How to Restrict Background Data on Republic Wireless 1.0 and 2.0 Phones

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  • To restrict background data and minimize cellular data usage



  1. Open your Settings app
  2. Tap on Data Usage
  3. Tap on the 3 dots in the upper-right 
  4. Tap on Network restrictions
  5. Toggle switch on all networks to restrict background data


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