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Google introduces Datally, a new mobile data-saving and Wi-Fi app

Google introduces Datally, a new mobile data-saving and Wi-Fi app

Tech giant, Google has introduced a new app: Datally.

Datally is a mobile data-saving app that helps one to understand, control and save data. It also helps discover great nearby Wi-Fi networks.

Google Nigeria Country Manager, Mrs Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor in a chat with newsmen in Lagos, said that with Datally, one could save and do more with data.

According to Juliet, the app is a technology built to tackle some of the challenges being faced by internet users in most of the emerging market countries such as Nigeria.

Datally functionsAccording to her, “Some of the characteristics of the emerging market are their aspirations for better life, appetite to lift family out of poverty, and highly mobile among others.

“They face some challenges such as; huge percentage of people who use low-end phones, connectivity and localised content which forces them to either use airplane mode, rationing, or tethering to save data.

“Datally, the new data management app will help them understand how data is being used on the phone and help to control and save it,’’ she said.

With Datally, understanding data usage doesn’t have to be confusing any longer, it will not be hard to control anymore either, and will eventually make it less expensive.

Datally can be described as a mobile data manager that will help you monitor, save, and gain control of your data. Through tracking and controlling app data usage, you save more data and get the most out of your phone which will eventually lead to reduced spending on data.

Datally Major Functions

The new app major functions include the following:


Learn about the best ways to gain control of your data usage

  • DATA SAVER – Save up to 30% of mobile data* through controlling data usage on an app-by-app. Control and limits data on specific apps while still enjoying the apps you want
  • DATA SAVER BUBBLE – Front and center controls allow you to see real-time app data usage, and block an app’s data usage if things get out of control


Easily track your data and understand which apps are using it the most.

  • DATA USAGE METRICS – Learn more about your data usage, including usage history, trends over time, and per-app usage
  • PERSONALIZED RECOMMENDATIONS – See usage highlights, prompts to rate Wi-Fi networks, and reminders to turn on your data saver


You can also get more data by finding nearby Wi-Fi to watch more videos, browse more pictures, and download more files.

  • WI-FI FINDER – Our Wi-Fi finder helps you discover great Wi-Fi networks nearby with details like distance. Before connecting, you can see how other Datally users have rated the Wi-Fi network, and you can also rate Wi-Fi networks that you’ve connected to


But that’s not all! We’ve got new features coming, including those that are currently available for limited testing in select markets:

  • Balance checking and balance expiration reminders
  • Proactive data usage warnings and controls

Get Datally and start saving data now.

*Actual savings may vary and depend upon individual usage behaviour

Story Source: NAN & Google Play Store

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