The Android operating system has a built-in Data Saver mode to apply breaks on cellular data usage in the background. It’s a handy trick to avoid excessive data charges on your carrier plan, but some may not find it useful. Several carriers offer unlimited monthly data plans, and Android’s Data Saver mode may not be useful for their subscribers. Use the steps below to deactivate the mode on your top-budget Android phone if you are among them.
An active Data Saver mode prevents some apps from sending or receiving data in the background. You may miss messages, emails, and other alerts when Data Saver mode is on. You can keep your Android phone’s Data Saver mode on and make an exception for essential apps like Slack, Teams, Gmail, and WhatsApp to receive instant alerts in the background.
How to turn off Data Saver mode on your Android
- Click on Settings on your Android phone
- Select Network and Internet.
- Tap Data Saver
- Turn off the Use Data Saver toggle
How to turn off Data Saver mode on Samsung Galaxy
Samsung uses different Settings on Galaxy phones. Let’s go through the steps below;
- Open Settings on your Samsung Galaxy phone.
- Go to Connections.
- Select Data usage.
- Tap Data Saver.
- Turn off the Data saver toggle.