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How to Reduce Data Usage on Google Pixel XL and Pixel

Annoying by Google Pixel using a lot of data? Here you can check the methods to reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. One of the main reasons for using more data on Google Pixel XL is the apps running in the background even we don’t use it. You can set data limit, disable account sync, and set photo and video upload quality medium to reduce data usage on your Google Pixel phone. Always try to update apps only via Wi-Fi if possible in your Pixel XL (7.1.2) devices. Also, turn on the data saver on the Android device to save battery life on Pixel XL. In Google Maps and Google play music app storing data locally in your Android device.

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How to Reduce Mobile Data Usage on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

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

Stop App From Using Background Data on Pixel

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on Apps.

Step 3: Select the app that wants to disable background data.

Step 4: Tap on Data usage.

reduce mobile data usage on Google Pixel XL

By default enabled mobile data usage in the background.

Step 5: Disable “Background data” toggle.

Turn on data saver on Pixel

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.

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 the advanced section, tap on the Data saver.

Turn on data saver on Google chrome in your pixel

Step 5: Enable data saver on Chrome in Google Pixel.

Set Auto-Update Apps Over WiFi

When update apps or software using mobile data, it will consume 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

Set Mobile Data Limit on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

You can also set a mobile data limit on your Google Pixel and Pixel XL using the 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 the mobile section, tap on the 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 the latest Android tricks.

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