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    Controlling data usage

    You can keep track of the amount of data transferred to and from your device over your mobile data or Wi-Fi connection during a given period. For example, you can view the amount of data used by individual applications. For data transferred over your mobile data connection, you can also set data usage warnings and limits to avoid additional charges.

    To help reduce data usage

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Data usage > Data Saver.
    2. Tap the switch to enable or disable the function.

    To turn data traffic on or off

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Data usage.
    2. Tap the Mobile data switch to turn data traffic on or off.

    Hint

    When data traffic is turned off, your device can still establish Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections.

    To set a data usage warning

    1. Make sure that mobile data traffic is turned on.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Data usage > Billing cycle.
    3. To set the warning level, tap the Set data warning switch.
    4. Tap Data warning, enter the desired data limit and tap Set. You receive a warning notification when the amount of data traffic reaches the level you set.

    To set a mobile data limit

    1. Make sure that mobile data traffic is turned on.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Data usage > Billing cycle.
    3. Tap the Set data limit switch, then tap OK.
    4. To set the data usage limit, tap Data limit, enter the desired data limit and tap Set.

    Note

    Once your mobile data usage reaches the set limit, mobile data traffic on your device gets turned off automatically.

    To control the data usage of individual applications

    1. Find and tap Settings > Apps & notifications.
    2. Tap the application that you want to control, then tap Data usage.

    Hint

    The performance of individual applications may be affected if you change the related data usage settings.

    To check your data usage

    1. Find and tap Settings > Network & Internet > Data usage.
    2. To view information about the amount of data transferred via mobile data connection, tap Mobile data usage.
    3. To view information about the amount of data transferred via Wi-Fi connection, tap the Wi-Fi data usage.
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