Windows 8.1 - Display the estimated data usage for your network connections

December 2016


Windows 8.1 - Display the estimated data usage for your network connections



Windows 8 allows you to get a preview of your data usage for each of your connections. To enable this feature:
  • Click on the Network tray icon
  • Right-click on the connection of your choice > Show estimated data usage.

If you have updated your operating system to Windows 8.1, proceed as follows:
  • Open the Charms bar (Windows key + C) > Settings.
  • Change PC settings > Network > Connections.
  • In the right-pane, click on the network of your choice:

  • Turn on the following feature: "Show my estimated data use in the Network list".


Related :

This document entitled « Windows 8.1 - Display the estimated data usage for your network connections » from CCM (ccm.net) is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.