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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.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Connections connections settings icon.
  2. Tap Data usage.

    screenshot of data usage
  • The data usage window opens.
  1. Data usage settings operations:
  • Usage: View mobile data usage for the current billing cycle.
  • Data saver: Reduce data usage by preventing some apps from sending or receiving data in the background, or by reducing the frequency of data access by apps in use.
  • Mobile data: Enable or disable mobile data.
  • Alert me about data usage: Receive an alert when your mobile data usage reaches the amount you selected.
  • Mobile data usage: Tap the drop-down menu, and then choose a time period for data usage. Data usage for the period is displayed on the graph, along with usage by application at the bottom of the screen.
  • Bill cycle: Set mobile data usage warnings and limits during your billing cycle.
  • Wi-Fi data usage: Display your Wi-Fi data usage.
  • Restrict networks: Select Wi-Fi networks that are mobile hotspots. You can restrict apps from using these networks, and you can configure apps to warn you before using these networks for large downloads.
  1. Tap More options options icon > Help to view help topics for data usage.