But mobile data still happens to be an expensive affair in most parts of the country.
But they warmed to the idea as they saw that users welcomed data consumption by "apps they really like", Woodward said. It makes all the critical points of data usage more accessible and easier to understand.
Back in June this year, Google launched an experimental Android app called Triangle in the Philippines which helped users manage and block mobile data on per-app basis. The app will also block data usage of apps. The app also generates customized recommendations including the ability to activate reminders to save data.
She said that directions were also given for one to be able to locate the Wi-Fi and once one was connected to a network, it was important to rate it in order to help others in the Datally community find great Wi-Fi. Once all that is done, you're ready to begin using Datally.
If you find any inappropriate advertisements from an app you've installed from Play Store, you can report the app as "Inappropriate". However, overall internet penetration in India still appears to be in nascent stage (10.1% of the population, says Google, at the time of writing this) despite widespread adoption of 4G and related services, thanks to Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio. Initially, you have to go through a series of instructions displayed on the screen including enabling of permissions.
Extensive user research revealed that many smartphone users worry about running out of data.
If you haven't already enabled the data saver feature for mobile data, you can do so from there as well. Having a separate app would help you in setting up restrictions for data usage as well.
If you want to check out all of the categories and options, head to Google Play here. If you tap on a location, you will be able to view the location of the place inside Google Maps along with address, phone number, and reviews.
Apps frequently use data in the background for updating content and information.