How to Monitor Data Usage in Windows 11/10?

Most Internet Service Providers (ISPs) grant users unlimited access to the web. But if you have a monthly plan for the internet, you should monitor your data usage limit in Windows 11/10. In Windows 11/10, you can set your data limits to ensure you don’t go up to your data limit plan. This Feature will help you to save data in Windows 11/10.

This risewindows article will teach you how to set data limits on windows 11/10. Let’s start it.

How to Monitor Data Usage using Windows 11/10 Task Manager?

To view your data usage for specific apps through the Windows Task Manager, go for these steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open Task Manager on your Windows 10 computer. For that, right-click on the blank space on the Windows taskbar and select Task Manager .

Step 2. In Task Manager, navigate the App history  tab.

Step 3. Here, you’ll see a list of your applications along with several columns. The Network column contains the actual data usage figures for each application, represented in megabytes (MB) or gigabytes (GB). If you have set data connection metered, you may be interested in the figures shown in the Metered network column.

Note: Windows shows the data in the App history tab for the last 30 days by default. Select the Delete usage history link to reset this counter and start new stats.

Note: All the applications may not appear in the Task Manager; hence, you must access Windows Settings to view data usage for all programs.

How to Monitor Data Usage in Windows 11/10 Settings?

To view or monitor data usage in Windows 11/10 using Settings, go for these steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Setting App.

Step 2. Next, click Network & Internet .

Step 3. Then, select Status in the left pane.

Step 4. Click on the Data usage  button on the right-side pane.

Step 5. On the “Data usage” page, you can view which applications have used how much bandwidth in MB or GB.

How to Limit Data Usage on Windows 11/10?

To set the data usage limit on Windows 11/10, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Setting App

Step 2. Next, click Network & Internet .

Step 3. Then, select Status  in the left pane.

Step 4. Click on the Data usage button on the right-side pane.

Step 5. Under the “Data limit” section, click the Enter limit  button.

Step 7. In the “Set data limit” pop-up window, set a usage limit (in MB or GB) for a specific time interval (ideally corresponding with your billing cycle, Monthly). Then click the Save button.

How to Reset Data Usage on Windows 11/10?

To reset the data usage on Windows 11/10, use the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Setting App.

Step 2. Next, click Network & Internet .

Step 3. Then, select Status  in the left pane.

Step 4. Click on the Data usage button on the right-side pane.

Step 5. On the “Data usage” page, scroll down to the bottom and then click the button Reset usage stats .

Step 6. Confirm the reset usage stats by clicking the Reset  button.

In this way, you set data limits in windows 11/10 to ensure you don’t go over your plan’s designated cap.

That’s it.

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