Do not sync on metered connections

Prevent syncing to and from this PC when on metered Internet connections. This turns off and disables “sync your settings on metered connections” switch on the “sync your settings” page in PC Settings. If you enable this policy setting syncing on metered connections will be turned off and no syncing will take place when this PC is on a metered connection. If you do not set or disable this setting syncing on metered connections is configurable by the user.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> SettingSync # DisableSyncOnPaidNetwork

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Sync your settings


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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