How to Enable Auto Update Feature on Google TV
Last updated: Feb 8, 2023
Google Chromecast offers an automatic update feature which saves the hassle of manually updating applications. Enabling this option will ensure that whenever any app finds an update online, it will automatically download the update and install it. It is the best option if you want the applications to be updated at all times. This article will provide a detailed step-by-step procedure that will help to enable the automatic app update feature on Google Chromecast.
Step 1: Find the Apps Button on the Home screen
Use the navigation button on Google Chromecast, and find the Play Store button. You need to scroll to the Apps button on top of the screen. It will be between the Home and Library buttons. Once selected, press OK to access the Apps. Note that the aforementioned options will be found on the Home Screen of the Google Chromecast.
Step 2: Find Google Play Store
After accessing the Apps button, you need to find Google Play Store under the Apps menu. Use the search button and type in Play Store. After search is complete the Google Play Store will automatically open on the screen. The Play Store appears in name of Google Play.
Step 3: Selecting Settings
As Google Play Store is accessed, you need to find settings. For that, you have to navigate the application and find the settings button which looks like a gear using the voice remote. Press OK to access settings.
Step 4: Select Auto Update Apps
Inside the Settings option, you have to find Auto Update Apps. Under the Auto-update apps please select Auto-update-apps at any time option. After selecting the option press OK to enable the function.
Step 5: Confirming the selection
Press the Back navigation button on the voice to save and exit the Home menu. The auto-update app feature is enabled. Whenever any app will receive an update, it will automatically get downloaded through Chromecast.
Frequently asked questions on How to enable the Auto-update features on Google Chromecast with Google TV
How do I enable auto-update on Google Chromecast with Google TV?
To enable auto-update on Chromecast with Google TV, go to Settings, then System, then About, then System update, and toggle on "Auto-update."
What are the benefits of having auto-update turned on?
With auto-update turned on, your Chromecast with Google TV will receive the latest security and feature updates automatically, ensuring that your device is up to date and functioning optimally.
Is it safe to enable auto-update on my Chromecast with Google TV?
Yes, it's safe to enable auto-update on your Chromecast with Google TV. The updates are thoroughly tested by Google before being released to the public.
Can I manually check for updates if auto-update is turned on?
Yes, you can manually check for updates even if auto-update is turned on. Go to Settings, then System, then About, then System update, and tap on "Check for updates."
What happens if there's an issue with an update?
A: If there's an issue with an update, you can contact Google support for assistance. In some cases, you may also be able to resolve the issue by resetting your Chromecast with Google TV to its factory settings.