1.23 Keep device Apps up to date


Regularly update your device apps.
The recommended state for this setting is: Update apps.


Keeping apps updated gives you access to the latest features and improves app security and stability. This has similar advantages as patching. Hence, keep your device apps updated.

NOTE: Nessus has not performed this check. Please review the benchmark to ensure target compliance.


Follow the below steps to update all Apps:

Tap/slide up Launcher.
Launch Play Store App in the App drawer.
Tap Menu.
Tap My apps & Games.
If there are any updates pending, then tap Update All.


You might incur data charges.

Default Value:

By default, apps are automatically updated. If cellular data is not a concern or secure Wi-Fi
is available then you can leave the default Playstore app setting to auto update the apps to
ensure that apps are updated automatically.

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