Samsung Galaxy S® 6 / S® 6 edge - 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, tap Apps Apps icon (lower-right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Data usage > Mobile data usage.
  3. Tap an app (below the usage graph) then view the usage.
    Note To restrict the app from using data in the background, tap the Allow background data usage switch to turn off Off icon.


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