Google Pixel 3 XL

Google Pixel 3 XL

Android 9.0

My Google Pixel 3 XL Android 9.0 uses a large amount of mobile data

Cause 1 of 2: Automatic update of apps via mobile network is turned on

If automatic update of apps via mobile network is turned on, your phone will use mobile data.

Solution: Turn off automatic update of apps via mobile network.

Step 1 of 9

Find "Auto-update apps"

Press the Play Store icon.

Step 2 of 9

Find "Auto-update apps"

Slide your finger right starting from the left side of the screen.

Step 3 of 9

Find "Auto-update apps"

Press Settings.

Step 4 of 9

Find "Auto-update apps"

Press Auto-update apps.

Step 5 of 9

Turn automatic update of apps on or off

To turn on automatic update of apps using mobile network, press Over any network.

Step 6 of 9

Turn automatic update of apps on or off

To turn on automatic update of apps using Wi-Fi, press Over Wi-Fi only.

Step 7 of 9

Turn automatic update of apps on or off

To turn off automatic update of apps, press Don't auto-update apps.

Step 8 of 9

Turn automatic update of apps on or off

Press DONE.

Step 9 of 9

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "Auto-update apps"

Press the Play Store icon.
Slide your finger right starting from the left side of the screen.
Press Settings.
Press Auto-update apps.

2 Turn automatic update of apps on or off

To turn on automatic update of apps using mobile network, press Over any network.
If you turn on automatic update of apps via mobile network, your apps are automatically updated via the mobile network when no Wi-Fi networks are within range.
To turn on automatic update of apps using Wi-Fi, press Over Wi-Fi only.
To turn off automatic update of apps, press Don't auto-update apps.
Press DONE.

3 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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