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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by johnrigu, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. johnrigu

    johnrigu Well-Known Member
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    ok, so I heard that I can tell my droid to do automatic updates when ever an app needs it. I have searched for where I can adjust that setting but I have found nothing. Can someone point me in the right direction?
    Thanks
     

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  2. PhilosoRaptor

    PhilosoRaptor Well-Known Member
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    If you go into the market, hit the menu button and go to "downloads". From there, you can select the individual apps you have installed. When you select one, you'll see at the top of the window a check box for "Allow Automatic Updating".

    You have to enable/allow this for every individual app.
     
  3. johnrigu

    johnrigu Well-Known Member
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    Thanks but its only shows me 4 apps
    seeds of life (paid app)
    google maps
    double twiste player
    beautiful widgets (paid app)

    but only gives me the option for automatic update to the first two.
     
  4. adostrom

    adostrom Well-Known Member
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    Also, I think the app developer has to enable it, too; I've got a few "updates" to apps that have said "allow automatic updates" as the reason for the update. Wow, that's a mouthful.
     

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