How to Stop Apps Auto-update on Play Store

In my posts, I have already talked about the steps to update apps manually and update the Google Play Store app.

In this post, we will see the steps to stop the app (individual or all) auto-update on Play Store. In this instance, I am using Android Pie. Let us start.

Stop Apps Auto-update on Play Store

By default, the apps automatically get updated when you’re on the Wi-Fi connection. If you want to stop this auto-update, then follow the below steps:

  1. Open Play Store.
  1. Hit the three vertical lines at the top > Settings.
  1. Tap the Auto-update apps.
  1. In the pop-up, choose Don’t auto-update apps. Hit Done.

Stop Auto-Update of a Particular App

If you want to stop an app from automatically updating, then follow the below steps:

  1. Open Play Store.
  1. Hit the three vertical lines at the top > My apps & games.
  1. Navigate to the Installed tab.
  1. Find the app for which you want to stop auto-update and then hit it.
  1. Now, tap the three vertical dots at the top. You can see the Enable auto update option. Hit it.