How to turn on/off automatic app updates in Android?

Android allows you to turn on/off auto updates for installed apps.  To turn updates on or off in Android:

  • Open Google Play Store app
  • Touch the icon with the three horizontal lines on the top-left
  • Touch the Settings
  • Touch Auto-update apps
  • To disable automatic app updates, select “Do not auto-update apps”

Android also lets you choose which apps you want to update automatically.  To turn on auto-update selectively for any app:

  • Go to the particular app’s page in the Google Play Store app
  • Touch the three vertical dots in the top right
  • Select Auto-update on or off