The Gmail Application Is Using All of My Data


  • Gmail app is using all of my data


  • Nexus 6P
  • Nexus 5X
  • Gmail app


  1. Navigate to the phone settings and tap the apps and notifications tab
  2. Tap app info
  3. Locate the Gmail app and tap it
  4. Tap on data usage
  5. Make sure that unrestricted background data is NOT enabled 
  6. Tap your home button
  7. Open the Gmail app
  8. Tap the 3 bars in the top left-hand corner
  9. Tap settings
  10. Tap on your Gmail account 
  11. Ensure that download attachments is checked

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