1. raino's Avatar
    As I understand it, this option allows/forbids background syncing from happening on mobile data. A couple of questions:

    1. The prompt says restricting will stop "some apps," which, to me, implies there are some that won't be restricted. Which ones get restricted, and which ones don't?

    2. Can I choose to un-restrict or restrict some apps that may be in respective categories?
    05-16-2013 12:41 PM
  2. Soundtrack to Chaos's Avatar
    I believe you can choose

    My name is Soundtrack to Chaos, and I have a fetish for external chargers, big batteries, power outlets and extension cords and surge protectors... I need help
    05-16-2013 02:37 PM
  3. raino's Avatar
    How would I do that? All I see is a single check box for restrict/allow BG data
    05-16-2013 02:52 PM
  4. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    Settings / Mobile data

    Scroll down below the graph and you'll see a list of all the apps that can access the network. Tap on one, scroll down, and check the box next to "Restrict network data."
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    05-16-2013 02:57 PM
  5. raino's Avatar
    Settings / Mobile data

    Scroll down below the graph and you'll see a list of all the apps that can access the network. Tap on one, scroll down, and check the box next to "Restrict network data."
    Thanks. At first I couldn't find this check box, but when I unchecked the universal "restrict background data," the per-app option came back.

    How is RBD different from "auto sync data?" Is the latter network+wifi restricted?
    05-16-2013 03:07 PM
  6. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    I believe unchecking "auto sync data" prevents all data syncing, even when on WiFi. RBD only limits it while on cellular data, and allows background syncing when connected to WiFi.
    05-16-2013 08:55 PM

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