How to Reduce Data Usage on Pixel 4a

Here’s how to manage or reduce data usage on Pixel 4a (5G). To restrict data usage on Pixel 4a, you can set a data limit and data warning using mobile data settings. You can check data usage by apps or WiFi data usage in your Google Pixel 4a, Pixel 5, and other Pixels. By default, enable usage of mobile data in the background in your Android. You can restrict apps from using mobile data in the background to minimize data usage in Pixels. Also, turn off auto-sync data to save cellular data on your Android or Samsung Galaxy devices.

How to Limit Data Usage on Google Pixel 4a 5G

You can check data usage by apps and set the app data limit on your Pixel 4a to reduce mobile data usage.

How to Set App Data Limit on Pixel 4a 5G

When you set the data limit in your Pixel 4a, it will automatically stop the usage of mobile data when reaching the limit. Also, set data warning and mobile data usage cycle in your Pixels.

Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom middle to access the app drawer in your Pixel 4a and touch the “Settings app”.

Network and internet settings Google Pixel 4a 5G

Step 2: Touch on “Network & Internet”.

Mobile network settings Pixel 4a 5G

Step 3: Touch “Mobile network”.

Pixel 4a data warning and limit settings to manage data usage

Step 4: Touch “Data warning & limit”.

Set Data Limit on Pixel 4a 5G

Step 5: Toggle on “Set data limit”.

How to Limit Data Usage on Google Pixel 4a

Step 6: Touch “OK” to enable it.

How to Set App Data Limit on Pixel 4a

Step 7: Touch “Data limit” and enter the data usage limit (GB/MB) and tap “Set”.

Step 8: Tap “Data warning” and Set the data usage warning (GB/MB) and tap “Set”.

Set mobile data usage cycle in Pixel 4a

Step 9: Tap Mobile data usage cycle & set date for usage cycle and touch “Set”.

How to Check App Data Usage and Restrict App Background Data Pixel 4a

Step 1: Pull down the notification panel twice at the top and touch on the “Settings (Cog)” icon.

Step 2: Click “Network and internet”.

Step 3: Click “Mobile data”.

How to Reduce Data Usage on Pixel 4a

Step 4: Click “App data usage”.

A list of apps is using cellular data view in your Pixels.

How to Check App Data Usage on Google Pixel 4a

Step 5: Tap on the “App” usage the more cellular data.

Restrict App Background Data Pixel 4a 5G Phone

Step 6: Turn off “Background data” toggle.

How to Check WiFi Data Usage in Pixel 4a 5G

How to Check WiFi Data Usage in Pixel 4a

Settings > Network & internet > Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi data usage

How to Turn Off Auto-Sync to Reduce Data Usage on Pixel 4a/Pixel 5

To reduce data usage by app, disable your phone syncs using the below settings.

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Scroll down and touch “Accounts”.

Turn Off Auto-Sync to Reduce Data Usage on Pixel 4a

Step 3: Toggle off “Automatically sync app data” at the end of the page.

Do you know any other methods to reduce data usage on Pixel 4a 5G? Share it with us in below comment box.

2 comments
  1. FFS. Is it impossible to limit a particular app from using mobile data? That is so simple on an iPhone!

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