On your Galaxy S9 smartphone, there must be several third party apps that are running. These apps might also need to be able to access background data from Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus. In case you need to tweak these settings, it is good to note that background data can always be enabled or disabled on all apps or some apps running on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. Through this tutorial we will see what this means.
How To Enable/Disable Background Data For Specific Apps On Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus
- Make sure phone is on home screen view
- Click on apps
- Access the settings view
- Click on Data Usage option
- Find the app that you wish to edit the settings on.
- Pick the application and look for restrict background data option
- To switch it on (enable it) or off (Disable it), tap on the toggle
How To Activate Or Deactivate Background Data On Galaxy S9 For All Apps
- Ensure your phone is on home screen view
- Open the Apps folder
- Click on the settings icon
- Access the data usage option
- On the upper right corner screen select More Option
- Identify the Restrict Background Data and select it
This prevents all background data app refresh on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus from being used. When you need to re-enable this feature, just do so through the above steps. However, when re-doing this, after tapping the on option that is labeled ‘More’ you will see the option Turn off Restrict Background Data in place of ‘Restrict Background Data. This is the option you need to select in order to terminate the restriction.
Finally on this chapter, note that even after restricting background data through either of the options, the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus apps will still be able to use the wireless connection in the background.