How to manage app data usage on Android 9

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Here’s how to manage app data usage on Android 9 Pie devices such as Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel Pie and more. You can check app usage data on android Pie device under network & internet settings. In data usage app settings, you can see mobile data usage and Wi-Fi data usage also.

Data usage is the data your phone uploads or downloads using mobile data. To reduce data usage on android 9 Pie, you’ll use data saver mode, set data usage warning or limit, restrict background data usage by app and other settings. Follow below given step by step process to manage app data usage on Android 9.0.

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How to manage app data usage on Android 9 Pie

First of all find app that usage more data in your android device. You can check data usage app on android Pie using below given settings.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel from the top

Step 2: Tap Settings gear icon

Step 3: Tap Network & internet

In Android Pie network and internet settings, you can see Wi-Fi, Mobile network, Data usage, Hotspot & tethering, Airplane mode, VPN and private DNS.

Android 9 Pie data usage settings

Step 4: Tap Data usage

How to manage app data usage on Android 9 Pie

Step 5: Tap App data usage under mobile section

Manage app data usage on Android 9

Here you can see data usage app by individually. Find app that usage more data and disable background data to save data.

App data usage on Android 9 Pie

Step 6: Select app usage more data and turn off toggle “Background data

You can set data warning or data limit to restrict apps from using data android 9 Pie devices.

How to restrict apps from using more data on android Pie

Data warning: Set data usage warning to notify when reach the set data warning.

Data limit: After reached the data limit you set, your android device mobile data will turn off automatically.

Set data limit on Android 9 Pie

To reduce data usage on android 9 Pie, set limit of data usage apps in your device using below given settings.

Step 1: Go to settings in your Android 9 Pie

Step 2: Tap Network & internet

Step 3: Tap Data usage

Set data limit on android 9 Pie devices

Step 4: Tap Data warning & limit under Mobile section

Set data limit android 9 Pie phone

By default turn off set data limit toggle.

Step 5: Turn on toggle set data limit

You can see pop-up message on screen: Limiting data usage

Step 6: Tap OK

Step 7: Tap Data limit

Set data usage limit android 9 Pie phone

Step 8: Now set data usage limit in GB/MB and tap Set

Now automatically turn off cellular data when reach the limit you set in your android Pie devices. You can also check mobile data usage app on android 9 Pie using below given settings.

Settings > Network & internet > Mobile network > App data usage

Find app usage more mobile data and restrict app background activity in android 9 Pie device. To reduce data usage on Android 9 Pie, turn off mobile data, auto-sync, data roaming and other unnecessary activity in your device.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to manage app data usage on Android 9 Pie. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box.

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