Samsung Galaxy Note5 - 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 tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Wireless and networks section, tap Data usage.
  4. Tap an app (located below the usage graph; may require scrolling).
  5. Tap Restrict background data (located at the bottom) to turn on On indicator or off Off indicator.
  6. If presented, 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.