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Extreme mobile data consumption gabker79 — Jun 06, 2018 02:11AM PDT

Hi! MFP on Android suddenly used 1GB of mobile data in just a couple of hours. Is that normal? Then I have to restrict mobile data usage for this app. What the hack happened? Why don't you do something to limit the data usage for videos and apps? I can't imagine anything else that used that huge amount of mobile data.

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ChrisA1945 Jun 06, 2018 03:26AM PDT

I am having the same problem!


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Bruce MyFitnessPal Agent Jun 06, 2018 07:53AM PDT

Hi there,

Thank you for taking the time to contact us. Could you try a fresh reinstall of the app and see if you have any other issues with data?

Regards,
Bruce
MyFitnessPal


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RegularGuy1024 Jun 13, 2018 10:42AM PDT

I just reinstalled the app and it didn't make a difference. Ive had it installed for like 10 minutes and its used about 25MB of mobile data. that was with 2 searches but most of the data was used in the background.


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RegularGuy1024 Jun 13, 2018 10:48AM PDT

On android in the App manager I clicked found MFP and clicked on Mobile data. Then changed to option to not allow data usage in the background. Seems to have stopped it but time will tell. Not sure what it was doing though. Id like to know what it was downloading.


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