Automatic update is a great feature which Apple introduced on iOS 7. When turning on automatic app updates, it automatically updates to the new version of any apps when connected to Wifi and cellular data. This is great for most users to stay up-to-date without manually doing anything.
But some users like to stay to the previous version and always want to disable automatic downloading app updates on iPhone/iPad due to some reason. Because you can’t downgrade back to previous version once you have updated the app. So doing this you always have an option to stay in the older version or can update to the latest version anytime you like.
Here’s a simple steps on How to disable automatic app updates on iPhone/iPad and iPod touch running iOS 10 or later or below
How to disable automatic app updates on iOS 10
Step 1: Go to Settings > App and iTunes Stores.
Step 2: Tap on the Updates button to toggle it off.
Along with that you can also disable automatic downloads for Music, Apps and Books as well.
That’s all. You are done!
Note: Automatic Downloads are not available while you are in Low Power Mode.
So simply turn off Low Power Mode when you wanted to disable or enable the automatic downloads.