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Disable Auto Update Apps in the Google Play Store on Your Galaxy J3 and J7

By default, most downloaded apps are automatically updated when a new update is available. If you want to review the updates and any new permissions associated with the updates, you can choose to disable automatic updates. To learn how to disable auto updates on your device, follow the steps below. Never use some apps? Learn how to uninstall or disable apps.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Disable Auto Update for All Apps

  1. Navigate to Apps > Play Store.  

  2. Touch Menu.  

  3. Swipe to and touch Settings.  

  4. Touch Auto-update apps.  

  5. Choose Do not auto-update apps.  

Disable Auto Update for Specific Apps

  1. Navigate to Apps > Play Store.  

  2. Touch Menu.  

  3. Touch My apps & games.   

  4. Select an app and then touch More Options.  

  5. Deselect Auto-update.  

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