Track Your Data Use On Android Devices

Android devices usually have a stable network connection. But the mobile networks that can be used limits the subscription cycle. Now you may be thinking of upgrading to an expensive plan. The issue is that many mobile systems limit how much data can be used during the subscription cycle.

Instead of spending an extra penny on internet plans, pay closer attention to how and when you use data and scale back. It is a natural process. These are the few things you can do to scale up your data on Android devices.

1. Limit Your Mobile Data Consumption

Wi-Fi is readily available everywhere these days. You go to the office or malls, or you are traveling. The best part of Android devices is that they can automatically switch to the data network and Wi-Fi connections. There are always chances you may lose network connection and change to data network without knowing.

You can consider preempting the issue by disabling mobile data. You can do this by tapping at the top screen and drag downwards to see various phone settings. This tab contains enabling and disabling mobile data.

Another option is you open you Android Phone-Go to Settings-Search for a menu- Mobile data configurations. From here you can now turn off data entirely or set limitations to your data based on your service plans or allowances.

Pro Tip – If you swipe down with two fingers on your android phone the phone setting will appear, after this swipe right with two fingers and now two finger scroll down will show another page settings. Control your entire phone with this simple finger salute.

2. Limit Background Data

You are unaware that many of your Android apps use data even when your phone is locked. The data keeps running in the background and the data usage can take chunks out of your data. How can you limit the usage of your background data?

  • Go to the Android settings app.
  • Select the Apps menu ( name varies based on the mobile phone you are using. Just search for the menu list on your phone.)
  • Tap on the app you don’t want to use in the background data.
  • Select to restrict the app background data.

The apps have a lot of information about various data ng. Both in foreground and background. You can use this to configure background data.

3. Use Chrome Data Compression

Google Chrome web browser is installed right out there in all Android devices. Before you think of trying other browsers, Chrome has some of the best data saving features.

Example: Once you enable data comprehensions, Google can see which websites you are visiting.

You can turn this feature on- Open the Chrome app by,

  • Tap the button with three dots on the extreme right.
  • Select Settings
  • Select Data server under settings
  • Now toggle the On Switch

Google has confirmed that this can save up to 60 % of data usage in the browser. This feature also detects bad and harmful websites.

There is an end number of ways you can save and protect your Android data. Now ave that data consumption and save those extra penny’s you need to spend on data.

2019-04-15T12:04:34+00:00April 15th, 2019|

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