Update applications Android only via Wifi!


Android-Wi-Fi

Android applications can be updated in 2 ways: the automatic way and the manual way.

  • The automatic way is simple: as soon as Google detects an update of an application of Google Play Store (formerly the Android Market), it puts the application to update using either wifi or 3G.
  • The manual way, it is simply that it notifies you when he discovered an up-to-day, free to you to apply the update or not.

 

3G, it is well, but depending on the country, it can be very expensive couter, either have a volume of data limited and sometimes even the 2 at the same time! Moreover, some large applications to do update via wifi so you avoid ruining you in data 3G!

To save the data on 3 G, so use the below trick that will allow you to update all your applications exclusively via wifi! Admit that it would be stupid to pay for a free update!

 

  • Switch Wifi on your Android smartphone, if it is not already selected
  • Go to your applications and open Play Store of Android
  • Once done, press "Options" to your phone (typically represented with 3-4 horizontal bars)
  • Choose "Settings"

Android-play applications

  • Check the box "Update via Wifi only"

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And voila!

If you don't know this menu from the Android Store Play, take the opportunity to also change the other options such as automatic update, notifications, etc…

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