Samsung Galaxy S® 4 - 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, navigate: Apps > Settings
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Data usage.
    Note If unavailable, tap the Menu icon Menu (lower-left) then tap Switch to list view.
  3. Select an app (below the usage graph) then view the usage.
    Note To restrict the app from using data in the background, tap Restrict background data to enable. 
    Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.


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