How to Restrict App Background Data for a Samsung Galaxy S6, S7, S7 Edge, J3, J7, S8+, S8, S9, and A51

 

Objective

  • Restrict app background data usage

Environment

  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) This phone no longer supported as of 8/12/21
  • Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy A51

Procedure

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Apps
    • For the Galaxy A51, Tap Connections than Data Usage
  3. Select the desired app
  4. Tap Mobile data
  5. Disable Allow background data usage

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