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How to Restrict App Background Data in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Annoying by Apps using a lot of background data on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3? Here’s how to restrict background data in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Several apps running in the background even we don’t use them. You’ll check mobile data usage and Wi-Fi data usage on Google Pixel 3 using network and internet settings. To limit Pixel 3 using a lot of data usage, you’ll set data limit & warning that use to stop data usage when reaching the limit.

You can turn on the 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 the below-given step by step process to stop android apps from using mobile data.

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How to Prevent Apps From Using Background Data in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

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

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel and tap the 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 the mobile section 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: Toggle off “Background data” of the app in your device.

Also, turn on unrestricted data access when the data saver is on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. If you don’t want to disable app background data usage, you can set data limit & warning using below given settings to automatically disable mobile data when reaching the app limit you set.

Set a Data Usage Limit on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Settings > Network & internet > Data usage > Data warning & limit > Toggle on Set Data limit > Ok > Tap on Data limit > Set data usage limit in GB/MB > Set

How to Restrict Background Data of Wi-Fi on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

Check below settings to restrict Wi-Fi data usage on the Pixel 3 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.

Close All Apps Running in the Background on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open recent apps > Swipe screen right side until see Clear all > Tap on Clear all

How to Turn On Data Saver on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Settings > Network & internet > Data usage > Data saver > Toggle on “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. If you have any questions, tell us in below comment box.

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