We can easily view mobile and Wi-fi data usage of apps in our android devices. By default enable usage of mobile data in the background for all apps. You can individually check YouTube data usage using network and internet settings in your android Oreo and upcoming android P 9.0 devices. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to limit mobile data usage on YouTube android device.
You can set limiting mobile data usage in your device, so when it reaches the data limit you set, it’ll turn off mobile data automatically. If you’re watching HD quality video on YouTube, it’ll consume more data compare to low quality video. So if possible then try to watch HD video only enable Wi-Fi in your android device. Let see how to limit mobile data usage on YouTube android phone.
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How to limit mobile data usage on YouTube android device
There are three ways to reduce YouTube data usage in android Oreo and upcoming android P 9.0 devices. Check out below given list of methods.
1st Method: Enable mobile data usage on YouTube android
If you want to set low data usage YouTube app in android phone, enable mobile data usage on YouTube android device.
Step 1: Open YouTube app in your android phone or tablet
Step 2: Tap Profile icon at upper right corner
Step 3: Tap Settings
Step 4: Tap General
Here you can see YouTube take a break feature, limit mobile data usage, upload quality, restricted mode and more settings.
Step 5: Turn on “Limit mobile data usage” toggle button
Now by default video quality set normal, you can watch HD video only while your android device connected to Wi-Fi network only.
2nd Method: Limit mobile data usage on YouTube android Oreo & android P 9.0
Step 1: Swipe down notification panel and tap Settings icon
Step 2: Tap Network & internet
Step 3: Tap Data usage
Step 4: Tap Data warning & limit under Mobile section
By default disable set data limit.
Step 5: Turn on “Set data limit” toggle button
You can see pop up message on screen: Limiting data usage
Step 6: Tap OK
Step 7: Now enable set data limit in your device
Step 8: Tap Data limit
Step 9: Set data usage limit in GB/MB you want to set and tap Set
Now whenever your mobile data usage limit reach, turned off mobile data automatically in android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 and other devices.
3rd Method: Disable YouTube background data usage in android
Step 1: Go to settings in your android device
Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications
Step 3: Tap See all apps
Step 4: Find YouTube app and open it
Step 5: Tap Data usage
Step 6: Disable background data on YouTube
Now this method is helpful to reduce mobile data usage on YouTube android Oreo and android P 9.0 devices.
End the list of possible solutions to limit mobile data usage on YouTube android device. Do you have any other tricks you want to share? Let us know in the comment section below.