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    Controlling data usage

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    You can keep track of the amount of data transferred to and from your device over your mobile data or Wi-Fi® connection during a given period. For example, you can view the amount of data used by individual applications. For data transferred over your mobile data connection, you can also set data usage warnings and limits to avoid additional charges.

    NoteAdjusting data usage settings can help you keep greater control over data usage but cannot guarantee the prevention of additional charges.

    To access data usage settings

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    3. Select the SIM card for which you want to access data usage settings.

    To turn data traffic on or off

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    3. Select a SIM card to enable a data network connection.
    4. To turn data traffic on or off, tap the on-off switch beside Mobile data accordingly.
    TipYou can also turn data traffic on or off by marking or unmarking the Mobile data traffic checkbox under Settings > More… > Mobile networks.

    To set a data usage warning

    1. Make sure that you have turned on data traffic.
    2. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    3. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    4. Select a SIM card.
    5. To set the warning level, drag the lines to the desired values. You receive a warning notification when the amount of data traffic approaches the level you set.

    To set a data usage limit

    1. Make sure that you have turned on data traffic.
    2. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    3. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    4. Select a SIM card.
    5. Mark the Set mobile data limit checkbox if it is not marked, then tap OK.
    6. To set the data usage limit, drag the lines to the desired values.
    NoteOnce your data usage reaches the set limit, data traffic on the specific SIM card will be turned off automatically.

    To control the data usage of individual applications

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    3. Select a SIM card.
    4. Find and tap the desired application.
    5. Mark the Restrict background data checkbox.
    6. To access more specific settings for the application, tap View app settings and make the desired changes.
    NoteSpecific settings for an application may not always be accessible.
    TipThe performance of individual applications may be affected if you change the related data usage settings.

    To view data transferred via Wi-Fi®

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    3. Tap Icn sony 11ni and menu k90, then mark the Show Wi-Fi usage checkbox if it is not marked.
    4. Tap the Wi-Fi tab.
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