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    How do I turn off automatic updates in Skype for Windows 10?

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    Automatic updates are the easiest way to keep Skype for Windows 10 up-to-date. They’re turned on by default, but if you need to disable them:

    1. On the Start screen, select Store to open the Microsoft Store.
    2. Select your account menu, which is your avatar or picture next to the search box and select Settings.
    3. Under App updates, turn the toggle for Update apps automatically to Off.

      Note: This will turn off automatic updating for all apps from the Microsoft Store. You can turn the automatic updates back on whenever you'd like.  If you would like to manually update Skype, please go to the Micorsoft Store for app updates.

     


     

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