Network and Internet Set, Edit, or Remove Data Limit for Network Connection in Windows 11

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Windows can help you stay under your data plan limit and look for ways to reduce data usage. After you set a data limit, it'll let you know when you're getting near it.

This tutorial will show you how to set, edit, or remove a data usage limit for cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet network connections for all users in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Set Data Limit for Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet Network Connection in Settings
  • Option Two: Edit Data Limit for Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet Network Connection in Settings
  • Option Three: Remove Data Limit for Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet Network Connection in Settings


EXAMPLE: Data usage of set data limit for network connection

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OPTION ONE

Set Data Limit for Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet Network Connection in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Network & internet on the left side, and click/tap on Data usage at the top on the right side for the network connection you want. (see screenshot below)

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3 Select a network connection (if not correct) you want to set a data limit for, and click/tap on the Enter limit button. (see screenshot below)

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4 Choose the Limit type you have for your data plan, enter other limit info, and click/tap on Save when finished. (see screenshot below)

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5 Turn on or off (default) Metered connection for this network for what you want. (see screenshot below)

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6 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION TWO

Edit Data Limit for Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet Network Connection in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Network & internet on the left side, and click/tap on Data usage at the top on the right side for the network connection you want. (see screenshot below)

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3 Select a network connection (if not correct) you want to edit the data limit for, and click/tap on the Edit limit button. (see screenshot below)

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4 Choose the Limit type you have for your data plan, enter other limit info, and click/tap on Save when finished. (see screenshot below)

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5 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION THREE

Remove Data Limit for Cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet Network Connection in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Network & internet on the left side, and click/tap on Data usage at the top on the right side for the network connection you want. (see screenshot below)

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3 Select a network connection (if not correct) you want to remove the data limit for, and click/tap on the Remove limit button. (see screenshot below)

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4 Click/tap on Remove to confirm. (see screenshot below)

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5 You can now close Settings if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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