How to Restrict App Background Data on a Huawei Ascend 5W

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  • Restrict apps from using background data


  • Huawei Ascend 5W


  1. Open the Settings app 
  2. Tap Apps 
  3. Choose the desired app 
  4. Tap Data Usage 
  5. Disable Background Data


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