How to block Chrome auto-update on Android

Unfortunately, new versions of apps are not always better and faster. That is why you may need to disable the updates of a specific app.

Note, that these steps are not a solution in any case. The guide can serve as only a temporary workaround. We don’t recommend neither blocking app updates nor using old app versions.

How to Prevent Chrome from Auto-Updating on Android

Follow the steps on your phone or tablet.

Launch the Play Store:


Press on the icon menu-icon on the upper left:


Enter My apps:


Select Chrome:


Press Menu button on your device.

Unset the Auto-update checkbox:


Warning! In such a way you can only disable the automatic updates. But you will be still prompted for manual updates from time to time.


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