How to set Metered Wi-Fi network on android Oreo

Do you have any idea about how Metered Wi-Fi network works? Let see complete guide to set Metered Wi-Fi network on android Oreo 8.1 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P/5X and more. You’ll find Metered Wi-Fi networks under network & internet settings. All of your saved networks are automatically add to Metered Wi-Fi networks. To metered wifi networks android device, must turn on Wi-Fi in your phone.

Metered networks are treated like mobile networks when background data is restricted. Apps may warn before using these networks for large downloads. In your android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1, you can set a Wi-Fi network as Metered/Automatic/Note metered. Follow below given step by step process to set Metered Wi-Fi network on android Oreo devices.

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How to set Metered Wi-Fi network on android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1

Step 1: Open app drawer & Go to settings in your Oreo

Network & internet settings in Oreo device


Step 2: Tap on Network & internet settings

Android Oreo data usage settings

Step 3: Tap on Data usage

Network restrictions under data usage settings in Oreo

Step 4: Scroll down up to Wi-Fi section & tap on Network restriction

Metered wifi networks android device

Step 5: Tap any saved network under Metered Wi-Fi networks

How to set Metered Wi-Fi network on android Oreo

Step 6: Choose Metered

You can also see Automatic and Not metered or unmetered WiFi network. If not use then turn off metered connection in your android Oreo devices.

When you saved any Wi-Fi network in your android Oreo, Nougat & marshmallow devices, it will automatically add to Metered Wi-Fi networks list. You’ll see saved Wi-Fi network list in Oreo using below settings.

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo

Step 2: Tap on Network & internet settings

Step 3: Tap on Wi-Fi

Here you can see Wi-Fi preferences and saved network.

Saved networks list on android Oreo

Step 4: Tap on Saved networks

List of saved networks are view in your android Oreo and other devices. Also add new network in your device.

Do you have any idea about to set a Wi-Fi network as Metered on Samsung Galaxy, Huawei, HTC, Nokia, LG, Mi and other android devices?

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to set Metered Wi-Fi network on android Oreo devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. We’ll respond as soon as possible. Check out our other android O tips.

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