Connecting your Android Hotspot to your system or PC is one very easy way of getting internet access on your pc or system, but here comes a big problem as your data gets to be consumed so fast that you tend to turn off the Hotspot or disable the wifi on your system or pc.
Windows 10/8 high data consumption rate is becoming a norm and not everyone is financially buoyant to overlook the high data consumption rate of the windows 8 and 10 pc software update.
Wondering why your data finishes so fast, just immediately you get to share your internet connection via Hotspot to your system through wifi.
If you keep wondering why and how your data gets to finish so fast the moment your internet connection is shared to your windows 8/10 system or pc, you might end up getting to have no solution to high system pc data consumption.
In the course of this article, how to stop windows 8/10 from consuming your data, we shall drop 3 easy and sure working methods to permanently stop your system or pc from swallowing, consuming or eating up your data connection so fast.
Imaging doing a subscription, sharing your internet connection with your pc and immediately you start seeing your Network indicator increasing from 100kb/s up to 5mb/s depending on your internet speed. You begin to wonder what is actually downloading or otherwise. You however go through the system update settings to see if there is any ongoing system update, but to no avail there is nothing updating but yet you get to see your data finishing so fast.
The possibility of not wanting to share your internet connection to your PC is very low, which is the main reason you are expected to follow the below steps on how to Stop windows 8/10 from consuming/eating/swallowing your data when internet access is connected via wifi.
Fix to Windows 8/10 data consumption when connected using WiFi
Firstly, be sure your system is running on Windows 8 or Windows 10 before getting to proceed with the below steps on how to Stop windows 8/10 from consuming your data.
Setting your windows 8/10 Wi-Fi connection to metered connection
This is said to be the easiest and fastest way of getting to fix data consumption on your windows 8 or 10 pc. Set as metered connection works if not 70% most times, but just if it doesn’t, don’t worry, we have got you covered always.
Connect your windows 8/10 pc with available wifi connection
Now go to the list of available wifi networks and tap on the connected wifi network
Now tap on “properties” or right click to get three options (Disconnect, Properties and Forget)..
Tap on properties and a new window will open
Select the “Set As Metered Connection” to enable.
Congratulations, you have successfully done the first important step. On some cases, you might start surfing the internet on your system using the wifi connection without having your data swallowed up, or consumed so fast any longer. Just in case it still continues, then you might have to try this most important step and be sure to get the data consumption on your windows 8 or 10 fixed immediately.
Disabling System Update Permanently on windows 8/10
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