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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by danos144, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. danos144

    danos144 New Member
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    Hey guys I've been looking through all the posts but I haven't seen anyone mention how to disable background data on the phone I usually leave it off because I don't use Google voice and i really don't download apps from the playstore I just sideload them. So if anyone knows how to do it I would greatly appreciate it.
     

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  2. qu4ttro

    qu4ttro Well-Known Member
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    If you set your Google account to sync manually only, that would take care of most of it, I would think. Most apps that use background data have an option to disable background or automatic sync.
     
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  3. OverByter

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    It's biggest use has nothing to do with apps or Google Voice, it's to make sure that your contacts are always synced in case you change phones or even roms.
     
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  4. danos144

    danos144 New Member
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    Yea that was the first thing I did so I guess there's no way to fully disable it.
    Thanks for the info.
     
  5. EMacP

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    For Android Version 4....Select Setting>>(under Wireless&Networks)Usage>>click the "SET data usage limit" checkbox>>(below your screen) press Usage Setting>> click "Restrict background data" checkbox.

    Hope this help.:)
     
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