Samsung Galaxy Note5 - View / Restrict Data Usage by App

Caution Some apps depend on 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 tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon  then tap Data usage.
  3. Tap an app (below the usage graph; may require scrolling) then view the usage.
    Note To restrict the app from using data in the background, tap the Restrict background data switch to turn on On indicator.


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