Do frozen apps get updates?

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    I am curious if I freeze an app with Titanium Backup (such as SPB 3D Shell) would it still receive updates as they are released? Is there a problem with installing them if the app is frozen or should I defrost first?
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    They wont get updated because they wont show up as installed in the market, but you can update them when you defrost them

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    Also, if they are frozen and you reinstall them from the market, they will show up in the app drawer but won't launch until you *defrost them.

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    Interesting....thank you guys very much. I have been wondering about this for a while as I have quite a few frozen that I am not using but would like to keep up to date just in case I change my mind one day.
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    Actually you can make frozen apps show up in the market, if memory serves me right, so they can be updated. Just dig through the settings for Titanium Backup.
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