To prevent system from automatically installing downloading the updates and uploading bandwidth as it wants without asking, I was able to configure a WiFi as metered type Internet connection to get more control in Windows 8.1 on my Surface Pro 3 while using mobile hotspot or at hotels. It is easy to enable the feature by going Settings > Network & Internet and turning Metered connection ON. However, after my tablet is installed the Windows 10 Aniversary Update, the related option is missing completely and now I don’t know where is it, even Bluetooth disabled.
How to set WiFi metered connection in Windows 10 Aniversary Update
Through the settings of the individual wifi network (AP)
* From your desktop, tap or click on the Start menu, and open the Setting app.
* Click on the Network & Internet category, and go to the WiFi tab.
* In its right side pane, select the name of your current connected wifi network.
* Scroll down a bit to Metered connection heading, and move the slider of Set as metered connection option from Off to On. That’s it.
However, if you have done the above method and the metered option is missing, try the way to resolve the problem and restore it.
* Type “Device Manager” in start menu, and select it from results.
* Expand them in the list of Device Manager applet, and locate the the wireless network adapter. Right click on it and choose Uninstall option.
* Restart the system, open Device Manager again, select “Scan for hardware changes.” to get latest driver and apply it. That works perfect for me.