There are app stores that allow to update apps without a Google account. For example,
Yalp store allows to:
directly from Google Play Store as apk files . It can search for updates of installed apps and lets you
search for other apps. Yalp saves downloaded apks to your default download folder. Other features include browsing categories, ...
Unless you block Download Manager, Google Play Services and Google Pay Store from accessing internet, then you can't stop it from updating. Blocking them will also have the effect of preventing other apps to update which I presume you don't want.
You can now change this in the Google Play app under:
Menu > Account > Preferences > Country and profiles
If you have more than one profile - they should be here.
In case if you are stuck with a single business profile - signing up for youTube creates an individual profile.
It is not fully anonymous. Google Payments Privacy Notice under the "Information that we collect" section states that:
For example, when you make a purchase or transaction using Google Payments, we make certain personal information about you available to the company or individual you purchase from or transact with. This includes sharing your personal ...
Best way: Sure way with back up
Idea: Save your contacts to a file (.vcf) from your phone. Then transfer that file to your computer. Log on from your computer to Google account, go to contact page, then chose IMPORT option using that .vcf file.
If you can plug in a chip (USB) to your phone to copy the .vcf file, that works flawlessly when you plug the ...
Is the application will take our data for them? I.e: It ask to access images in the phone, will the application will copy and send all the images to the developer? Or, will the application copy the conversation as it has access to the microphone?
There is no authoritative answer to this in the absence of the source code of the software being available for ...
Unfortunately the answer is no, nothing can be done. Apps that are paid for via Google Play can only be installed and have the purchase validated but the Play Store. Even if you get the app from a third party, it will not be able to authenticate that you paid for it via the Play Store. If an app is removed from the Play Store, it will continue to be ...
According to AppBrain, that app was unpublished from the Play Store on June 9, 2019, so that's why you are unable to find it in Play Store. Also, I couldn't find a trustworthy place to download its APK from, so can't recommend any non-Google app store.
In the future if you ever come across this situation again with any other app, do a Google search and ...
You must need to sign in to your google account. Is it already signed in to other device or not it doesn't matter.
But you can download applications from other websites. For example I am providing you WhatsApp's download link below
The base URL is
I had similar issue, this was how I resolved mine:
Open Magisk Manager
Tap on Setting
Enable Magisk Core
Reboot the device. After rebooting:
Open Lucky Patcher
Go to Toolbox
Tap on Install modded Play Store
Install the most recent version you see
If it fails, enable Magisk core, after reboot, open Lucky Patcher > Rebuild and install > Lucky ...
My phone's Google Play app auto-updates around 1:30 a.m. daily (phone is never plugged in at that time), so there is definitely no connection of update with phone plugged in.
Phone must have WiFi on (selected in Google Play settings) for update.