How to control and limit data usage when sharing an Internet connection

Nowadays we love staying connected because it is the current way of communicating and being up to date. However, this is not always possible due to different reasons. One of said reasons is that the data plan has been exhausted or that we are abroad without a valid SIM card. Oftentimes, users have to share their friends or family’s Internet connection, which is useful and simple. The problem arises when the other person goes overboard and uses a lot of data. In this article, we are going to explain how to control data usage.

Controlling data usage when sharing the connection

We can recognize our device and its data usage to control how much we spend on our Internet connection. However, it is not easy to limit or control data usage when we share our connection with a relative or a friend. It might happen that the phone with which we share the connection has some kind of malware that consumes a lot of data in the background.

Therefore, it is convenient to check if there is something weird going on once we share our connection. The best option is to check how much is really being consumed. For that, we have to go to the right feature. Doing so in Android is easy. We just have to go to Settings, tap Connections, look for Data usage and see Mobile data consumption. Continue reading How to control and limit data usage when sharing an Internet connection