You might subscribe to an internet service for your phone with limited bandwidth use and it could be pricy if you use extra data without any benefit that will increase your internet bill. There are a few default options that might not be usable but increase the data usage so I want to share some useful tips to secure your data usage and protect your phone from extra usage.
Android updates all installed apps automatically and some apps might get updates often and updates don’t always matter much so you can disable auto updates from Google Play for a specific app or you can disable all updates through Google Play settings that you can check from here.
2. Use Cache Feature Of Apps
Some Apps come with a cache option that helps to use the app with recent history rather than collecting new data. For instance, you can use pre maps from Google Maps apps by enabling the pre cache option that could be costly if you are on a trip and using a lot of gprs or 3g data for maps.You can use apps in the offline mode that do not require an internet connection like games without using their online features.
3. Switch Off Auto-sync
Android uses auto -sync to collect emails or chat massages from Google and imports and exports contacts which uses a lot of data sometimes and that could help you to save a little data by turning off auto-sync feature through some apps like Power Widget lite.
4. Data ON-OFF
Data on-off is another useful app to detect if any app data usage configuration change and you restore it to your previous configuration. It also helps to turn on and off the internet with a single option to protect data usage when you are not using any internet.
5. Review Your Internet Usage
You can monitor and check your data usage of one single app or can see any features that are use internet with how much bandwidth.You can use any app like Onavo Count | Data Usage that shows your data using with easy graphical format so you can review it and close any unnecessary features and apps.
I post few important tips that can be helpful to save some money and reducing data usage could increase battery timing. You can also search other useful android tips and other helpful information from here.