How to dramatically reduce your mobile data usage on Android Read

mobile data - How to dramatically reduce your mobile data usage on Android Read

Switching your mobile data off and on only when you want to use the internet is definitely not enough. Here are 10 tips that will help you save your bundles and reduced your internet cost.

1. Restrict apps background activity

This is actually one of the best tricks that will help you save a lot of money. Some apps keep consuming mobile data even when the smartphone is not in use. Restricting background activity means an app cannot use you bundles unless you open the specific app.  Go into Settings > Data Usage and select “Restrict app background data”.

2. Use data compression in Chrome

Google Chrome is one of the most popular Android browsers. It has an inbuilt feature that can significantly reduce data consumption on Android.  Open Chrome, tap on the 3-dot menu on the upper right corner, tap on Settings and scroll down to Data Saver. There you can tap on the upper right corner to toggle Data Saver on.

3. Stop autoplay on apps
Video consumes a lot of data. Always make sure you have changed settings on these apps and switched off the “auto play” setting.

4. Use Opera mini mobile browser 

Google Chrome might help you reduce your data consumption but installing Opera mini mobile browser will cut your bundles consumption to almost zero.

By Standard Reporter

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