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    Controlling data usage

    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.

    If you are using a device with multiple users, only the owner, that is, the primary user, can adjust data usage settings. Adjusting data usage settings can help you keep greater control over data usage but cannot guarantee the prevention of additional charges.

    To help reduce data usage

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage > Data Saver.
    3. Tap the slider to enable or disable the function.

    To turn data traffic on or off

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    3. Tap the Mobile data slider to turn data traffic on or off.

    When data traffic is turned off, your device can still establish ‎Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® connections.

    To set a data usage warning

    1. Make sure that mobile data traffic is turned on.
    2. From your Home screen, tap .
    3. Find and tap Settings > Data usage > Billing cycle.
    4. To set the warning level, tap Data warning, enter the desired data limit and tap SET. You receive a warning notification when the amount of data traffic reaches the level you set.

    To set a mobile data limit

    1. Make sure that mobile data traffic is turned on.
    2. From your Home screen, tap .
    3. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    4. Tap Billing cycle and tap the slider beside Set data limit, then tap OK.

    Once your mobile data usage reaches the set limit, mobile data traffic on your device gets turned off automatically.

    To control the data usage of individual applications

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Apps.
    3. Tap the application that you want to control, then tap Data usage.

    The performance of individual applications may be affected if you change the related data usage settings.

    To check your data usage

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
    3. To view information about the amount of data transferred via mobile data connection, tap Mobile data usage.
    4. To view information about the amount of data transferred via ‎Wi-Fi connection, tap the Wi-Fi data usage.
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