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How to limit Facebook data usage in the Facebook app

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Here’s how to limit Facebook data usage

What seems to be last major app to implement a data saving feature, Facebook is finally rolling out a way to help reduce the amount of mobile data used when browsing Facebook on your smartphone. In this Ting Tip, we’re going to show you how to limit Facebook data usage in the updated Facebook app.

Enabling “Data Saver” in the settings menu will lower the resolution of photos you’ll see in your Facebook feed as well as disabling autoplay videos inside the app. (It looks like the older auto-play setting has merged with this data saving update to simplify things.)
How to limit Facebook data usage
According to Android Police
 this feature is currently only available to some Android users. Wondering if you’re in luck? Make sure the Facebook app is updated and have a look through the Menu section.

While Data Saver isn’t currently available on iOS, it’s safe to assume it’ll be rolled out to everyone on both platforms at some point in the near future. We’ll update this article when the feature arrives!

Android instructions are listed directly below.


Android

Open the Facebook app (and make sure it’s updated), tap the Menu tab and search for Data Saver under Help & Settings. Turn on the switch and let the savings begin. How to limit Facebook data usage

Is Data Saver available on your device? Let us know in the comments!


 

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