How to Enable/Disable Automatic App Updates on iPhone in iOS 11/10

No matter you want to enable or disable automatic app updates on your iPhone, this guide meets your needs. Read and get the method now.

By Joy Taylor | Posted: Feb. 08, 2018, Last Updated: Feb. 08, 2018
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The newest iOS generation – iOS 11 has brought us so many fresh and funny features, and another big patch – iOS 11.3 is also on the way. Guess you have already updated your iPhone iPad to iOS 11. One of its features is the automatic app updates.

On your iPhone or iPad, you might get ten to hundred of installed apps, manually check new updates with every app seems time-consuming. That’s why you want to enable automatic app updates on your iPhone/iPad. However, some of the iOS users want to disable auto update apps for it may drain the battery and data if you have enabled Use Mobile Data ON in iTunes & App Stores. So in this daily tip, we will show you how to enable and disable automatic app updates on iPhone, with just three steps.

How to Enable Automatic App Updates on iPhone/iPad

Step 1Go to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad > Tap your Apple ID account.

Step 2Choose “iTunes & App Stores”.

Step 3Toggle “Updates” to ON position to turn on Automatic App Updates on iPhone.

Step 4To disable automatic app updates on iPhone in iOS 11/10: Go to Settings > iTunes & App Stores > Turn off Updates. You’d better turn off “Use Cellular Data” to avoid updating apps when Wi-Fi is unavailable.

How to Enable or Disable Automatic App Updates on iPhone

How to Enable or Disable Automatic App Updates on iPhone

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The Bottom Line

That is all about how to enable/disable automatic app updates on iPhone in iOS 11/10. As everyone knows, iOS 11 contains lots of new features, why don’t backup your iDevice then update to iOS 11 to enjoy more new features, and manage your new iOS data with AnyTrans for iOS. Give AnyTrans for iOS a try now!

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.

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