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Why do some apps auto update others need approval

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by kathayes, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. kathayes

    kathayes Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Why do some apps auto update while others need approval?

    Thanks.
     


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  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
    Moderator

    If the permissions the app requires are changed, you must authorize the update. This is a security check the make sure the innocuous solitair app the had no permissions when you installed it doesn't update itself and give itself permissions to your first born child.
     
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