Windows 8.1 - Prevent Bing from fetching search suggestions and web results over metered connection

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - Prevent Bing from fetching search suggestions and web results over metered connection


Here's how to prevent Bing from fetching search suggestions and web results when your Windows 8.1, device is connected to a metered connection:
  • Open the Charms Bar (Windows + C) > Settings > Change PC settings.
  • Go to the "Search and apps" section.
  • Click on "Search".
  • Turn off the following option: "Get search suggestions and web results from Bing over metered connections".

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