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    Default How to stop apps from auto updating

    I was to stop my apps from the market from auto updating if possible. Is there a way to make all of them stop doing it instead of having to go through and change each one manually?

    When I set it up I checked auto update on all the apps, but now I am having to use my verizon mifi full time for my internet. It is using up a lot of my 5 gigs each month.

    Thanks for any help
    Motorola Xoom wifi, Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon)
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    Ipad 4g (Verizon), iPhone 4S (ATT)
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    can't you go into each app and unchecked auto update?
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    Quote Originally Posted by moosc View Post
    can't you go into each app and unchecked auto update?
    ...that's exactly what he doesn't want to do.
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    open the market

    go to MY APPS

    hit the menu button top right

    uncheck the boxs
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    Those two have nothing to do with auto updating.
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    You have to change each one manually, but even if you have hundreds of apps it will still only take a few minutes to do. It will take you a second or two per app. Why is that a problem?
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    OK I guess there's not a way,

    Ill do it manually, thanks for info
    Motorola Xoom wifi, Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon)
    Nexus 7
    Ipad 4g (Verizon), iPhone 4S (ATT)
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    OK I guess there's not a way,

    Ill do it manually, thanks for info
    Motorola Xoom wifi, Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon)
    Nexus 7
    Ipad 4g (Verizon), iPhone 4S (ATT)
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    Default Re: How to stop apps from auto updating

    Quote Originally Posted by zmenchhofer View Post
    open the market

    go to MY APPS

    hit the menu button top right

    uncheck the boxs
    This is partially correct for 2.3.5

    Samsung Galaxy S2x
    Open Market
    Hit menu button, go to My Apps
    Hit menu button again, go to settings
    Check "Update over Wi-Fi only
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    Default Re: How to stop apps from auto updating

    Quote Originally Posted by xortion View Post
    This is partially correct for 2.3.5

    Samsung Galaxy S2x
    Open Market
    Hit menu button, go to My Apps
    Hit menu button again, go to settings
    Check "Update over Wi-Fi only
    thanks a lot!
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    Default Re: How to stop apps from auto updating

    There are more drastic measures, but Titanium Backup from the market has a button especially for that. Stops all apps from updating. You must be rooted.
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    This is simple I just worked it out Just follow these steps:
    1. I know you may not want to do this but you have to download another app
    2. once you've pressed install and when your on the second page of installing it quickly un tick the box where it says automatically update this app
    3. although it says "this app" it stops the automatic update for every app

    hope this helps
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    When I open Play Store and hit options (the three boxes in the top right corner) and select Settings, there's an option called Auto-update apps. Have you tried unchecking this box?
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    the boxes referenced don't exist in my google play....is there another way to stop the notifications and auto updates?
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    to stop updates go to google play and hit menu button that is beside home button and then go to settings and then un-check auto-updates or for clear info u can find here too
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    Go to upper right corner where small boxes are (for Apps) and click it.
    Click on SHOP in upper right corner of next screen (where apps are)
    Click three vertical boxes in upper right corner once shop opens.
    Click settings
    Under General is "Auto-update apps - uncheck the box.

    There is also an Auto-add widgets and other settings you can change.

    Hope this helps. I just found it!
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    Thank you!!!
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    play store,

    top right corner settings

    auto update apps, turn it off

    cheers
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    Thank you! So much for the help...Holiday Blessings.

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