How to Restrict Background Data by App on Google Phones


  • Google Pixel
  • Google Pixel XL 
  • Google Pixel 2 
  • Google Pixel 2 XL 
  • Google Pixel 3 
  • Google Pixel 3 XL 
  • Google Pixel 3a
  • Google Pixel 3a XL
  • Google Pixel 4a


  1. Tap Settings
  2. Tap Network & Internet
  3. Tap  Data Usage
  4. Tap App data usage
  5. Tap the app you would like to restrict
  6. To turn data on or off, tap Background data
  7. Tap OK, if a message appears

Additional Notes

We recommend allowing unrestricted data access for the Republic Wireless app.

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