If your smartphone running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow has a battery that is dying fast, it could be because of all the running background apps using Mobile Data. By turning OFF Mobile Data on your smartphone for things like emails, social networking and daily lifestyle apps, it’ll eliminate the need to connect to the Internet with mobile data to update these apps.
One good idea to know how to turn data off on your smartphone running on Android Marshmallow 6.0 is because if you’re outside the country you can be charged for International data usage. Also it’s recommend to turn off your smartphone mobile data when you’re getting close to reaching your data limit for the month to avoid an extra chargers from your wireless carrier.
For those who have just started using the Android operating system and want to know how to turn data OFF and ON, we’ll explain below.
Turning Mobile Data On and Off for Android 6.0
It’s recommended that when you don’t use any apps that are connected to the Internet that you turn the Mobile Data feature OFF on your smartphone on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This will help save data usage and also save your Samsung Galaxy battery from being drained because of the constant updating of background apps. The following is a step-by-step guide on how to off and on mobile data for your smartphone, read these steps below:
- From the top of the menu, swipe down
- Select the Settings icon
- Select Data Usage
- Next to Mobile Data, switch the status switch to turn OFF mobile data
- Select OK
- Next to the Mobile Data, select the status switch to turn mobile data back on.