Restrict Data Usage by App - Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +

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 (located in the lower-right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. Tap Data usage.
  4. Tap Mobile data usage.
  5. Tap an app (located below the usage graph).
  6. Tap Allow background data usage switch to turn on On icon or off Off icon.
    Note If turned on, this allows the app to use data in the background.


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