The rate of data usage varies according to phone, browser, network etc. Though some phones uses more data than others, like wise some browsers , but we can drastically reduce the rate of data usage in our phone using few tricks that are tested and trusted.
In this post we are going to teach you the simple tricks to reduce your data consumption as you read on.
RESTRICT APP BACKGROUND DATA
Some apps run in the background and unknown to many users, this consumes conspicuous data. If you check your smart phone’s setting, there is a feature that allows you to see which apps are running on background and the data usage of each.
Kindly go to your smartphone >setting>data usage> restrict app background data. Though this can cause some apps to stop and also reduce the efficiency of some apps, but you can always lunch them back
USE WIFI HOTSPOT TO UPDATE APPS
As we all know and must have observed, it is always better to update apps via wifi than using cellular data. Some times apps tend to auto-update without our knowledge making use of our precious data. If you experience such situation go to google play store and tap on the left navigation drawer, you will see three parallel lines, select setting and set auto-update apps over wifi only.
ALWAYS SET A DATA ALERT
With this smart phone feature you will be able to know the amount of data you use every month. Your phone automatically alerts you when it reaches the stipulated data limit.
On your smartphone, go to Settings > Wireless & Networks and select Data Usage to set the data limit and also check usage.
TURN YOUR CHROME DATA COMPRESSION
No doubt chrome is the best browser for android devices, as stated by google this feature has the ability to save up to 50% data and without any difference and even makes browsing faster.
This chrome data compression uses google server to route your web browsing. To set this open your chrome browser tap the three dot menu and select setting then click Data Saver and then toggle the option in the top-right corner. That is it.
USE DATA SAVING BROWSERS
Some browsers are utility apps like opera max and google chrome can save up to 50% data depending on your browsing, some versions of UC browser has this data saving feature.
AVOID HEAVY STREAMING
With smart phone and its HD display it makes it awesome to watch videos, play music and other media files, remember sweet things has its consequences. Try to avoid watching youtube and social media videos if you want to reduce data usage on your smart phone.
Using smart phones without media seems worthless but you can still do that in a more economical way like storing media files locally. If you must stream reduce your media quality and resolution to optimize data usage.
SHARE FILES WITH BLUETOOTH AND WIFI HOTSPOT
Thanks to hotspot and Bluetooth technology which made it possible to share large files without cellular data. Always make use of apps like Xender and flash share to share your media files, in this way you can drastically reduce data usage on your phone.
USE OFFLINE APPS AND GAMES
Some games and apps make use of internet connection ether to retrieve data or for security reasons however you can still find games and apps that works perfectly without data connection. Since we are trying to see if we can drastically reduce our data usage it is wise to find apps that works offline instead.
Although some of the tricks we gave here can serve as a way of reducing data usage if you can implement them, Note that making use of wifi network is the best way to save both data and your battery energy. We are also working on other updates to optimize data usage, always visit blazinginfo for your tech info.