How to Enable or Disable Automatic Update of Microsoft Store Apps on Windows 11?

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Windows Store apps automatically update the latest version by default, which is the recommended setting. Sometimes you’d like to disable automatic updating to save bandwidth and traffic, especially when you’re on a slow connection or evaluating Windows on a Virtual Machine.

Also, if most of those installed apps aren’t used frequently (other than the few important ones), that’s another reason to turn off the auto-update feature. You can constantly update all or specific apps on-demand manually via Windows Store Settings.

There are many reasons for a person to want to disable automatic app updates. Maybe they fear having to deal with bugs that might plague apps after an initial update. Those who have installed many apps from the Microsoft Store constantly want to keep it updated. Due to some reason, they want to stop the automatic update; this risewindows article will help them.

How to Automatically Update Microsoft Store apps on Windows 11?

If you want to update the Microsoft Store apps automatically on your Windows 11 machine, use the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the Microsoft Store app by clicking on its taskbar icon or from the Start menu.

Step 2. Now, click on the profile image and select App settings from the pop-up menu.

Step 3. Then, to keep all the Microsoft apps updated automatically, turn On the toggle switch beside App updates.

Those Windows 11 users who want to install the updates manually or want to disable them for some reason should turn Off the toggle switch beside the App updates.

How to Manually Update Microsoft Store Apps on Windows 11?

If you have disabled the automatic update or want to manually check if an update is available for the Microsoft Store app on Windows 11, use the following:-

Step 1. Firstly, open the Microsoft Store app by clicking on its taskbar icon or from the Start menu.

Step 2. Click the library icon in the left sidebar.

Step 3. Then on the right sidebar, select the Get updates button.

If an update is available for any installed app, it will start downloading immediately.

That’s it for the article.

Good luck & Keep growing, guys.

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