In today’s world, it is difficult to live even one day without a smartphone, smartwatches, tablet and other devices.
All these devices share one important feature – the mobile internet. In this article, we discuss the important topic — how to limit data usage in Android smartphone.
There are several ways to adjust your settings to reduce the data usage on Android:
Let’s take a look at 5 popular applications. It is important to know exactly how the utilities work, as well as understand their capabilities and advanced features.
This application is available for free in the Play Market. It compresses mobile data on Opera Software’s servers before they get to your device.
The practice has revealed that this way of compressing data proved to be successful, so Opera company is actively promoting the application Max Opera for Android.
You can use this application to set a mobile data limit on your Android smartphone. It works the following way: the smartphone sends the request to the provider of the Internet, the data is then entered into the company’s server, then you get the compressed data. The quality does not suffer from compression, although the obtained data is compressed several-fold. Before using the application, you should allow it to send the information to Onavo server. With this program, you will be able to safely use the mobile Internet because it is connected through the VPN.
In Data Status the traffic also passes through third-party servers. The demonstrativeness of this application is one of its major advantages compared to the other similar applications. The developers introduced special graphics showing how the mobile traffic is consumed on the main application screen. The utility is in English, however, the users who do not know the language should not be frustrated. The program is quite simple and easy to understand.
According to the developers, with Osmino Wi-Fi you won’t longer have to spend the mobile Internet traffic. Why? The program will find an available Wi-Fi network in your area and connect to it, even if you don’t know the password. The application is available in the Russian language, which facilitates the use of the application. There are also additional features such as speed test and the list of the available wi-fi networks in your area.
A nice feature of WeFi Pro is an opportunity to enable and disable Wi-Fi to in order to save battery charge in automatic mode. For example, at home or at work WeFi Pro will automatically connect to a specific network and disable Wi-Fi access in places where this network is not available. You can specify the networks the connection to which is not desirable. The main function of the application is to connect to the most affordable Wi-Fi networks.
You can manually enable the traffic save mode. To do this, you must follow a few simple steps:
In Android versions 7.0 and above there is a special mode, which helps save mobile internet traffic. You can enable it by taking 2 steps:
It is just as easy to disable the traffic save mode on Android as to switch it on. Everything depends on the method you have chosen for yourself. If you use the app, then open in and disable this feature, or even remove the utility.
The second method:
You can stop using the Internet, and then, it seems, the problem will disappear. This is a wrong decision. The smartphones are sometimes updated themselves, send information about errors and do much more. So you should better protect yourself from too much traffic spending. Have already selected the perfect method of doing it?