How to Save Money On Your Android Smartphone Internet Data Bill: Must Check Tips and Tricks

By Vijaykumar Meti

Data consumption on Android smartphones is the one biggest concern for every users. Many apps on Android devices works silently on background and tend to consume data unknowingly. Losing maximum data from allotted monthly data for background apps or social networking apps is definitely one big concern.

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However, Android comes with bunch of tools that can save data with simple techniques. You just need to tweak with the device settings to reduce data consumption. We have jotted down some tips that actually makes your Android smartphone to consume less data. Have a look at the slider below to know more...

Chrome Data Saver
 

Chrome Data Saver

Android's stock browser app, Chrome come with a great features called Data Saver. It compress all incoming traffic and use less data to load pages on smartphone. The data saver feature saves a nice amount of data with the same browsing experience.

To activate this feature, go to Chrome Settings >> Advance >> Data Saver and activate the features.

Disable Auto-Sync Option

Disable Auto-Sync Option

The best way to save data is by disabling account auto-sync option and also possible increase the battery life. The Auto-Sync option is hyper-active background and uses data to get the real-time notification for Gmail, Facebook, Calendar and other accounts, which consumes more data.

To disable auto-Sync, go to Accounts menu in Settings and tap of auto-sync option to disable.

 

Set Data Limit

Set Data Limit

Android users can set data usage limit and also restrict background data. To enable this go to devices Settings >> Data Usage and activate "Set cellular data limit". Use the two sliders to set monthly data limit and also a to warn for certain data use.

Update Apps Only Using Wi-Fi
 

Update Apps Only Using Wi-Fi

App developers update their apps with new features and fix bugs frequently. To save more data, you can change the auto-update to Wi-Fi only. To enable this, go to Google Play Store and open the Settings and tap on Auto-update apps. Now select Do not Auto-update apps or Auto-update apps over Wi-Fi only.

Save Maps For Offline

Save Maps For Offline

Google has recently updated a new features called Save Offline Map for its Maps app. You just need to downloaded all the map data using the Google Maps on your device before traveling. Just open the Google Maps and search the destination, and tap the menu and select "save offline map".

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