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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does Google Play Games keep auto-updating, even though I have disabled auto-updates?

Ever since the Lollipop update for my Moto E, storage space on the phone has been very tight. To make the phone more usable for the things I use it for, I've uninstalled the updates for all of the ...
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How can an organization control when or when not an update for an app is installed in their Android smartphones?

Imagine an organization that have a legitimate fear to automatic updates. That organization thinks that an automatic update may break a business use case. For example, when the VPN client is update ...
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Google Play Store doesn't auto update apps on my Motorola Moto G

I have a German retail Motorola Moto G (2013) running Android 4.4.4 stock, no root. I have the Google Play Store not auto updating my apps despite it being set to do so (over Wifi only). I tried ...
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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 the Play Store, it opens automatically. If 15 apps are updating, all apps will open one by one....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Which Android version first featured auto-upgrade?

Modern Android versions enable auto-upgrading installed apps. Which Android (or play store / market app) version first featured this?
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How to update apps on Android from Playstore?

Is it possible to update apps that is on my android from a PC???? I do not see any option from Playstore to update apps. And now am not able to use Whats app as i wasnt able to download the latest ...
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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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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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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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What do I use to update apps without an app store?

I'm looking for an automatic Android app updater. I'm manually installing apps that I want using a web browser, and I do not have an app store (Google Play, Mobogenie, Aptoide, etc.) installed. I want ...
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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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no connection error in samsung S5830

"I have a SAMSUNG GALAXY Ace S5830 in which market and you tube are showing a 'no connection' error while google is working properly " what should i do?
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