It will, however, automatically check for software updates.
If it finds a software update, you’ll then be asked if you wish to install it.
If you switch on the Use Mobile Data option, you may see a spike in your mobile data usage and associated charges, if any.
If you leave it off, your apps won’t auto-update until you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network.
What are your thoughts on automatic updates on i OS?
When you plug your i Pod into your computer, i Tunes may automatically sync music and other data to it.
The reason for this is that a software update will overwrite your jailbreak, and you likely won’t be able to redo it until the jailbreak community comes out with a new hack.
Once there’s a jailbreak method available for the new software, you can go ahead and upgrade.
This setting is inconvenient if you use multiple computers or if the data on your i Pod is different from that on your computer.
Stop your i Pod from syncing by changing the settings in i Tunes, then configuring the device for manual syncing.
If you can’t update wirelessly on your i OS device, you can update manually using i Tunes on a computer that you trust.
If your computer is using Personal Hotspot on the i OS device that you’re updating, connect your computer to a different Wi-Fi or Ethernet network before you update.
If you'd rather update your apps on your own schedule, all you need to do is turn off automatic updates.