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”
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!