Set as a measured connection in the Settings app disabled in Windows 10 Fix

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Catherine Le Nevez
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il Set as measured connection Settings in Windows 10 are quite a useful feature for those who use a limited data plan and therefore want to save data while working. Although you already know how to enable metered connection in Windows 10, you may sometimes find that the Set as measured connection in the Settings app is disabled in Windows 10.

This will prevent you from enabling metered connection for your system, making things really difficult. This could be because you have already set a limit for your data to help you save your data and stay within the limit.



However, there is a workaround available to solve this problem. Let's see how.

Solution: Remove the data limit in the settings

Before making any changes, first make sure you are logged in as an administrator. Let's see how to check if you are logged in as an administrator:

How to check if you are logged in as an administrator

Step 1: press the Win + me keys together on the keyboard to open the file settings window.

Step 2: A settings window, click Accounts.

Step 3: On the right side of the panel, under Your Information, check if it says CEO under your name and email ID.

After making sure, go ahead to remove the data limit.

How to remove the data usage limit

Step 1: Navigate to the network icon at the bottom right of the taskbar. Right-click on it and select Open network and internet settings from the menu.



Step 2: A Network and internet Configuration window, go to the right side of the panel and in the Status section, click Use of data.

3 phase: So go to Choose a network and select the network for which you want to remove the data usage limit.

Step 4: Now under the Data limit section, press the button Remove limit button.

That's all. Now him Set as measured connection feature in settings It will not appear dimmed, but active.

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