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    Default Update apps via Wi-Fi only doesn't work?

    I've noticed that even though I've set the Google Play setting to only update apps over Wi-Fi, I'm still seeing mobile data being used to update apps when I'm out and about. Why isn't the setting working? Anyone have this problem and know how to fix it?
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    Default Re: Update apps via Wi-Fi only doesn't work?

    Try clearing the cache for the app.
    Otherwise, an alternative would be for you to restrict background data and turn it on whenever you need something

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    Default Re: Update apps via Wi-Fi only doesn't work?

    I do have a cap on the mobile data, and I only turn it on when I'm driving for the GPS. The problem is, once the mobile data is on, I won't know what else is using the mobile data unless I check constantly, which I obviously can't do when driving. I suppose the last resort would be to set the device to never update apps without my permission, and would have to do all updates manually from now on. But if I could find a way to not have to do that, it would be preferable.
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    Default Re: Update apps via Wi-Fi only doesn't work?

    Odd, I never had that problem. As said above clear cache and data for the app first to see if it fixes the problem.

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