In the Play Store, I have checked the box "Auto-update" for my application. However, although the app received a new version several hours ago, it is not being auto-updated on my phone.

What I'm wondering is how often are apps auto-updated (if at all)?

Edit: It's been one day and the app hasn't been auto-updated yet. I've tried letting the mobile charge to 100% overnight but it didn't help.

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  • Usually they are updated when the phone is charging or with almost full battery and over wifi. – user127476 Nov 19 '15 at 17:10
  • @NicolaBastianello Although I cannot discredit your information, can you please cite an official source? It is possible that you speak from experience, in which case, things are okay for me? – Firelord Nov 19 '15 at 17:13
  • seems to be a duplicate but unanswered: What time does Google Play update apps when it is set to auto-update? – Firelord Nov 19 '15 at 17:14
  • Yes sorry I didn't say it, I speak from experience with a Nexus 5. If I find any official source I will post an answer – user127476 Nov 19 '15 at 17:15
  • Auto updates are not limited to WiFi-only by default. This setting must be selected in Google Play settings "Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only" – wbogacz Nov 19 '15 at 17:23

Check Sync is enabled in settings & background Data is not restricted

Then Check app update is given to your Region. In Play Store, It is possible to distribute app by Region. For example, If A developer given an Update to the US REGION, But you are staying in Some other countries(Even if you have downlaod US version) Play store will not update the app.

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