How Do I Set the Frequency of Update Checks on My Firefox OS?

Posted June 29, 2015 by Leomar Umpad in Firefox OS

Change check update frequency on Firefox OS

An updated Firefox OS phone helps you correct bugs and errors on previous versions. Also, updating your device to the latest version lets you enjoy the latest functions and features available for your phone. Depending on the need, phone developers and manufacturers release phone updates from time to time. While some phones do not automatically check for updates, Firefox OS by default checks for them on a monthly basis. If you want to change the frequency of these update checks on your Firefox OS device, then this article is for you.

How to Change the Frequency of Update Checks on a Firefox OS Phone

To change the default monthly update check on your Firefox OS phone, follow these steps:

1.Go to your Home screen by pressing the Home button on the middle bottom part of the device.Firefox OS - Home Screen
2.On the Home screen, locate the gear icon. Tap on the icon to open up Settings.Firefox OS - Settings
3.In Settings, scroll down until you are on the Device section.Firefox OS - Settings - Device
4.Tap on the Device Information option under the Device section.Firefox OS - Settings - Device Information
5.Device Information will now display important information about your phone (i.e., your phone number, model, software version and other details).Firefox OS - Settings - Device Information Details
6.Scroll down until you will see the Check For Updates section. You can see that it is set to do a monthly check. Firefox OS - Settings - Check for Updates
7.Tap on the drop-down box to view all available update times.Firefox OS - Settings - Updates Drop Down
8.From the list of options, choose how often you prefer your phone to check for updates by tapping on one of the options (daily, weekly, or monthly). Firefox OS - Settings - Updates Drop Down - Options
9.Tap on OK when you have made your choice.Firefox OS - Settings - Updates Drop Down - OK
10.You are done! Your phone will periodically check for updates based on the option you chose.Firefox OS - Settings - Check for Updates - Daily

Did you have any issues with any of the steps above? Are you having trouble with your Firefox OS phone? Drop us a message at the comments section, and we will get back to you.


About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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