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How to Restrict Background Data While Roaming in Windows 10

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How to Restrict Background Data While Roaming in Windows 10

How to Restrict Background Data While Roaming in Windows 10
Windows 10 includes an option that allows its users to easily restrict background network data while roaming. Microsoft frequently sends updates and the OS maintains background data that contains Store apps and Windows features also. So, when you put a limitation on this feature, certain tasks such as email syncing, Live Tile update, background upload, and download as well don’t occur.

When you Restrict Background Data While Roaming, your unnecessary data expenses substantially cut down . Doing this will help you to avoid unexpected charges on your internet plan when you are traveling.

Previously, Windows users could turn the background data off on their mobile phones only. But here, you will learn how to Restrict Background Data while Roaming in Windows 10 laptops too.

We will use default Settings app of Windows 10 in order to accomplish this task. So, pursue the below-given steps.

1. Press Windows + R keys to open Settings app.

2. In the Settings app, click the Network & Internet icon.



3. In the next page, select the option Data usage from the left pane. It opens some more advanced options to its adjacent right pane.

4. Locate the option “Restrict background data while roaming“. You can see a switching bar from On to Off just below the option. Hence, turn it On in order to Restrict Background Data while Roaming in Windows 10.



Once you do so, your device will not run any background data while roaming anymore. If you want to toggle it off, you can follow the same procedure like we mentioned above.


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