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How to reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo

Annoying of your android Oreo eating a lot of mobile data/cellular data? Let see some handy tips to reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo 8.0 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X etc. Most of all cellular data lost due to background app services, Location services, poor Wi-Fi connection and more. Facebook and Instagram is one of the most consuming mobile data usage apps.

You will disable auto downloading apps and apps update settings in android 8.0 Oreo. If possible then always try to set update apps and system software Wi-Fi only to reduce cellular data in android 8.0 Oreo. Check out below given several tips to reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo 8.0.


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5 handy tips to reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo 8.0

First of all show which apps use more mobile data usage in your android 8.0 Oreo devices. After found that particular app, disable app background data in android 8.0 Oreo to save mobile data. Check out below given methods to manage mobile data usage in Oreo.

1st Way: Turn off mobile data / cellular data when not use

Turn off cellular data when not use in your android 8.0 device.

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo

Step 2: Tap Network & Internet

Step 3: Tap data usage

Reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo 8.0 device

Step 4: Disable mobile data usage in Oreo

You can enable data saver in android 8.0 Oreo to reduce data usage and limit apps background activity in your android devices. Also allow selected app to use mobile data in your android 8.0 Oreo devices.

2nd Way: Disable app background data in android 8.0 Oreo

Some of the application use mobile data in background while not use. So find app that use more data and disable background data in your android devices.

Step 1: Go to settings in Oreo device

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap app want to disable background data

Step 4: Tap Data usage

Disable app background data in android 8.0 Oreo

By default enable background data, it means in background app usage mobile data while not use app.

Step 5: Disable background data

3rd Way: Disable location services in Oreo to reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo

Step 1: Go to settings in android 8.0

Step 2: Tap Security & location

Step 3: Tap location under privacy section

Turn off location services in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 4: Disable location services

You can individually enable / disable location permission in android Oreo 8.0 devices.

4th Way: Disable auto download & apps updates using cellular data

Step 1: Open Play Store in android 8.0

Step 2: Tap three horizontal lines

Step 3: Tap settings

Step 4: Tap auto-update apps

Disable Auto-update apps in android Oreo to reduce cellular data

Step 5: Choose auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only

5th Way: Send low quality images to reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo

In daily routine we send lot of images to friends or family members vie WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram. Make sure selected low quality images to reduce cellular data in your android 8.0 and other devices.

WhatsApp:

Media auto-download in WhatsApp:

Reduce WhatsApp mobile data usage in Oreo

WhatsApp > More > Settings > Data usage > When using mobile data > Uncheck box if checked

Set low data usage during a WhatsApp call in android Oreo:

WhatsApp > More > Settings > Data usage > low data usage

Facebook:

Check out this: Reduce mobile data usage in Facebook on any android device

Instagram:

Use less cellular data in Instagram on android:

When set less cellular data in Instagram, photos and videos may take longer time to load or open in your android devices.

Reduce cellular data usage in Instagram

Instagram > Profile icon > More > Settings > Cellular data use > use less data

Change photo upload quality in Instagram

Instagram > Profile icon > More > Settings > upload quality > basic / normal

And that’s all. End the list of possible solutions to reduce mobile data usage on android Oreo 8.0 devices. Do you have any other tips you want to share? Let us know in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest android 8.0 tips and tricks.

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