8

Are there a way to block all 3G traffic for specified apps?

  • Not without root. Beyond that I suspect it would have to be a system-level change, not an app. – Matthew Read Mar 3 '11 at 14:52
  • What about blocking all internet access for an app? – Chance Mar 17 '11 at 17:39
6

If you have a rooted device you can filter which specific apps can access the 3G connection with DroidWall.

  • That's what I am looking for. :) Thank you, Matt – kv1dr Jul 30 '11 at 9:34
2

You can block all 3G usage by going to SETTINGS > WIRELESS & NETWORKS > MOBILE NETWORKS and then clciking USE ONLY 2G Networks to disable 3G usage.

There are also lots of widgets available that will allow you toggle between 2G / 3G usage.

1

Onavo will let you do this, and it doesn't require your device to be rooted:

"Data hog blocking: Restrict specific apps to Wi-Fi, or block your 3G data altogether once you exceed your data cap to avoid any additional costs"

note that it's only free for a limited time (http://www.onavo.com/help).

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.