1. prodigy1814's Avatar
    Can I block specific apps from using my mobile data? For example, I want Instagram to only work when I'm on a wi-fi network. Any app that can do this? Thanks for any solutions!!!

    Edit: Found an app that does it with no rooting required. Mobiwol.
    07-22-2013 03:06 PM
  2. Shon123's Avatar
    Onavo Count also has this feature, it's a data monitoring app.
    07-22-2013 03:36 PM
  3. ndfan77's Avatar
    Where? I have it installed and can't find any functionality that limits cellular data access by application.
    07-14-2014 05:41 PM
  4. Ann_16's Avatar
    Is there a app to block data? certain app?
    12-07-2016 02:14 PM
  5. anon(632115)'s Avatar
    You can turn off mobile data
    12-07-2016 02:46 PM
  6. LeoRex's Avatar
    This might be part of 7.0 core... At least it's in my Nexus 6P. I can selectively allow apps to use mobile data.

    Not that it might help you on your phone, of course, but it's one of those overlooked additions to Android.
    12-07-2016 04:21 PM
  7. skysoaring's Avatar
    On Android:
    Step 1
    Open Settings and tap Data usage.
    Step 2
    Scroll down to view a list of your Android apps sorted by data usage. Tap an app to check out detailed usage statistics and disable it from connecting to mobile data in the background.
    Step 3
    Tap the app(s) you don’t want to connect to mobile data and select Restrict app background data.
    12-08-2016 10:01 PM
  8. wenso smith's Avatar
    Turn off Mobile Data ...
    12-22-2016 06:21 AM

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