For eg: for automatic iCloud backups, the iPhone must be connected to WiFi, plugged in and locked, and backup takes place once a day. Similarly, what would be the conditions for auto updating of iOS apps?

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The conditions for iOS apps auto update are mentioned below.

  1. The app is purchased by you (or any family member if Family Sharing is ON)
  2. In Settings ->iTunes & App Store, in the Automatic Downloads section, Updates is turned on.
  3. If you want to update the apps on Cellular data, you can enable it on the same screen.

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