how to set up a Wi-Fi network as metered

Not everybody has an unlimited data broadband connection and they are often restricted by data limits. With major updates capable of spiking your broadband by GBs of data, this post will help you set up a Wi-Fi network as metered so that the updates don’t get downloaded on these networks.

Windows Mobile & PC

  • Navigate to Settings.
  • Tap on “Network & Internet”.
  • Tap on “Wi-Fi”.
  • Tap on “Manage known networks”.
    Wi-Fi Known Networks

    Wi-Fi Known Networks


  • Scroll to your Wi-Fi network and tap on it; the selection will expand to show action buttons.
  • Tap on Properties.
  • Turn on “Set as metered connection”.

    Wi-Fi Properties

    Wi-Fi Properties