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.
- 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.
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