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Is there a way to limit the data that the Facebook Messenger app uses on my cell phone?

Asked by jca (34351points) 1 week ago

I just downloaded the FB Messenger app a few weeks ago. I resisted for a long time because I am not into apps if I can avoid them. They use up data and battery life.

The Messenger app I felt was almost essential, since if someone pm’s me on FB and I’m not on a computer, there’s no way of knowing whether it’s time sensitive or not, important or not, etc.

Is there a way of limiting the data that the Messenger app uses?

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SergeantQueen's avatar

Disable autoplay on videos.
Use the Facebook Lite app, it uses less data.
Use it on WIFI whenever you can.
I’m not sure about increasing battery life.

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