Google Play Store now has a new option to update apps with ‘limited amount of mobile data’

Sanjana Dhar
Sanjana Dhar May 16, 2024
Updated 2024/05/16 at 11:14 AM

Google Play Store now has a new option that will allow users to update that apps that are most used, with a limited amount of mobile data.

It is important to update the apps because for the smooth functioning of the apps as well as your smartphone, updating apps is extremely essential. In many cases updating apps requires substantial amounts of data. The default App Store- Google Play Store, comes reloaded with most of the Android powered devices. The play store is getting a new option that will help users to update apps using limited mobile data.

How does the new feature work?

According to Google, the new play store feature functions by assigning a limited portion of your monthly mobile data for updating the apps automatically with new features, whenever available. If you live in a region but unlimited 5G data is unavailable over you have a mobile data plan which offers limited mobile data, this feature is really useful.

Google Play uses the total amount of data consumed by the device during the last time the apps were updated over mobile data for calculating the mobile data budget. If the user has not used mobile data for updating their apps, Play Store will work on the average amount of mobile data other people in the region or country use.

How to enable the feature?

To use this new feature, you have to open the Play Store on your Android device and tap on the profile icon, which is present in the top right of your screen. Now click on ‘Settings’ and then tap on ‘Network Preferences’ to choose ‘Auto-Update Apps’. You will find an option called ‘Update With Limited Amount Of Mobile Data’. Tap on it and you are all set.


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