1. Cherple's Avatar
    Hi, I was previously an iPhone 5s user and just got my s6 not long ago. On my iPhone, there is a toggle where I can prevent certain apps from using ANY data at all, not just background data. Meaning if I were to switch that on for Facebook, when I open the Facebook app, and I'm not on wifi, it wouldn't be able to load anything at all.

    I understand there's the restrict background data feature on the s6, I tested it and it will only restrict data when I'm not using the app. But if I were to open the app it will still use data. For example I would like to turn off data for my manga app, as I usually download the manga at home using wifi. But now everything I open the manga app it will use my data to download some images on the manga app.

    Is there anyway I can completely prevent an app from using any Mobile data? It should prevent the app from using data even when it is open.
    01-07-2016 08:37 PM
  2. lucianus_luciferus's Avatar
    you can do it on android 6 i think. but if you are on android 5 there are apps like firewalls. if you are rooted try avast if not try this one.
    01-08-2016 04:26 PM
  3. Cherple's Avatar
    It's kinda chappy that android doesn't let u prevent apps from using data don't u think? =/
    01-08-2016 08:12 PM

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