How to check which apps are using your data on your Android device

03 May 2018

Apps on your mobile phone, iPad or tablet will use some of your mobile data. And sometimes they can be working in the background, using more data than you realise. However, you can easily check which apps are using data, and approximately how much each is using. If data usage of a certain app or apps concerns you, you can either choose to:

  • turn off background data
  • stop apps from auto-playing videos
  • or even uninstall the app

This video also shows you how to use the My Telstra app to check how much data you have, and how your data usage is going. This helps you avoid exceeding your data limit.

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If you often reach your mobile data limit, you might want to use Wifi on your mobile via Telstra Air, Australia’s largest Wifi network. Eligible Telstra customers can access over 1 million Telstra Air hotspots across Australia and millions of FON hotspots overseas. Check it out: Telstra Air

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