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Configuring Devices Prior To Starting Data Collection

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  1. How to disable app auto-updates on Android devices
  2. How to disable auto-updates on iOS devices

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This article is currently being written, and is not yet complete. If you require support or assistance with this topic, please contact the project team directly.

This article is work in progress, and will be developed in the coming days and weeks to contain more information. For the time-being, we are simply advise users to disable automatic updates on their devices prior to starting data collection. You should also follow typical best-practices regarding device security, such as enabling pass-codes and encryption. These topics will be discussed as this article is updated.

How to disable app auto-updates on Android devices

  1. Open the Google Play Store app. Google Play Icon
  2. On the upper left side of the screen, tap the menu icon. Menu icon - three horizontal lines
  3. Tap “Settings”.
  4. Tap “Auto-update apps”.

  5. Tap “Don’t auto-update apps”.

  6. Tap “Done”.

How to disable auto-updates on iOS devices

  1. Tap on the Settings App on your main screen

  2. Tap on General > Software Update > Automatic Updates

  3. Disable automatic updates by switching it off

Disable Automatic Updates on iPhone for iOS 12



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