Data Usage Settings

The Data usage menu lets you view your phone’s mobile and Wi-Fi data usage, set data limits, restrict hotspot usage, and more.

Enable Auto-Sync Data

Enabling the auto-sync data feature allows your phone to sync all apps automatically.

  1. Touch Home Home icon > Menu Apps icon > System settings > Data usage.
  2. Touch Menu Apps icon and select the Auto-sync data check box.

View Data Usage by Application

  1. Touch Home Home icon > Menu Apps icon > System settings > Data usage.
  1. Confirm Mobile data is set to On icon.
  2. Touch Drop-down menu icon next to Data usage cycle to change the period of time for which the chart will display the data usage.
  3. Touch either of the white lines on the chart to display the tabs. Drag the white tabs horizontally to see the data usage of a specific period within the displayed cycle.

Set Data Usage Limit

You can also set the limit for mobile data in case you don’t have an unlimited data plan which cuts off data at a specified threshold.

Warning: The usage displayed is measured by your phone. Your carrier’s data usage accounting may differ and the usage in excess of your data limit plan can result in charges. Data usage limit set in this menu is not guaranteed to prevent additional charges.

  1. Touch Home Home icon > Menu Apps icon > System settings > Data usage.
  1. Select the Set mobile data limit check box. Read the message and touch OK.

Note: Disabling the Set mobile data limit feature automatically disables MaxiMZR.

  1. Drag the red tab vertically to set the limit you want.

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    Touch the red line, select the limit by flicking the value vertically and then touch Set.
  1. Drag the orange tab vertically to set the level you receive a warning.

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    Touch the orange line, select the limit by flicking the value vertically and then touch Set.

Restrict Data Usage by Application

You can restrict the background data usage.

  1. Touch Home Home icon > Menu Apps icon > System settings > Data usage.
  2. Touch Menu Apps icon and select the Restrict background data check box.
  3. Read the message and touch OK.

Tip: You can see the Wi-Fi usage. Touch Menu Apps icon > Show Wi-Fi usage to check it.

Restrict the Background Data Usage on Wi-Fi Network

You can specify Wi-Fi networks as mobile hotspots to restrict the background usage of those networks.

  1. Touch Home Home icon > Menu Apps icon > System settings > Data usage.
  2. Touch Menu Apps icon > Mobile hotspots.
  3. Select the check box of the Wi-Fi network to restrict.