How to Enable/Disable Automatic App Updates in iOS 9.3


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.


Mar. 24, 2016


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AnyTrans is an iTunes alternative to backup and sync data on your iPhone running iOS 9/9.2.1/9.3. Try it after reading this guide on how to enable or disable automatic app updates in iOS 9.

Apple has released the new update iOS 9.3, and for those who want to know how to stop apps from automatically updating on the iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus running iOS 9.3, we have prepared you this quick guide.

See Also: How to Enable Night Shift Mode on iOS 9.3 >

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 iOS users want to disabled auto update apps for it may drain the battery and data, if you have enabled Use Mobile Data ON in iTunes & App Stores.

Also Read: How to Update to iOS 9.3 in 2 Ways Smoothly >

How to Enable Automatic App Updates on iPhone/iPad in iOS 9.3

Step 1: Go to the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Scroll down, And Tap on “App and iTunes Stores”.

Step 3: Toggle Updates to ON position.


To disable auto updates in iOS 9.3: Go to Settings > App and iTunes 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 in iOS 9.3

How to Enable or Disable Automatic App Updates in iOS 9.3

Bonus Tip: How to Manage Your Content on iPhone iPad in iOS 9.3

To transfer, backup and manage data on your iPhone iPad running iOS 9/9.2.1/9.3, you can have a try on AnyTrans. It is an iTunes alternative that is capable of transferring music, videos, photos, ringtones, contacts, messages, and more to computer in readable format. With AnyTrans, you can also put songs/movies/photos on your iPhone without wiping existing data. AnyTrans also lets you transfer data from iPhone to another directly. Why not download the free trial to take a tour?

iOS 9/9.2.1/9.3 File Manager – AnyTrans

iOS 9/9.2.1/9.3 File Manager – AnyTrans

Also Read:

The Most Common iOS 9.3 Problems and Fixes >

3 Ways to Recover Lost Data on iOS 9.3 >

The Bottom Line

Every new update is never out of risk, so backing up your iDevice before updating to iOS 9.3 is quite important. Now have a try on the most comprehensive iOS file manager AnyTrans.

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