If you’re tired of Apple automatically installing updates for your iPhone or iPad, here’s how to turn off the feature and take control of your own device.
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If you own an iPhone, iPad, ipod touch you may have noticed that your device has been updating itself automatically to the latest version of iOS. While this is generally a good thing, as it ensures that your device has the latest security patches and features, there are times when might want to disable this feature. For example, if you’re running low on storage or if you want to wait to update until a particular bug has been fixed.
Here’s how you can disable automatic updates on your Apple device:
1. Open settings app
2. Tap on “iTunes & App Store”.
3. Under the “Automatic Downloads” section, toggle off the switch next to “Updates”.
And that’s all there is to it! From now on, your device will no longer automatically update itself to the latest version of iOS.
How to turn off automatic updates on your iPhone
If you want to take more control over when and how your iPhone updates itself, you can turn off automatic updates. Here’s how:
Open settings app
Tap on General.
Tap on Software Update.
Tap on Automatic Updates.
Turn off the switch next to “Automatic Updates.”
From now on, you’ll have to update your iPhone manually by going to Settings > General > Software Update.
How to turn off automatic updates on your iPad
1. Open the Settings app.
2. Tap on General.
3. Scroll down and tap on Software Update.
4. Tap the switch next to Automatic Updates to turn it off.
How to turn off automatic updates on your iPod touch
If you don’t want to install the latest software update as soon as it’s available, you can wait until later. By default, your iPod touch is set to automatically install new software updates when they’re released.
You can turn off this setting, then check for updates manually when you want to install them. Just follow the steps below.
Open the Settings app, tap general > Software Update.
Tap Download and Install. If an update is already downloaded, tap Install Now.
How to turn off automatic updates on your Mac
From your Mac’s dock, click on the System Preferences icon.
In the System Preferences window, click on the App Store icon.
In the App Store window that appears, uncheck the box next to “Install app updates.”
Close the System Preferences window.
How to turn off automatic updates on apple tv
To turn off automatic updates on your Apple TV:
– From the Home screen, go to Settings.
– Select System.
– Select Software Updates.
– Set Automatic Updates to Off.
How to turn off automatic updates on your HomePod
It’s easy to keep your HomePod up-to-date with the latest version of iOS. But if you don’t want to update right away, you can turn off automatic updates.
1. Open the Home app on your iOS device.
2. Tap the My Devices tab, then tap your HomePod.
3. Scroll down and tap Software Updates under the Speak to Siri heading.
4. Turn off Automatically Update Software.
As you can see, there are a few different ways that you can turn off automatic updates for apple products If you want to save battery life or simply don’t want to be bothered with constant updates, one of these methods should work for you.