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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Reduce Data Usage on Chrome Beta App

When you browse the web using the stock browser app in the Samsung Galaxy SIII, you might be found an option which will allow you to set the browser to load images in the web or not. This option of course will help you to save more data, but this will also decrease your quality of experience while browsing the web caused by the image not loaded.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Web Pages Loading Images on Samsung Galaxy S3

That's will be different if you're using the third-party browser app named Chrome Beta app. Indeed, this app doesn't have the option to turn on or off images in the web, but this app has the option to reduce data usage while you browse the web. The advantage of this option is that you can enjoy browsing the web with the complete image loaded without having worry to lost lot of data.

How to enable reduce data usage option on Chrome Beta app?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Download install Chrome Beta for Android app.
  2. Follow the on-screen instruction given by the app.
  3. In the first time you use this app, you will be prompted to sign in to the Chrome Beta app. You can either to choose to sign-in by tapping Sign in button or skip this step by tapping No thanks button.
  4. Tap the Menu key then select Settings.
  5.  Scroll down to the Bandwidth management, then tap it.
  6. Tap Reduce data usage.
  7. Slide the slider next to Reduce data usage option to the right to turn on this option.
  8. Go back to the Chrome beta screen, and then you're ready to enjoy browsing the web with more lower data usage.

While you're in the reduce data usage screen, you can also see the information about how much the percentage of the data being compressed by the app and how much the data you're saving in certain period of time. So, hope this helps :)


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