How to Get App Update Notifications on Galaxy S20 Play Store

Notifications are programmed to remind every smartphone user about new events and occurrences. With these notifications , we can evade from missing important software updates and thus, keep our apps and system up to date. Here’s a quick guide on how to enable these notifications and automatically receive app update notifications on Galaxy S20 Play Store.

To ensure optimum performance of an application, keeping the app up to date is highly recommended. However, this may not be achieved if you don’t know that an update is available for your app.

Normally, you’ll get to see if an app update is available by heading to the Play Store and access your apps and games. But instead of doing this, you can adjust your Play Store settings to make the app show a notification whenever a new update is available for your app.

The following steps will help you configure and activate these settings. Keep reading for more detailed instructions.

Easy Steps to adjust Play Store settings and Get App update notifications on Galaxy S20

Time Needed : 5 minutes

Lined  up below are the steps that will help you access and configure the Play Store notifications settings for all your downloaded apps. If you’re having trouble following the instructions, then you can refer to the visual representations or screenshots. 

  1. Open the Play Store app to get started.

    The app is usually lined up among the main apps from the Home screen but can also be grouped among other Google apps in one folder on the App screen.

    get app update notifications on galaxy s20 play store - open google play app

  2. From the Play Store main screen, tap the Navigation icon.

    Just look for the triple horizontal line icon on the top-left side of the display on the Search box.
    A list of sub-items will be displayed on the quick menu.


    get app update notifications on galaxy s20 play store - navigation icon

  3. Scroll down and tap Settings.

    Play Store settings and options to configure will show up on the next screen.

    get app update notifications on galaxy s20 play store - settings

  4. Tap Notifications under the General section.

    This will open the notification settings for Play Store on this device and for your account. 

    get app update notifications on galaxy s20 play store - notifications option

  5. Tap the switch next to Updates to enable the feature.

    When enabled, you will receive a notification whenever an update is available for your Play Store app.


    get app update notifications on galaxy s20 play store - notifications enabled

Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0 and up
Materials
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, Galaxy S20 Ultra

Notifications are messages that are displayed outside of an app’s user interface to provide users with reminders or other timely information from the app. Normally, users can tap on these notifications to open the app or take an action directly from and based on the notification. With this Play Store configuration, you’ll have a higher chance of not missing an important update to implement on your device. Just follow the onscreen prompts to get those updates for your apps. 

You can also activate the Auto-update apps feature if you want. This setting can be configured on the Play Store as well.

Hope this helps!

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