Datally by Google Launched

Randall Craig
December 1, 2017

You can also use the bubble to block an app from consuming data.

Take any 4G, or 3G, Smartphone and go to Google play store and search for Datally app. Click on to install. Firstly the app provide usage insights on hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis, Secondly the user can monitor and block background apps using data saver option.

The app which has been named as Datally will allow users to track their data usage in real time, and get personalized recommendations on saving data along with notifications of public Wi-Fi spots available nearby. The app also will alert you when public Wi-Fi is nearby.

Google tested Datally in the Philippines for most of 2017, and the insights from the product tests there shaped the final app.

Datally has been created to not only reveal which apps are using up data, but to provide a way to rein it in. Once you turn Data Saver on, the ability to then lock those apps individually from using data is easy. It's also key in less developed nations as Google tries to expand with its "Next Billion Users" push.


Google Datally App launched in India Meant to help save mobile data. The app install size is 4.8MB and once you install the app it asks for a number of requisite permissions.

"They face some challenges such as; huge percentage of people who use low earned phones, connectivity and localised content which forces them to either use airplane mode, rationing, or tethering to save data".

Despite the advent of 4G LTE, mobile data continues to be an expensive and unreliable proposition in many parts of the world. You can even check your data usage for this week and for the month, which will give you an estimate of how you use the data. Yes, your mobile data packages which are getting steeper by the day can be saved with the help of Datally app.

Further, Google also recently launched its own file manager app called Files Go which allows users to share files without the need of Internet. However, we have the next billion users that are upgrading from feature phones to smartphones, and for them, these advanced controls are alien territory.

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