It’s good to learn how to turn off app auto updates if you own the OnePlus 5. The reason is that you may want to be in complete control of the apps that will automatically update.
However, the process to set up the OnePlus 5 to update all your apps automatically or manually is easy. Read on to how to switch ON and OFF automatic updates from Google Play on the OnePlus 5. If you don’t want to see apps auto update on OnePlus 5 see below.
Should You Keep OnePlus 5 Automatic App Updates ON or OFF?
This decision is up to you, but it may be better to leave automatic app updates turned ON for those that are new to Android and casual smartphone users. This would be to help reduce obstacles to apps not working correctly and to help eliminate or remove constant app update notifications. However, you may not notice what features of the app is new if you leave auto-update ON because you wouldn’t have read the latest features when updating the app. You’ll just notice some changes to favorite apps you use like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, or much more.
How to Switch ON or OFF Automatic App Updates for OnePlus 5
You have to use the Play Store to disable or enable auto updates on the OnePlus 5. Read on for instructions how to turn OFF and NO auto updates on your OnePlus 5:
- Power up your OnePlus 5
- Open the Play Store
- Tap the menu button in the top left next to where it says “Play Store” – the icon is three lines
- On the menu go to Settings
- Tap “Auto-update apps”
- This screen will give you the options to turn automatic updates OFF or ON
It’s important to note that you’ll keep on getting notifications that new apps need to be updated if you turn off the automatic update app feature on the OnePlus 5.