My phone is using my data quickly, what are some tips and tricks to help stop this?

There are some settings on your phone that could be draining your data quickly. Such as applications and cloud services synching and updating automatically.

 

Here are some tips on how to minimize the fast drain of Data for your Samsung Smart Phone. Note: images displayed are taken from Android 5.0 Lollipop so your device may slightly differ.

 

Turn off your Mobile Data

 

If you are not connected to WiFi and you are not going to use the internet, turn off your mobile data.

 

My phone is using my data quickly, what are some tips and tricks to help stop this? 

 

- Drag two fingers from top to bottom of the screen and turn off Mobile Data. You can turn it back on when needed.

 

Switch off Auto Sync

 

My phone is using my data quickly, what are some tips and tricks to help stop this? 

 

- Drag two fingers from top to bottom of the screen and turn off Sync.

 

Turn off auto update

 

Set your phone to only update apps from the play store when you are connected to WiFi.

 

My phone is using my data quickly, what are some tips and tricks to help stop this? 

 

1. Tap on Google PlayStore.

2. Tap Options.

 

My phone is using my data quickly, what are some tips and tricks to help stop this? 

 

3. Tap Settings.

4. Tap Auto-update Apps and select Auto update apps over Wi-Fi only.

 

Disable Auto Backup on Google+

 

- In Google+, tap options and select Settings.

- Select Auto Back up.
- Turn off auto back up.


If you want to do the auto back up, it is recommended to use WiFi only.

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