Find out how to restrict background data for an application on your device.
- From the home screen, tap the Menu button.
- Tap Settings.
- On the Networks tab, tap Mobile data.
- Scroll down to the apps list, then tap the required app.
- Scroll to and tap the Restrict background data checkbox.
- Tap OK.
Background data has been restricted.
Note: This option is only available for non-system apps. Apps such as google services and Android OS cannot be restricted. This setting will only restrict background data for the selected app.