If, however, you need to update more frequently and/or you do not need to update while the device is asleep, then you can instead perform updates based on an alarm that will not wake the device.
To do so, set an alarm with an Intent that your as duduli said...
I also inspect the settings of the provder when on Update is called and everything set in XML above (e.g. However, based on your answer I dugfurther and noticed that I am looking at 1.5 docs.
After that the widget displays and on Update is never called again. I was going line by line through the docs and they didn't mention that.
After recently purchasing Samsung’s new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S4, I have had a weird issue with some of my beloved weather widgets not updating.
I had tried several different ones and after a period of time, the widget would stop updating or responding to the manual update input from touching the widget.
Thanks.), then the device will wake up in order to perform the update.
If you don't update more than once per hour, this probably won't cause significant problems for the battery life.