How to stop Android apps (such as "todoist") starting automatically when internet connect? (non-root device)

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    That's how these apps keep their data in sync. What are you trying to achieve by stopping them running?
    – Dan Hulme
    Dec 17, 2017 at 11:02

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You can go to the app info screen (Settings > Apps [> App List] > Select App) then click on Data Usage. This provides a number of options to control its access to network.

You do need Android 5.0 or up I think.android App Info

Android app data usage controls

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