Enable or Disable Internet Data Pack on android. Now-a-days, everybody who possesses a smart phone capable of running internet fairly wants to use internet on their phones. The reason being, many apps like Facebook app, Whatsapp, Gmail app requires an internet connection to run. So for internet connection you will either use Wi-Fi or subscribe to an internet plan from your network provider. The internet plan can be unlimited or limited. It is awesome if you have an unlimited internet data pack.
But you need to use your mobile data pack in a well planned manner when you have a limited internet data pack on your android device. Android operating system provides in-depth details of the each app like which app is running in both foreground as well as in background and consuming our valuable and limited internet data.
Enable or Disable Internet Data Pack on android
For applications that are consuming data in both foreground and background, you can restrict data usage in background mode while using that app via Internet data pack. But background usage will be automatically enabled while you are connected to internet via Wi-Fi. Although you can also restrict data usage in background mode in Wi-Fi via some third party applications like Root Firewall but that will require prior rooting of your android device.
Restricting background data will also restrict application to receive new notification. So it will be a good practise to switch off your internet data pack rather than restricting background data when not in use.
Now let us discuss the steps to be implemented in order to switch off your internet data pack on android device:
Step 1: Firstly, go to Setting option of your android device.
Step 2: Now tap Wireless and Network.
Step 3: Now tap Data usage and you will see option Mobile data as shown below.
Step 4: Now Just deselect the check box of Mobile data and you are done.
You have successfully switched off mobile data on your android device. I hope you liked the article and for any query do comment below.