How to Update Google Chrome Site Settings to Conserve Cellular Data

Objective

  • Update Google Chrome settings to conserve cellular data. 

Environment

  • Google Chrome Application

Procedure

Access Site settings

  1. Open the app drawer
  2. Open the Chrome app
  3. Tap on the three vertical dots by the top right of the screen
  4. Tap on Settings
  5. Under "Advanced," tap Site settings.
  6. Tap each setting you would like to update

Turn off Automatic Downloads

  1. Tap automatic downloads
  2. Ensure the toggle to the right is off (blue: on, white: off)  
  3. Automatic downloads are now blocked

Turn off background sync

  1. Tap background sync
  2. Ensure the toggle to the right is off (blue: on, white: off) 

Turn off autoplay 

  1. Tap Media
  2. Tap Autoplay
  3. Ensure the toggle to the right is off (blue: on, white: off) 

Additional Notes

If lite mode/data saver is enabled in the Google Chrome app, you can't use Autoplay.


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