Stop updating apps

Please note: The automatic download of the latest i OS software updates seem to unavoidable.i OS software updates download automatically in the background and then prompt you to install them.Once the above settings are applied, then onwards any app updates won’t automatically download and install on your i Phone or i Pad, but you will have to open up the App Store every time and check for app updates.

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Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

Hopefully turning off the "Use Mobile Data" switch as per the instructions below would force this unavoidable download to Wi Fi only, however it's difficult to confirm this because there's no clear information on the Apple Support website.

If you’re finding some irregular download history for your Mobile service in Toolbox, automatic downloads are common causes.

More than once, I've unlocked my i Pad to see an app and a folder immediately show the updating symbol.

I don't know which app in the folder is updating, but the one not in the folder is Memrise. The only way for an app to update is through the App Store.

at all while others take a long time to get patched and remain vulnerable to malware, thus posing an even greater risk to other connected machines.

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