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How to restrict background data on nougat

Reduce data usage on android phone over cellular network or a Wi-Fi network. Data usage is the data of your android phone download or uploads data. Restrict background data on nougat is easy compare to lollipop devices. You can set cellular data limit on your device, so when you near to your data limit, automatically disable cellular data on android nougat 7.0.

When restrict background data, you will not receive notifications from apps that sync with the background until open it. Different settings for mobile data usage when Wi-Fi or cellular data. You can also prevent particular apps from ever using background data. In this tutorial, I will show you complete guide to restrict background data on nougat 7.0 & 7.1 devices.


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Step by step process to restrict background data on nougat 7.0 & 7.1

When disable data usage over cellular network, you can still use data by connecting to Wi-Fi network. But remember cellular data must be ON.

To turn cellular data ON / OFF, follow below given settings

Settings > Data usage > Cellular data

Set cellular data limit on nougat 7.0 & 7.1 phone

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Under Wireless & network section, tap on “Data usage

Step 3: Tap on “Billing cycle

You can see by default disable set data limit on android phone or tablet.

Step 4: Tap on “Set data limit

View below screen on your device.

Step 5: Tap on “OK” to enable set data limit on nougat 7.0 device

Your phone will turn off cellular data once it reaches the limit data usage you set.

Step 6: Tap on “Data limit

restrict background data on nougat

Step 7: Set data usage limit you want & press “SET

By default set data limit 5 GB. You can set data limit in MB / GB

To restrict background data for Wi-Fi networks follow below given steps

Settings > Data usage > Network restrictions > Turn on metered Wi-Fi network

Metered networks are worked as cellular when background data is restricted. When large number of data downloads, it may send notification of it.

I hope above given steps to restrict background data on nougat 7.0 is helpful. If you have any kind of problem, let us know below comment box, would be pleasure to help you. Don’t forget to share this useful trick with your friends!

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