Under the Automatic Downloads section you'll see an Updates listing.Slide the switch from the green "on" position, to the blank "off" position to stop the App Store from updating your apps for you.If you own an Android smartphone or tablet and your apps keep annoyingly updating themselves then here's our guide on how to stop Android apps automatically updating.It's a good idea to keep your apps up to date on your smartphone or tablet to get the latest levels or important bug and security fixes.Step Three Simply un-tick the box where it says 'Auto-update apps' and your apps will need your permission to download updates.If you are using the older version of Windows Live Messenger or MSN Messenger, you will be prompted to update to the newer version of Windows Live Messenger 2009 (or v14), in order to continue using this popular chat application.One of these accesses is location tracking, and Facebook’s Messenger app is the culprit. The social media giant got a nice shock when Whatsapp started to increase in popularity among young users for instant messaging, and since then, after Whats App’s purchase, Facebook’s intent on making Messenger one of the top instant messaging services around.Well, all these plans could face some problems down the road if it doesn’t take care of privacy issues with respect to Messenger.
Make sure you are not running WLM before applying the patch.
With it turned off you'll need to launch the App Store to check for and download any updates.
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See also: How to manually update an Android smartphone or tablet.
Step One On your Android smartphone or tablet open the Google Play Store.