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How To Turn OFF App Auto Updates On iPhone 12 And iPhone 12 Pro

The iPhone has gotten more powerful every year allowing us to do more with it than previous imagined. With all of these new apps that we love and use daily, there are also running in the background and updating sometimes without our permission. With this in mind, many people want to know how to turn off app auto updates on iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Having the iPhone 12 app auto updates is not always wanted by some as it sometimes happens and bad times like where you are not at home which waste data usage. Other reasons why some don’t want to turn off auto app updates on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro is because they currently like the apps that are using and don’t want to update to the newest version of that app.

No matter your reason, below we will explain how you can control iPhone 12 Pro auto app updates and learn how to turn OFF and ON automatic app updates on iPhone 12 Pro and other iPhone 12 models. Other things that you can control is having iPhone 12 only update apps when connected to WiFi, so you can save data usage.


How To Turn OFF & ON Automatic App Updates For iPhone 12 And iPhone 12 Pro

If you decide that you would like to either enable or disable automatic app updates on iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro Max, you will need to go to the App Store Settings to modify these in the preferences. Follow these steps below to learn how to do it:

  1. Power on your iPhone
  2. Tap on Settings
  3. Select on iTunes & App Store
  4. Where it says Automatic Downloads, change the Updates option to OFF


It should be noted that if you turn off automatic update app on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro, that you will continue to see alerts saying that you need to updates specific apps.


Should I Keep iPhone 12 And iPhone 12 Pro Automatic App Updates ON Or OFF?

The choice between leaving iPhone 12 automatic app updates ON or OFF is up to you. It really depends on your preferences, do you have to always have the newest updates on your iPhone regarding certain apps? If this is yes then we suggest leaving automatic app updates turn on. But if you don’t mind going to the App Store manually and seeing which apps need updates, then you can save yourself some headaches in the long run having to worry about iPhone 12 Pro automatic app updates.


We hope that the steps above will help you learn how to turn off automatic app updates on iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12. If you need any help with your iPhone, please send us a message so we can help you out.