How To Find Out Which Apps Are Consuming The Most Data In Windows 10

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Windows 10 provides a detailed summary of apps and their total data usage. This can be a useful metric to estimate which apps consume a lot of data and which don’t especially when using metered Internet connection.

To view this data usage :

Go to Windows Settings by clicking on All settings from the Action Center.

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Next, choose Network & Internet.

Windows 10 settings list

Select Data usage > Usage details.
data usage of apps in Windows 10

This will show a breakdown of data consumption per app in descending order.

per app data usage stats in Windows 10

Browsers and file transfer programs will usually show the highest but if any other app is also on the list which usually shouldn’t, then it may need further action.

 

 

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