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Is there any way to prevent the AT&T update software form using my 4G connection (i.e. using Wi-Fi only when available)?

By default it seems to use the 4G connection when there's no Wi-Fi connection, as the screenshots below show. I use Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III with a rooted Android 4.1.2.

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Following saloalv's answer, I tapped on "Android OS" (which is the process listed as being the one who used my 4G connection): I don't see any "restrict background data" option.

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I do see the "restrict background data" option for other processes though: enter image description here

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Open data usage in settings, tap on AT&T software update, scroll down and tap "restrict background data".

  • Thanks. I added 3 screenshots at the end of my answer: I don't see the "restrict background data" option for Android OS (where AT&T software update seems to be somehow encapsulated) :/ – Franck Dernoncourt Dec 6 '14 at 17:44
  • @FranckDernoncourt seems that either this is part of android design, and system apps don't have that setting, or AT&T did something to make sure you can't restrict background data. This procedure would have worked for an user app though – saloalv Dec 6 '14 at 17:51

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