Enable or disable background data

Find out how to enable or disable background data on your device. This article applies to Android 7 Nougat.

  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Connections.
  4. Tap Data usage.
  5. Tap Mobile data usage.
  6. Tap the desired application.
  7. Tap the Allow background data usage switch to enable or disable.
  8. Tap the Back button.
  9. Repeat for each app you wish to enable or disable.

Background data has been enabled or disabled.

Last updated: 11/9/2018
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