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  1. norb

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    My phone keeps trying to download instant apps even though I have automatic updates set too off. Why? And how do I stop it?

     

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    What do you mean "those links"? This is something that is automatically loaded into your phone against your will by android.

    Is there no way to stop the automatic download?
     
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    If "Instant Apps" are, as described there, apps that are triggered by a url then avoiding that url (wherever it is) is what I meant.
     
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    Also noticed that Google Instant Apps will auto update just like Google Play Services even though Auto updates are turned off.
    Haven't tried to uninstall yet but does have the option.
     

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    No, "instant apps" is the name of an android app. An annoying one that I don't want.
     
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    Are you able to uninstall it?
     

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