How to Reset Network Data Usage Stats in Windows 11

This post describes steps you can take to reset the network data usage in Windows 11.

With Windows 11, users are able to accurately check how much network data they used in the last 30 days. The data usage is separated by network adapter types (Wi-Fi and Ethernet) and by apps.

You don’t need to do anything to clear the usage data from your computer. Windows will reset the network usage data automatically after 30 days.

The network data can be useful in many. It shows how and which apps are using the most data and which network adapter(s) the apps are using to connect to the network.

If you want to manually reset and clear the data and start over, you can use the reset button. The steps below will show you how to do that.

You must be an administrator or have equivalent rights to be able to reset your device’s network data usage stats.

How to reset network data usage stats in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Windows automatically resets the network data usage after 30 days. If you want to manually reset the usage data and start over, the steps below show you how .

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

windows 11 start menu settings updated

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In the Windows Settings app, click Network & internet on the left. On the right, you should see each network interface data usage as highlighted in the image below.

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When you click on the Data usage field it will automatically open the Network & internet -> Advanced network settings -> Data usage setting pane for that interface.

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On that pane, scroll down to the bottom, then click the click the Reset button on the Reset usage stats tile to reset the network data usage for that interface.

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Repeat this for each network interface attached to your Windows devices.

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to reset network data usage stats in Windows 11. if you find any error above or have something to share, please use the comment form below.

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