In this guide, we let you know how to enable data saver on any Android TV run on Android 8.0 and up. The Date Saver will help people save as much data as possible by compressing content and streaming at lower bitrates or resolution. So, it will be more useful for people who don’t have an unlimited WiFi/data plan on their home and instead use a mobile hotspot on their smart TV.

Smart TV is picking up the TV market quite fast today. It is because many people love watching streamed content on big screens. And, the big names such as YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video inspire people to buy smart TVs. But, without an unlimited internet plan, Android TV has no much use. Here comes the importance of data saver on Android TV.

How to enable data saver on Android TV
Android TV Data Saver

Steps to Enable Data Saver on Android TV

The Android TV Data Saver app by Google, which is available on the Google Play Store, helps you stream media content up to 3 times more. It works similarly to Google Chrome’s Lite Mode and uses less data while streaming videos, music, and games.

You can download and install the Android TV Data Saver app from the Android TV Play store (link). Alternatively, download its APK (link) and sideload it on your supported TV.

  1. The Android TV Data Saver app requires Android TV version 8.0 and up. So, first install any available update on your TV. Then download (link above) and install the Data Saver app.
  2. After installing the app, turn on the data saver by going to TV Settings > Network & Internet > WiFi > Data Saver.
  3. If you enable the data usage alert option, you will get a data usage notification on the TV screen.

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