See the programs that use your internet connection

see internet consumption
see internet consumption

Last updated: January 1, 2023

Your internet connection starts to row ? You want find out which programs are saturating your internet connection  ? Windows 10 can show you which applications are currently using your network and how much data is being transferred.

Convenient for identify an application that consumes the most your bandwidth. Follow the guide !

Use the task manager

To check precisely what programs are currently using your network and the amount of data they download, consult the task manager. For that, I invite you to follow these steps:

  • Open the task manager, right-click on your taskbar and select "Task Manager»Or press Ctrl + Shift + Esc.
  • Then in the list of processes, click on the heading "Network»To sort the list of processes that consume the most your bandwidth.

  • Finally, all the software that uses the local network or the Internet will be displayed in the window.

See your internet connection usage over the last 30 days

Windows 10 traces the history of applications that use your internet connection and the amount of data they transfer. You can see which programs have used your network in the last 30 days and how much data they have transferred.

To find this information, follow these steps:

  • Go to Start> Settings> Network and Internet> Data usage.

  • Then click on "Consumption details» at the top of the window. (You can press Windows + I to quickly open the Settings window.)
  • From there, you can scroll through a list of apps that have used your network in the last 30 days.
  • If you're on a Wi-Fi network, you can see which apps are consuming bandwidth.