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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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How can I turn on automatic updates of applications or at least notifications on new app updates?

I have a Nokia G22 phone with Android 12. I would like to have automatic updating working, or at least to be notified on new app updates in Google Play Store. In Applications > Google Play Store I ...
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Why is Google's Play Store suddenly trying to update apps installed via F-Droid?

Historically, Google did not mess with Android apps installed via the open source F-Droid project. Suddenly, however, Google's Play Store is now trying to update apps installed via F-Droid. There are ...
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Is there a way to block the flexible update flow monits?

There are apps I don't want to update for some reason, like missing features, new unwanted features, or tons of video ads with newer versions. Often when I launch some apps, I get the monit asking me ...
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Manually updated Google Play Services. Will it continue to autoupdate iteself?

Due to an investigation of battery drain, I manually updated Google Play Services from ApkMirror (to V. 23.13.12 beta). If I'm not wrong, I recall that Google Play Services update itself when new ...
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Android apps won't update automatically

I wonder why my apps won't update by themselves. The phone is Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra and the Android OS and the Play store have been updated to the latest version as of March 30, 2023. In the Google ...
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How can I prevent my Pixel running Android 12 from automatically updating the OS?

Android is telling me it'll soon update my OS: How can I prevent that? I use a Pixel 6 running Android 12. I've disabled the automated updates in the developer options:
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What is Google up to? Google Play Store updating apps even though auto-update is disabled

Recently, I've noticed Google Play Store automatically "updating" apps, even when auto-updates are explicitly disabled. I put "updating" in quotes, because all the apps in question ...
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Disable Auto Updates for specific app on Fire TV

Is there a way to disable automatic updates for a specific app on a Fire TV device without disabling auto-update for all apps? I have a specific app that I sideloaded an old version (but is also on ...
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How to clear Google Play Store & Google Play Services data / cache without allowing Google to force-update all apps on the Android device?

I find the Google Play Store and Google Play Services to be quite buggy. As such, I frequently need to delete the data and cache for each of them. The trick is figuring out a way to do this without ...
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How do I turn on app update notifications?

I've got a Moto G7 running Android 10, I've had it for 2+ years. I used to get notifications from the Play store that App A has updated. I haven't received these notifications in at least a year, ...
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How can I check for system updates without being forced to update my system?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. How can I check for system updates without being forced to update my system? When I tapped on check for updates in the settings, it then forces me to update my ...
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Prevent Facebook app from getting automatically updated on Samsung device

I have my auto-update turned off for all my apps on the Play Store. Still, I have noticed that my Facebook app shows updated 3 days ago. This happened today. I have noticed the same problem before 5th ...
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How can I make an APK stop checking for updates? It's not downloaded from Google play

There's this music app (Fildo 4.2.9) that for a certain reason I don't want to use the latest version of, is there a possible way i can stop it from checking for updates? i literally can't use it ...
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How do I stop the Google app from automatically updating?

On my Samsung Galaxy A10E, Android 10 the Google app will update, taking up 300 Mb of unnecessary data, despite these things I tried: Disabling the app (It re-enables itself after updating) Disabling ...
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Auto update not working

I have Samsung Galaxy S9 with Android 10 up to date. In my Play store I have enabled auto update feature and it's allowed to update through wifi. I spend a lot time on wifi so I think it should work, ...
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Disable app autoupdate in Samsung Galaxy S7

I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 8.0.0 and I don't have much experience with it's user interface yet I disabled app autoupdate feature by going to Google Play Store -> Settings and I can see ...
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Play Store silently updates apps although auto-update is disabled

On my Samsung Galaxy Note 4, I have XPrivacy installed. This tool tells me about newly installed and updated apps. In the Google Play store settings, I've set my "App download preference" ...
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How to prevent apps auto-reinstalling?

Almost every time I connect my phone to my PC apps auto-reinstall in the background. I say "auto-reinstall" rather than "auto-update" because the versions aren't changing. Auto-update is disabled but ...
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Will skipping Play Store updates cause problems?

I have found that auto-updating apps from the Play Store sometimes causes me an inconenience: A newer versions of an app sometimes doesn't have the features I liked in the older version. Thus, I ...
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How can I stop my apps from updating automatically (Google Play Store settings do not work for all apps)?

I have set Auto-update apps to "Don't auto-update apps" in Google Play Store. That works for the majority of apps (except the Play Store itself). However, according to my security software (Avast), ...
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Forced download

I had this icon in notification bar once I connected to wifi .. Google play auto update is disabled and application update comes with no red dot ... When I scrolled down the status bar, no ...
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Why my apps are getting auto-updated despite "Don't auto-update apps" checked?

In Google Play Store, I have set "Auto-update apps" to "Don't auto-update apps". Still, I have apps automatically updated. Why? Still, I get notifications.
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App control another app

I have a special scenario in which I should be able to update an app without getting any access to the phone. So I think of another app (something like a boot loader for the original app) which is ...
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Can an app update from Play Store reinstate its permissions I've disabled earlier?

There are quite a few apps out there that request too many permissions during install time, most of them seem highly dubious. I tend to disable permissions I feel unlikely to be used and for the most ...
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Can't update Uber app

I installed uber app from play store. But when i try to update it then it cant update and it shows error.
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Is it possible to stop play-store from updating all the apps automatically? (some automated way, not via settings)

I know there is a setting in Play-store, 'do not auto-update apps'. I am not looking for that one. I am looking for an automated way, like using ADB or some other code by which I can stop apps from ...
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Schedule automatic updates - not from Google Play?

I don't use Google Play with my Android-based phone; mostly I use APKPure and its app. However, I do want to be able to schedule periodic updates of all apps (or of some apps) - instead of me having ...
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HTC U Ultra: Turn off automatic software updates completely

I do not want to update any apps automatically. I want this to happen at home when I am not charged for data volume. Are these settings correct for my wish? If not, which settings do I have to change ...
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Can not disable Software Update application

I have an older Android phone and recently updated to Android v5. Since the update I keep receiving a notification on my screen to update the software again (it also automatically downloads a 250mb ...
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Apps aren't auto updating despite of setting and of notifications

Every morning I turn off the alarm on my phone, look at it, see there aren't any updates and unplug it. A few seconds later I'll start to receive several notifications about apps that need updates. ...
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Can applications predinstalled in system/priv-app be updated via Play Store?

we're trying to make our custom launcher default one in our phone. Since it needs system level permissions (placing widgets) we placed it in system/priv-app, and it finally works ok. Problem is that ...
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When does Play Store update Google Chrome?

Some visitors to my organisations web site are affected by this Chrome v61 bug which is reported fixed in v62. The Wikipedia Chrome version page shows v62 was released 19 October 2017 on Android. ...
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Forced to allow automatic updates?

So I wanted to stop the Play Store from automatically updating only to find that this is literally not an option. My version of Play Store is 8.1.73 and when in settings I press the "auto-update" ...
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Does a stock email app auto-update?

To clarify, two things: 1. I mean auto-updates to the app itself, not syncing to receive emails. 2. I'm not sure if there's a *difference, but I'm more interested in knowing about the stock apps/...
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Android 7 ignoring Auto Updates turned OFF. Any solution?

In Settings -> System apps updater, I've turned "Auto updates" to OFF. However, I've just received a message "5 apps updated". In fact it has updated Gmail, Maps, Chrome, Google Photos and Telegram. ...
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Sliently perform OS and APK update programmatically [closed]

I am trying to create a system for performing over-the-air updates for APK and OS on my android devices. My question pertains to the part of actually performing the upgrade once the packages for OS ...
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How Google Play updates itself?

A few days go I launched my old phone with old version of Google Play. I launched it, but in few seconds application crashed. When I launched it again, a new version (this one that I have on my ...
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android "insta apps" updating without permission

Happened to open my android Marshmallow based screen on my unrooted phone. Saw a message that "insta apps" was updating. Download completed before I could stop it and update history does not show ...
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F-Droid keeps downloading apps that were installed from other stores

F-Droid, again and again, downloads updates for an app that is installed via another (namely Play) store. Obviously, it cannot be installed because of different signatures. How can I get F-Droid to ...
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Apps installing by themselves

I have old android phone, which is working on 4.4 KitKat. Up to last week, phone is working very nice from last two years. But from last week, I saw some apps are installing by them selves. I didn't ...
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How to avoid preinstalled deactivated apps to auto update

I have a Samsung tablet with Microsoft One Note and Microsoft PowerPoint preinstalled, among others. I have deactivated these, but even deactivated these apps auto update eating a lot of storage. How ...
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How to prevent apps to become auto install without user interaction?

In my mobile some app automatically install without my any action. Some times thos apps are auto install even I already uninstalled them, but every time I uninstalled thos apps are automatically ...
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Apps are auto updating whe I open playstore even if auto-update is disabled

I turned off auto update on the play store. But just now, Playstore just auto updated my apps when I didn't press the update button. I was using my note 4. I've encountered something similar to this ...
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How to stop update [duplicate]

There are some apps like Facebook that I don’t want to update. And frequently I see a notification in app and in Play Store for its update. Please let me know how to get rid of update of some ...
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Re-sign APK to prevent updating - crashes "divide by zero"

I'm using an app that has been updated, but doesn't work on my phone on the current version. So I'm currently using an older one. But of course it always shows up with an update in the PlayStore. Now ...
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Apps auto updating even if disabled?

I have been using Android for a couple of days now (coming form iOS), so I am not familiar with it. I have disabled automatic update of apps in the Play Store. Nevertheless, I received a couple of ...
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facebook app autoupdate stoping

I need to stop auto updating Facebook app and tried these steps. But still Facebook app is auto updating. After updating and installing the app, it is shown "Facebook app is successfully updated" ...
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Microphone issue Samsung GS2

name is Blenderpony Since half a year now I am stuck with a problem. My Phones (Samsung GS2) Mic level is ridiculous low. You barely hear anything. Ofc Some would suggest that the mic might be ...
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Google Play auto-update of other apps causes YouTube video to pause

I have set my Google Play to automatically update apps when the phone charging and connected to WiFi. This is convenient to keep apps up-to-date. The problem is, I may also want to watch new videos ...
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When I uninstall updates of system apps is it persistent?

I don't want some apps updated (especially some of built-in apps). If I uninstall updates in settings is it for good or only to next phone restart? (I want to have auto updating in google play ...
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