It’s time to stop your android apps from consuming lots of internet bandwidth. Below we are going to mention some methods that will help you restrict data usage for specific apps. Go through the post to know about it.
If your android apps are consuming up your internet bandwidth then it’s time to stop them and for that, we have a method. For android, we had discussed many tweaks and tricks until now and today we are going to show you some methods that will help you restrict data usage for specific apps on your android. As in iPhone there is built in feature by which you can disallow any app to consume the internet data, but in android, there is no such option. However, we have a way by which you can do this in your android too. So have a look on complete guide discussed below to proceed.
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How to Restrict Data Usage for Specific Apps On Android
The methods depend on some inbuilt settings as well as on an app that will let you stop the internet usage to a specific app that you think consuming up your internet bandwidth. So follow some simple methods discussed below to proceed.
Limit your Data using Built-In Option
You can easily manage your internet data on your android smartphone without any app because your android comes up with an extraordinary feature of restricting your cellular data. Let’s know how to use make use of this feature
Step 1. Go to setting and select Data Usage from there. Once you opened the Data Usage you can see the option of “Set Cellular Data limit” You need to turn that on
Step 2. You need to set your satisfactory limit there looking upon your internet plans.
That’s it! Now the extra usage of cellular data won’t be a hurdle.
Restrict App Background Data
Likewise, the above one which lets you set the data usage limit, this one will allow you to restrict background data within the apps. As you don’t know which app is consuming your data, you can easily restrict background data of each app manually. Let’s know how to restrict app background data
Step 1. Simply Go to Settings>Data Usage> You can see many apps that are consuming your cellular data.
Step 2. Select any app from the list and you can see the option of “Restrict app Background data” Enable it
That’s it now your background data for the particular app will be restricted.
Step 1. First of all, you need to root your android device as the app we going to discuss right below works on rooted android. So first Root Your Android Device.
Step 2. After rooting your device now you have superuser access, so proceed with the downloading app that is DroidWall – Android Firewall.
Step 3. Now install the app and launch on your device and you will see lots of option to allow on both your mobile data and wifi.
Step 4. Now on the first option untick on Any Application and with this you can select the apps that you only want to allow the internet in your android, You can also restrict this data usage for wifi too.
Step 5. You just need to tick on those apps that you want to allow in your android to access the internet. This should be done carefully as you must not disallow internet access to your daily use apps as they will not work if you did so.
That’s it! you are done, now that apps will no longer have access to the internet in your android and this will be going to save your android data usage and bandwidth too.
So above discussion is all about How to Turn Off Cellular Data for Specific Apps on Android. With this method you can easily restrict data usage to some of the specific apps and this will lead to a boost in internet bandwidths to other apps and also less data usage will be there and then more battery backup will be there. Hope you like this cool post, do share with others too. Leave a comment below if you have any related queries with this.