How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10

Set Data Limit Windows 10

In this blog, I will explain how we can set data usage limit in Windows 10. This setting can help you to stay under your data plan limit and reduce data usage in Windows 10 devices. After you set a data limit, whenever you will connect to that network. You will be notified with a message when you are getting near your network data limit.

Let’s go through the step by step process –

Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10

  • In Windows 10 device, Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & Internet.
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
  • Network & Internet > Status, Under the network you’re connected to, select Data usage.

Note – You may experience different options if you are not using Windows 10, version 2004 or later. In that case you need to access Data Usage option available in Network & Internet for setting up.

How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
  • Once choose network under Data limit, select Enter limit.
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
  • Choose the Limit type that you want to use, specify the other limit information and then select Save. For example, if you selected Limit type the Monthly option, you will need to specify-

Monthly reset data — Specify a day of month on which this automatically reset data usage. i.e your billing period date
Data limit — Allows you to specify a limit to the amount of data your Windows 10 device can use.
Unit — Specifies the data limit in megabytes (MB) or gigabytes (GB).

How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
  • Once you completed above steps, It will monitor your Windows 10 device data usage. You will get alert message when you are getting near your network data limit.
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10
How to Set Data Usage Limit in Windows 10

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