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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by terry42, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. terry42

    terry42 Newbie
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    Sorry if this has been asked before but how do you stop auto app updates on the S5?. Theses are for bloatware apps installed on the phone, with only 1 (firefox) being installed after.
    Every time I turn on wi-fi all these updates start downloading for stuff I never use and don't want. for example there is a HP printer service update, I don't even own a HP printer so who knows where this comes from.
    I have disabled most of the bloatware apps but updates still keep trying to download eg for Flipboard.
    Basically I can't use wi-fi now at home because all this rubbish starts every time.
    Any help in stopping this would be appreciated
    Just to make clear these are not Apps I have got from Play Store but bloatware that came with the phone.
    thanks
     



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  2. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    Even though yu didn't get them from the Play Store you still need to open the Play Store app to disable Auto-updates.

    Open the Play Store
    Tap on the triple bars (AKA Hamburger menu) and choose Settings
    Tap on Auto-update apps and choose Do not auto-update apps

    That's it.
     
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