How to restrict background data in Pixel 3

Annoying by background data usage by apps on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 Pie 9.0? Here’s how to restrict background data in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie 9.0. Several apps running on the background even we don’t use. You’ll check app data usage and Wi-Fi data usage on Google Pixel 3 using network and internet settings.

You can turn on data saver on Pixel 3 to reduce mobile data on your phone. By default enable usage of mobile data in the background in your Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. Follow below given step by step process to restrict background data in Pixel 3.

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How to restrict background data in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie 9.0

To stop background data usage and close background apps in Pixel 3, apply below given steps in your android 9 Pie devices.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel and tap Settings gear icon

Step 2: Tap Network & internet

You can see Wi-Fi, Mobile network, Data usage, Hotspot & tethering, Airplane mode, VPN and Private DNS settings.

Google Pixel 3 data usage settings

Step 3: Tap Data usage

Here check app data usage and Wi-Fi data usage.

Pixel 3 App data usage

Step 4: Tap App data usage under mobile sub heading to see used Google Pixel 3 app data usage

List of all apps usage data is available in your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL (Show below given screenshot). You’ll restrict background data for individual apps in your android device.

Background data usage by apps on Pixel 3 XL

Step 5: Tap app you want to turn off background data

How to restrict background data of Wi-Fi on Pixel 3 XL

By default activate background data in your Pixel 3 and other android devices.

How to restrict background data in Pixel 3

Step 6: Turn off toggle “Background data” of app in your device

Also turn on unrestricted data access when data saver is on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3.

How to restrict background data of Wi-Fi on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

Check below settings to restrict Wi-Fi data usage on Pixel 3 Pie 9.0 device.

Restrict background data of Wi-Fi on Pixel 3 XL Pie

Settings > Network & internet > Data usage > Wi-Fi data usage > Tap app you want to disable app data usage on background > Turn off toggle background data

To save data, enable data saver on your Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other android devices.

How to turn on data saver on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie 9.0

Settings > Network & internet > Data usage > Data saver > Turn on toggle “Use data saver”

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to restrict background data in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie 9.0. If you have any question, tell us in below comment box.

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