Data transferred in the background, i.e. without explicitly being triggered. This usually includes things like synchronizing your calendar and contact data.

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Why is Google Keep's use of background data suddenly through the roof?

I just got a warning from my provider that I had already used up 80% of this month's data plan. So I checked my data usage and saw that Google Keep had used a whopping 201 MB in background data, since ...
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Show which program / task uses the camera (in background)

On my Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 with CM11, I always hear a very subtle click of the autofocus whenever the camera app is loaded. Since some weeks, I heard that sound randomly, especially after every ...
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Notifications enabled on app make the app run on background?

Let me start with an example, Delta's airline app called "FlyDelta" has an option in it settings to enable/disable "Get check-in reminders & status notifications". My question is, if I enable this ...
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Restrict data for google play services

Google play services consumes some data. Can I restrict data access to it. Does user experience compromised if I do. If yes what are they?
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Restrict background data not working on android 4.2.2

Since updating my Samsung tablet to Android 4.2.2 I can no longer see the option to restrict background data when I select data usage > app > view app settings. For most apps now the view app settings ...
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Do applications run in user profiles that are not active / run in background profiles?

I configured 3 user profiles with each their own google account on my device (Nexus 5 with Android 5.1). When I switch the user profiles, do the applications keep running in the user profiles that ...
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How to troubleshoot Android System data usage

How to troubleshoot this? This didn't used to be so bad... Not sure if its a new app, updated app, OS malfunction or what. Android system is seemingly a black box. Are there any apps or techniques to ...
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Using PC monitor to run an app running in the background

I am aware that I can mirror my Android device's display on a TV or a PC monitor both with and without wires. But what I want to know is whether I can use my PC monitor as a monitor for an ...
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Something using lots and lots of small packets of data since update to lollipop

My service provider, KontaKt in the Uk on Vodafone is recording thousands of very small data transactions, many per minute sometimes. Kontakt rounds every data transaction up to 25kb so over a day ...
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Special Internet packs on Android phone?

Suppose,we might activate a special pack eg) Whatsapp pack for Airtel.How can I restrict the internet being used by other applications.So that it wont deduce any balance from main Avaliable options: ...
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App shows ads even after restricted background data

I restricted background data for my file manager app. But still when I open the app, I am getting ads at the bottom. How is that even possible? How the app able to connect to mobile data? Am I ...