Gmail consuming GB of data up vote 4 down vote favorite My Gmail app has a huge problem: only in this month it has consumed around 1 GB of mobile data, and 22GB of wifi data. Today even though I haven't used mail at all, I have consumed 400MB of wifi data just by keeping the app installed.Then those wouldn't use background data while on mobile data, while working as usual when on WiFi or in foreground. That's what I did with e. g. Google Play (to keep it from always checking for updates in background) about half a android mail using lots of data
i had this issue. i was thinking that android OS is using my data. But when i looked carefully, this was not the case. that android OS background data shows the usage of data by other apps or website of your phone. for example, so far i have used 412 MB in my galaxy s5 Tmobile. and the android OS shows 333 MB of data usage. here is
Feb 15, 2015 Check the outbox for failed messages with an attachment. I've seen issues in the past where there was a failed outgoing message that the app keeps trying to resend, causing a spike in data usage for the email app. Oct 09, 2014 Hi i have noticed that my os is using a lot of data like you 1. 2g 10 days the only thing i do is watch youtube youtube only has 20M and i know i been watching a lot of videos i think the pictures loading on youtube app is youtube app data usage and when streaming is the android os is only a theoryandroid mail using lots of data Use Android Nougats Data Saver (Android 7. 0) Android 7. 0 Nougat introduced a much more granular way to take the reins on your mobile data with a new feature called Data Saver. Basically, this allows you to limit background data used by apps, but whitelist anything that want to have unrestricted access. This means background data
Aug 23, 2013 Phones 11 ways to trick Android into using less data. With expensive tiered data plans, it's easy to hit your limit. Follow this guide to cut back on data usage (and avoid overage charges). android mail using lots of data May 27, 2013 I did not have this problem on my DrodX over on Verizon. Touchdown for exchange is not using that much data like the default mail app does. Nor is the battery drain that bad. I would prefer to use the default mail app since it syncs my contacts to my phone using the default contact list where as Touchdown does not. I use AVG for android. It is VERY unlikely that the high data usage is caused by a virus. Android is based on Linux, a very secure operating system. Only if the user has downloaded app from somewhere strange and installed them is there a risk (as it is a new phone, I assume he hasn't done this).