time to time apple giving OS and Apps updates with new features and bug fixed on your Mac devices (iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook air). So you do it in two different ways, Automatically and Manually update OS X and Downloaded Apps through the app store. on big updates you have to keep backup your data. Some times stop updates in between might be cause error after when it’s in use. are your facing problem on application access and install third party app, you must have to check updates manually on Mac OS X in the cases you stopped update coming in as a notifications stopped.
Steps for Check updates manually on Mac OS X: Yosemite, Mavericks and Other
Auto updates your Mac OS and Apps
First time you will get Always Updates notification, Might be most of the users cant agreed with it, after reviews about updates features users can do it. if you go with turn on, then your mac automatically update own self by controlling all the process and running program situation very well. after that your system will be restart for apply changes.
Know updates notification from App store iCon
Check updates manually on Mac OS X : From App store
Step 1: Go to the Apple Menu, And Choose App Store or From the Spotlight search find App store.
Step 2: From top bar, Click on updates.
Read details about all available update will be displayed there if available through more option.
For older version: how to check updates manually on Mac OS X Lion, Leopard
Go to the Apple menu > Software Updates and follow the on screen instruction for update free and purchased software.
finally are you fail in check updates manually on Mac OS X and apps or install in your device then contact apple support. and gives reviews to us on comment box.