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

Ask a question

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".

Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

Learn more about the CCM team