory. Without that app, the market/Google Play won't automatically update. There is no way to prevent market updates without root.


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Go to Google Play --> Menu --> My Apps --> Update All The "update all" should be near the top right corner. The default for most apps is "allow automatic updating". This can be changed for each app from this same screen by clicking on the app and checking the box "allow automatic updating". BTW sometimes an app requires a manual update. The update all ...


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Open up the PlayStore, open menu and select settings. Select second option from the top auto-update apps. Then chose if you want to update from just WiFi or incur data charges. Sooner or later apps that have updates will want to update. You can also go into the apps and select auto update if available.


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If you have Titanium Backup installed you could try and Freeze the program Software Update.



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