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    Controlling data usage

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    Keep track of and control the amount of data transferred to and from your phone during a given period. For example, you can set data usage warnings and limits for your phone to avoid additional charges. You can also limit the amount of data used by individual applications.

    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.

    To turn on data traffic

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    3. If the mobile data network connection is not turned on, tap OFF beside Mobile data so that OFF changes to ON.
    TipYou can also turn on data traffic by marking the 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. 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. Mark the Set mobile data limit checkbox if it is not marked, then tap OK.
    5. To set the data usage limit, drag the lines to the desired values.
    NoteOnce your data usage reaches the set limit, data traffic on your phone 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. Find and tap the desired application.
    4. Make the necessary adjustments to change the data usage limit, restrict background data, or restrict all data traffic for the application.
    5. 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.
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