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

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.
  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.
  3. To confirm, tap OK.


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