Clever TV trick helps you make savings on your bills – and it's so easy to set up | The Sun

THERE'S so much great telly to watch on Netflix, Disney+ and many more streaming services these days.

So you really need a decent broadband service to make it all possible.

Most people have unlimited broadband as standard.

But in a bid to save money, some consumers have had to go for plans that have a cap.

This makes streaming tricky given that it uses so much data.

And it could mean a nasty bill shock if you accidentally go over the limit.

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Fortunately, if this is a situation you find yourself in, there is a way to keep your data usage on your smart TV in check.

It's called Data Saver Mode.

The feature will reduce video quality down automatically so you use less data.

And it'll send you data alerts too when you've used a certain amount.

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It's available on most smart TVs which run on Android.

Here's how to set it up.

How to set up Data Saver Mode on my TV

Find Settings on your TV.

Then go to Network and Internet.

Look for Data Saver.

Switch the feature on.

Below, you can also activate data alerts.

There's an option for 100MB, 500MB or 1GB.

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