Samsung Galaxy J3 V / J3 (2016) - Restrict Data Usage by App

Caution Some apps depend upon background data (transferring data when not directly in use). Restricting background data may cause those apps to stop functioning unless a Wi-Fi connection is available.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon.
  2. Tap Data usage.
  3. Tap Mobile data usage.
  4. Tap an app (located below the usage graph).
  5. Tap Allow background data usage or Restict background data to turn on or off.
    Note When turned on, this setting allows the app to use mobile data in background.
  6. If prompted, review the message then tap OK.

Note Click here for info on setting data limits and warnings, changing the usage cycle on your device and viewing data usage by app.