How to Stop Store Apps from Updating Automatically in Windows 10

It’s generally a good idea to keep your apps updated, but there are situations where you may not want to. you would possibly be on a metered connection or have a data cap you’re trying to not exceed. Or, you may not need a particular app updated to a new, buggy version. Here’s the way to prevent the Microsoft Store from automatically updating apps you’ve downloaded from it.

Windows 10 Pro: We already knew that Windows 10 Home users were getting to be forced to install Windows 10 updates from here on out. However, this extends to app updates from the Windows Store also . If you’re on Windows 10 Pro, here’s a way to disable them.

The Microsoft Store app in Windows 10 offers various apps, games, music, movies & TV, and books that users can browse through, purchase, or get at no cost to download and install for their Microsoft account in Windows 10 PCs and devices.

Video Tutorial

This Article will show you howto turn on or off the automated download and installation of app updates by Store for your account or all users in Windows 10.

For reasons that aren’t entirely clear, Microsoft has removed the ability to turn off automatic app updates for Windows 10 Home users. While the OS update requirement makes some sense (Microsoft is that the source of those after all), requiring app updates as well seems arbitrarily harsh and will cause some problems if a developer does something nefarious, or maybe if a new version of app doesn’t work also as the old one. If you’re on Windows 10 Pro, here’s the way to disable this setting:

This Article will apply for computers, laptops, desktops,and tablets running the Windows 10 OS (Home, Professional, Enterprise, Education) from all supported hardware manufactures, like Dell, HP, Acer, Asus, Toshiba,Lenovo, and Samsung).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *