Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips
Want to restrict apps from using data on Pixel 4a (5G)? Here’s how to set app data limit on Google Pixel 4a, 4a 5G, and Pixel 5 (Stock Android 11). You can limit app data usage in Pixel 4a to set data warning and limit to automatically stop the app using cellular data. Also, disable background data for the individual apps in your Pixels. You can use the Digital Wellbeing feature and set app timer to pause app that usage more mobile data.
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How to Set a Data Limit on Google Pixel 4a 5G/Pixel 5
You can set a daily data limit on your Pixels using the below-given settings.
Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel from the top and tap on the Settings gear icon.
Step 2: Tap Network and internet.
Step 3: Tap on Mobile network.
Step 4: Tap Data warning & limit.
By default enabled data warning and set data warning as 2.00 GB.
Step 5: Toggle on Set data limit.
You can see this pop-up message: Limiting data usage
Step 6: Tap on OK.
Step 7: Tap on Data limit.
Step 8: Enter the data usage limit and tap on Set.
Also, set a mobile data usage cycle and data warning to reduce mobile data usage in your Pixels.
How to Restrict Apps From Using Data in the Background in Google Pixel 4a
Step 1: Go to Settings.
Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.
Step 3: Tap on See all apps.
Step 4: Find the App and open it.
Step 5: Tap Mobile data & Wi-Fi.
Step 6: Toggle off Background data.
Alternative Way: Settings > Network & internet > Mobile network > App data usage > Select the app using more mobile data > Toggle off Background data
How to Set App Timer on Pixel 4a to Pause App
It will temporarily disable the app until the timer is complete in your Pixels.
Settings > Digital Wellbeing & parental controls > Dashboard > Tap the Timer icon in front of app > Set app timer > OK
When starting the timer, you can see the app paused message on the screen. Your app timer ran out. It’ll start again tomorrow. To use the app again, remove the timer using the same above settings.
That’s all. We hope the above-given tutorial use to set the app data limit in Google Pixel 4a 5G. Do you still have any questions? Tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest Pixel 4a tips and tricks.