How to Reduce Data Usage on Google Pixel 6 Pro/Pixel 6/Pixel 6a 5G

Last Updated on July 21, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by limiting data usage on Google Pixels (Android 12) devices? Here’s how to reduce data usage on Google Pixel 6 Pro/Pixel 6/Pixel 6a 5G. Several reasons consume high mobile data usage like unnecessary background data, auto sync-account, apps running in the background, enabling GPS, and more. You can set data limits on your Pixels to limit data usage. Also, turn on the data saver on Pixels to prevent some apps from sending or receiving data in the background.

How Do I Limit Data Usage on Google Pixels?

You can restrict data usage on Pixels using the below given different methods.

How to Set Mobile Data Limit on Google Pixels (Android 12)

It will reduce mobile data usage in your Pixels. When you reach the data limit, it will automatically stop using cellular data on your phone.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel twice at the top and tap the Settings icon.

Step 2: Tap on Network and internet.

Step 3: Tap on SIMs.

Data warning and limit settings on Google Pixels

Step 4: Scroll down and tap on Data warning and limit.

Reduce data usage on Google Pixel 6 Pro

Step 5: Toggle on the Set data limit.

How to Reduce Data Usage on Google Pixel 6 Pro

Step 6: Tap on OK.

How Do I Limit Data Usage on Google Pixels

Step 7: Tap on the Data limit.

How to Reduce Data Usage on Pixel 6 Pro

Step 8: Set data usage limit in MB/GB and tap on Set.

Your phone will turn off mobile data once it reaches your set limit.

How to Restrict Background Data for App using much Mobile Data on Google Pixels

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel twice at the top and tap on the Settings icon.

Step 2: Tap on Network and internet.

Step 3: Tap on SIMs.

Step 4: Tap on App data usage.

You can see a list of apps using more mobile data on your phone.

Limit Data Usage on Google Pixels

Step 5: Tap on App you want to restrict data usage for the app’s background.

Restrict Background Data for App on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 6: Toggle off Background data.

How to Check WiFi Data Usage on Google Pixels (Android 12)

Check WiFi Data Usage on Android phone

Settings > Network and internet > Internet > Scroll at the end and tap on WiFI data usage or Non-operator data usage

How to Enable Data Saver Mode on Google Pixels

This Google data saver mode for Pixels uses to limit mobile data usage. This mode limits activity for apps and background data.

Step 1: Open the app drawer and tap on the Settings app.

Step 2: Tap on Network and internet.

Google data saver mode for Pixels

Step 3: Tap on Data saver.

Enable Data Saver Mode on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 4: Toggl on Use data saver.

You can see the + icon on top of the status bar.

How to Prevent Apps from Interrupted when Turn Off Wi-Fi Network

Prevent Apps to Interrupted when Turn Off Wi-Fi Network

Settings > Network & internet > Data saver > Unrestricted data > Toggle on App

How to Turn Off Auto-Sync on Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

This will reduce data and battery usage on your device. To save data and battery life, disable auto-sync using the below settings on your Pixels.

Step 1: Tap on the Settings app in the app drawer.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Passwords & accounts.

Step 3: Scroll down at the end of the page and toggle off Automatically sync app data (Show below given screenshot).

This pop-up message view: Turn auto-sync data off?

Turn Off Auto-Sync on Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

Step 4: Tap on OK.

How to Turn Mobile Data Off on Google Pixels

Turn Mobile Data Off on Google Pixels

Settings > Network & internet > SIMs > Toggle off Mobile data

How to Turn Off Data Roaming on Google Pixel

Turn Off Data Roaming on Google Pixel 6

Settings > Network & internet > SIMs > Toggle off Roaming data

How to Set App Update Over Wi-Fi only on Pixels

Step 1: Open the Google play store app in your Pixels.

Step 2: Tap on the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Step 4: Tap on General.

Step 5: Tap on Network preference.

Step 6: Tap on Auto-update apps.

Set App Updat over Wi-Fi only on Pixels

Step 7: Choose Over Wi-Fi only and tap on Done.

How Do i Turn Off Background Data in Pixel 6?

You can turn off background data for individual apps in your Pixel 6 to go Settings > Network and internet > SIMs > App data usage > Select the app usage highest cellular data > Toggle off Background data. Also, allow unrestricted data access when the data saver is on.

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And that’s all. End the list of methods to reduce data usage on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6. Do you know any alternative ways to limit data usage on Pixels? Please, share it with us in below comment box.

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