How to Enable/Disable Auto Update System Samsung Galaxy S20


The Samsung Galaxy S20 allows for control over when the system updates by enabling or disabling the auto-update but the option can vary from carrier-to-carrier.

The option is available on all Galaxy S20 smartphone versions, including the S20 Plus and S20 Ultra.

Once the option is set, the phone will need to be restarted for it to go into effect.

This option is one of many to turn off auto-updates which varies across cell provides.

For example, Google Play also has an auto-update that can be turned off.

Android 8, 9, and 10 seem to force you to update for some phones depending on the carrier.

The update for these phones is being controlled by the “Google Play Services” system app.

If this is the case with your Galaxy S21, go to Settings–> App Settings, then tap the menu button and select “show system.”

Scroll until you see “Google Play Services” and disable access to storage and change system settings.

Do the same and disable storage permissions for the “Google” app.

Be sure not to update from the Play Store; otherwise, it may reset the Settings.

Below is a step-by-step to Auto Update System Samsung Galaxy S20 with a video at the bottom of the page if needed.

How to Enable/Disable Auto Update System Samsung Galaxy S20

  1. Go to Settings (Gear Icon)
  2. How To Enable Developer Options Galaxy S20 Step 1

  3. Scroll down and select About Phone
  4. How To Enable Developer Options Galaxy S20 Step 2

  5. Click Software Information
  6. How To Enable Developer Options Galaxy S20 Step 3

  7. Tap on Build Number 7 Times
  8. How To Enable Developer Options Galaxy S20 Step 4

  9. A message will display Developer Mod Has Been Turned On
  10. How To Enable Developer Options Galaxy S20 Step 5

  11. Go back to the main settings page and below About Phone will be Developer Options.
  12. Make sure the Developer options is turned on.
  13. Select the option Auto Update System to disable or enable it.



 




 

1 thought on “How to Enable/Disable Auto Update System Samsung Galaxy S20”

  1. OMG THANK YOU SO MUCH. Ive spent hours trying to find this. Tmobile had no idea, so I went to another store, again, no idea. Spent hours googling with no results. You sir are my hero. I know for a fact these updates are NO GOOD whatsoever. They weaken your phone…over time leading to issues and battery draining faster and faster by each update. You sir are my savor. god bless you

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