Data subscription is one limitation why we don’t often surf the web as often as we want to because of how expensive they can cost and even when we subscribe Data plan that is suppose to last for a month we often complain that it finishes before time.
well some factors can be responsible for that, maybe we are often on line that’s for heavy internet users. the second reason which is the reason for this article, is that most mobile phone users don’t know how to restrict applications that runs on the background. they are called background data because they support Applications on your phones even when you are not using the Application and so therefor running down your DATA before the end of the month, that can be frustrating right ?
well follow the steps bellow to Minimize your DATA usage especially for ANDROID users
click on the circled path to access the settings
Step 2. the next screen you see show how much of data each Application is actually consuming it looks like this image bellow
as you can see from this Facebook is using much data 620MB followed by YouTube 339MB
Step 4. click on or select the Application you want to restrict the background data see the next image
for this tutorial am choosing to restrict Facebook background data
Step 5. check the circled box this to disable background data for Facebook
Step 7. which is the final step indicating restriction of background data for Facebook. this means data will only be used when Facebook application is running on your android devices