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Hi guys. Can someone please help by telling me what Android OS seems to be downloading that it's gotten to over 6 gigs.

It downloads almost 700mb to 1GB everyday.

I'm afraid it will do same on my mobile network. Anyway I can turn what's being downloaded off?

Thanks.

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8th January 2014, 10:23 AM |#2  
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Hi guys. Can someone please help by telling me what Android OS seems to be downloading that it's gotten to over 6 gigs.

It downloads almost 700mb to 1GB everyday.

I'm afraid it will do same on my mobile network. Anyway I can turn what's being downloaded off?

Thanks.
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u can restrict background data through setting u post its screen-shot
so background data downloading of android OS will restrict while u r on data
8th January 2014, 10:24 AM |#3  
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u can restrict background data through setting u post its screen-shot
so background data downloading of android OS will restrict while u r on data

Would that affect any app such as my email auto sync, Whatsapp, hangouts and others?

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Would that affect any app such as my email auto sync, Whatsapp, hangouts and others?

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instead of built-in restriction app for data
u can install another apps from play.store to restrict data usage of another apps or let them to work
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I use BLE to block certain apps from mobile data and monitor my plans, works great

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It's because of the keep this device backed up option that comes with Android. I had the same issue. Disable it from the backup and reset menu.

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hi guys.
having same problem for 2 days.
"OS Services" downloading about 300-400 mb per day. only by wifi.
just reseted my samsung core. nothing happend. attempt to disable update service didn't work.
backup option is also disabled.
any suggestions or ideas?
thanks.
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