How To Find out What Consumes Data on Android.

Probably you’ve been wondering what makes your data drains faster like my friend here (which am going to introduce his side of the story later on this post) or you just wanted to find out what application/s consumes your data the most, this post you’re reading is definitely going to help you do so. The thing all started like;
“I don’t know how it happens, all i just discovered is that; both my data and credit were gone” said my friend.
He was using an android phone and told me that he do browse with less data on his device until now. He decided to browse as usual and as he turned on his data, in few seconds both the data and his credit were all gone!
Though there are affordable and cheap data plans from glo and other networks for android device but when it comes to data consumption, Android devices are greedy;) Now you might ask; what consume my buddy’s data & credit and how were we able to discover it? Continue reading below:

After the deed has been done, I Just told my guy to be calm that we’re going to find the data’s culprit in which i now collects his phone and begins the hunt. After few minutes, i detected that it was Google Play Store due to updating of some sorts(maybe apps) that was behind the whole thing and below is how i did it:

How To Found Out What Application/s Consume Data The Most On Android.

*.Press Menu on your Phone,
*. Goto settings,
*. Now Scroll to “data usage” and click on it.

A chart will display showing the stats of your data traffic and by scrolling down, you will find the list of applications that consumes your data the most ranking from top to down in respect to how the apps use data.

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