Disabling downloads over metered connections
If you use a Wi‑Fi connection that is metered or capped, make sure you identify it as a metered connection. Here’s how:
- Go to Start , then Settings > Network & Internet > Wi‑Fi > Advanced options
- Use the toggle under Set as metered connection to set your Wi‑Fi connection as metered.
- Click on the Apple menu then System Preferences:
- Click the blue “App Store” icon. It looks like an “A”:
- Uncheck Automatically check for updates: