How to Configure Automatic Update Settings on Android Devices

You can configure your Android smartphones to automatically download system updates and UI updates (HTC Sense, Samsung Touchwiz, Huawei Emotion UI) over Wi-Fi. We will show you how to configure these updates below.

System updates, UI and Software suites

To configure the auto updates, go to Settings > About Phone > System Update. Then, tap on the Menu key > Settings.

Next, select Auto-download over Wi-Fi:

Auto update Android apps

To configure the auto-update settings of the apps installed on your Android smartphone or tablet, open the Google Play app and go to Menu > Settings.:

In the General section, tap on Auto-update apps.

3 options are available:

  • Do not auto-update apps.
  • Auto-update apps at any time (Data charges may apply).
  • Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only.

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