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How to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel

Annoying of using more cellular data on your Pixel and Pixel XL phone? One of the main reasons to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel XL is the apps using more background data. Always try to update apps only via Wi-Fi in our pixel XL 7.1.2 devices. Also turn on data saver on android device to save battery life also.

You can turn off notifications, disable account sync and set photo and video upload quality medium to reduce data usage on your Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone. In Google Maps and Google play music app storing data locally in your android device. Check out each one listed below methods to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone.


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How to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2

Try below given different ways to reduce Google Pixel data usage.

1st Way: Stop app from using background data on pixel

Step 1: Go to Settings

Step 2: Under device section, tap on apps

Step 3: Select app want to disable background data

Step 4: Tap on Data usage

reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel XL

By default enable mobile data usage in the background.

Step 5: Disable background data

2nd Way: Turn on data saver on Pixel to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel XL

To reduce Google Pixel data usage, data saver helpful to stop some of the apps from sending or receiving data in the background.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your pixel

Step 2: Under Wireless & networks, tap on Data usage

Step 3: Tap on Data saver

Turn on data saver on your Pixel and Pixel XL phone

Step 4: Enable data saver on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

3rd Way: Turn on Google Chrome data saver on android phone

Step 1: Open Google Chrome app in your pixel device

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots from top of the right side corner

Step 3: Touch Settings

Step 4: Under advanced section, tap on Data saver

Turn on data saver on Google chrome in your pixel

Step 5: Enable data saver on Chrome in Google pixel 7.1.2

4th Way: Set auto-update apps over Wi-Fi to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel XL

When update apps or software using mobile data, it will consuming more data and also download data slow compare to Wi-Fi. So if possible always try to update apps or system software using Wi-Fi only on your Google Pixel XL.

Set auto update apps over Wi-Fi on your pixel XL phone

Google Play Store > Three horizontal line > Settings > General > Auto-update apps > Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only

5th Way: Set mobile data limit on Google Pixel

You can also set mobile data limit on your Google pixel and pixel XL using below settings to limit data usage. When mobile data reach the limit, it will automatically stop.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your pixel

Step 2: Under Wireless & networks, tap on Data usage

Step 3: Under mobile section, tap on Billing cycle

By default turned off data limit on your pixel device.

Step 4: Turned on set data limit & press OK

Step 5: Tap on Data limit

Set data usage limit on Google Pixel phone

Step 6: Set data usage limit in MB / GB & tap on SET

That’s all. Do you know some other tricks to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel and pixel XL phone? Share with us in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest android tricks.

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