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My data usage is listing “google backup transport” as the third biggest cell data user for the month. I have played with as many settings as I can in likely apps, and I cannot figure out exactly what is using this service or how to deny it cell phone access! Looking through the forums it looks like a likely candidate is google photos backup, but I have “cellular data backup” turned off for photos. I can’t find any other setting regarding wifi vs cell data use under other google settings. Any suggestions?
I don’t know if it is related, but when I look at pictures in my camera app (the default photos app that came with the phone), if I try to look through old photos it takes me to the google app even for photos that I know are stored locally on my phone. Previously it used to take me to the gallery of photos on my phone. I’m not sure exactly when this changed, if it was with an update or if it was always here on the new phone, but I wonder if when I try to look at photos this is part of the google update data. Is there anyway to disconnect the camera app from google photos so I only see local photos unless I actively open the google photos app? Any other thoughts or suggestions on why google backup transport is a data hog?