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Data connection upload arrow constant

anon(5466678)

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As the title says, my upload arrow is nearly constant on my data connection. Whether cellular or wifi the arrow that points up us there constantly. I worry that this is slowing my phone and could be using data. Anyone else have this issue?
 

Chintan Gohel

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As the title says, my upload arrow is nearly constant on my data connection. Whether cellular or wifi the arrow that points up us there constantly. I worry that this is slowing my phone and could be using data. Anyone else have this issue?

do you have auto upload on for onedrive and photos backup?
 

anon(5466678)

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OneDrive is the biggest user. But that could easily be the wifi uploads. I'm ok with it using data when its supposed to I just don't know why I have a near constant up arrow on my network connection. I have even done a hard reset and no change.
 

Chintan Gohel

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OneDrive is the biggest user. But that could easily be the wifi uploads. I'm ok with it using data when its supposed to I just don't know why I have a near constant up arrow on my network connection. I have even done a hard reset and no change.

some other app must be regularly checking for updates - my suggestion would be to disable one app at a time from running in the background and observe. My first suspicion would be whatsapp, facebook and twitter if you have them. Store too
 

anon(5466678)

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I do, let me try to turn her off.

I just, like 30 min ago, reset my phone back to a released version of win 10. ie. not the insider preview.
 

anon(5466678)

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also, i just realized its not a specific upload arrow, its just data transfer and happens to point upward. idk why but i thought i had seen bidirectional arrows before.

anyway, i talked to my service provider this morning and they said i have used roughly 3GB in the past 2 weeks... not ok
 

Chintan Gohel

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also, i just realized its not a specific upload arrow, its just data transfer and happens to point upward. idk why but i thought i had seen bidirectional arrows before.

anyway, i talked to my service provider this morning and they said i have used roughly 3GB in the past 2 weeks... not ok

put a data limit in data settings and also check which apps used most data -attack those and find out why
 

anon(5466678)

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I think I'm gonna have to go back to android... Sigh... Too many things things that a phone should do well, easily, that this just fumbles through...