1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Since the 26th of December i noticed that my Lumia 950 XL is draining lots of mobile/wifi data. I have reached my mobile data limit (1GB) for the first time and it's not normal.

    I went to the data-sense option on settings and the "Settings" app had consumed 600mb's of my mobile data plafond.

    I only have three apps running on background (Whatsapp, FB messenger and Viber) and have disabled the automatic app updates from the store app. Also i have the comments/diagnoses option to never/basic.

    I can't seem to find what is causing this problem. It seems that it's downloading or uploading lots of stuff to somewhere. I have the latest windows 10 mobile firmware/software.

    Thanks!
    12-29-2015 10:09 AM
  2. realwarder's Avatar
    Have you tried rebooting the phone? Have you filed a Windows Feedback bug report and screenshot the usage?

    SMS sync may be a cause. Or perhaps some other user sync (Settings/Accounts/Sync your settings). You could try turning off and see.
    12-29-2015 10:39 AM
  3. ronaldme's Avatar
    Messaging (it is using skype if you are logged in), SMS syncing, etc.

    Also, turn off the option to use data connection if wifi signal is poor.
    12-29-2015 02:13 PM

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