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How to set up auto update on your mobile device

Siply V2 is coming! Ensure your phone is set to auto update.


Guide for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch users

Turn on or Turn off Automatic Updates
How to Manually Update Apps

Guide for Android Users

Update Individual Android Apps Automatically
Update All Android Apps Automatically
Update Android Apps Manually
How to Update Android Apps Video Guide


Enabling Auto Update on iOS

Turn on or turn off automatic updates on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store. Then turn on or turn off App Updates.

iPhone showing the controls that you use to turn or on turn off automatic downloads and automatic app updates.

How to manually update apps on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Open the App Store, then tap Today at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap your profile icon at the top of the screen.
  3. Scroll down to see pending updates and release notes. Tap Update next to an app to update only that app, or tap Update All.

When you turn off automatic updates, you receive notifications from the App Store each time an update for one of your apps is released.


Enabling Auto Update on Android

Update Individual Android apps automatically

To set up updates for individual apps on your device:

  1. Open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then My apps & games.
  3. Select the app you want to update.
  4. Tap More More.
  5. Tap Enable auto update.

The app will update automatically when updates are available. To turn off automatic updates, uncheck the box.

Update All Android apps automatically

To automatically update apps on your Android device:

  1. Open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Tap Auto-update apps.
  4. Select an option:
    • Over any network to update apps using either Wi-Fi or mobile data.
    • Over Wi-Fi only to update apps only when connected to Wi-Fi.

Note: If an account on your device has a sign-in error, apps may not update automatically.

Update Android apps manually

To update apps individually or in bulk using the Google Play Store app on your mobile device:

  1. Open the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then My apps & games.
  3. Apps with an update available are labeled "Update." You can also search for a specific app. 
  4. Tap Update.

Note: Some apps require new permissions when they are updated. You may see a notification asking if you accept the new permissions.

Tip: In some cases, you may need to restart your device to update an app.

How to Update Android Apps Video Guide