Monitor data usage, and control your phone's connection to mobile data service.
Note: Data is measured by your phone. Your service provider may account for data usage
2. Touch Data usage to set options:
Mobile data: Enable or disable Mobile data. You can also control Mobile Data at
Limit mobile data usage: Disable the mobile data connection when the specified
limit is reached. After enabling the setting, drag the red limit line on the graph below
to set the data usage limit.
Alert me about data usage: Receive an alert when mobile data usage reaches the
warning limit you set. After enabling the setting, drag the orange warning line on the
graph below to set the data usage warning limit.
Data usage cycle: Choose a time period for limiting data usage. Data usage for the
period displays on the graph, along with usage by application below.
to set other options:
Data roaming: Allow your phone to use mobile data when roaming. Additional
charges may apply. See your service plan for details.
Restrict background data: Prevent the phone from connecting to the network in the
background for synchronization or other services.
Auto sync data: Synchronize with accounts automatically, at any time.
Show Wi-Fi usage: Displays data usage while connected to Wi-Fi.
Mobile hotspots: 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.
> Settings > Connections tab.