Published On: Tue, Sep 5th, 2017

Android Oreo Prefers Mobile Data Even When WiFi Is Activated

Google started releasing Android Oreo bureau and OTA images final week following a initial recover to developers dual weeks ago. With some-more people now carrying their hands on a latest Android chronicle (ATT and Verizon have also instituted a rollout process), users have now started to news some Android 8.0 bugs, including a information devise issue.

Android Oreo mobile information issues

According to reports, Android Oreo is immoderate mobile information even when WiFi is enabled. Redditor Unusual_Sauce first reported this emanate observant that they beheld a spike in information use and had to spin off mobile information to make certain it wasn’t being used. Google is reportedly already operative on a fix.

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After updating to Oreo final night, we perceived a outrageous spike in information usage, all a while being connected to WiFi. we contacted support and was told that they are wakeful of a emanate and are operative on a fix. In a meantime we have incited off mobile information while during home, so usually WiFi is being used.

Another user combined that Oreo enables “mobile information always active” in a developer options where it was set to infirm by default previously.

While this might not be a large emanate for those on total information plan, it could spin into surprisingly large bills for those on singular plans. Worried if this has been inspiring you? Check a information use under Quick Settings  Mobile Data. If we are experiencing aloft information usage, toggle a “mobile information always active” off underneath Developer Options.

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We will refurbish this space when Google releases a repair to this sold issue. If we have been experiencing any bugs following a Android 8.0 Oreo update, don’t forget to share it with us. Battery troubles? WiFi issues? Or, has it been a smoother refurbish for you? Share your thoughts with us.

– Relevant: Install Android 8.0 Oreo on Your Pixel and Nexus

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