When you enable the Data Saver, Google’s servers reduce the amount of data downloaded to serve you a webpage. This allows Google to strip out non-essential data and enable Data Saver.

Android device

  • Open the Chrome app Chrome logo.
  • Touch the Chrome Menu > Settings.
  • Under “Advanced,” touch Data Saver.
  • Slide the switch ON.
  • You can switch this off at any time.

Computers and Chromebooks
Use the Data Saver extension (requires Chrome version 48 or higher)

  • Install the Data Saver extension from the Chrome Web Store.
  • Data Saver should be turned on by default. If it’s not, click Turn On Data Saver.

Turn off Data Saver:

  • Open Chrome.
  • In the top right, click Data Saver Data Saver icon.
  • Click Turn Off Data Saver.

Notes:
Data Saver will not reduce the amount of data downloaded for secure (https://) or incognito pages.

When Data Saver is enabled:

  • Location services may be disabled on some websites
  • Some images might look slightly degraded
  • Your company’s internal sites (intranet) might not load
  • You might have trouble logging in to your mobile phone provider’s website