View / Restrict Data Usage by App - Samsung Galaxy S® 4 mini

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 > Settings > Data usage.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap an app (below the usage graph) then view the usage.
    Note To restrict the app from using data in the background, tap (check) Restrict background data to enable or disable.
  3. If presented, review the message then tap OK.


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