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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SS_Sean, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. SS_Sean

    SS_Sean Lurker
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    Just bought my ATT LG G3...

    I'm trying to figure out a simple way to shut down all the apps when I'm going from my home wi-fi, or other hotspots, to regular cell phone use. Obviously the point is to avoid massive data charges. I've looked through the phone and the manual, and nothing jumped out at me.

    Thanks!
     



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  2. renegad3

    renegad3 Well-Known Member

    probably need to use something like Tasker to do what you want.

    that or set a low upper limit for data in your settings.
     
  3. SS_Sean

    SS_Sean Lurker
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    Thanks for the suggestions. How would I set a low upper limit?
     
  4. meyerweb

    meyerweb Android Enthusiast

    Settings > Mobile Data

    Scroll down, and tap on each app you want to prevent from using mobile data.

    Scroll down again (for each app), and check the box that says "Restrict background data."

    Now that app will only use data if you specifically take an action to do so. It will still work normally when connected to WiFi.
     
  5. SS_Sean

    SS_Sean Lurker
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    Thanks, dude..... you're the best.
     
  6. meyerweb

    meyerweb Android Enthusiast

    I know. ;) :D
     

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The LG G3 release date was June 2014. Features and Specs include a 5.5" inch screen, 13MP camera, 2/3GB RAM, Snapdragon 801 processor, and 3000mAh battery.

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