"Mobile data" refers to data transfered via your mobile connection (2g/3g/4g) as opposed to WiFi. It may also refer to the capability of using a mobile data connection.

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Not able to access 3g Data when no wifi connection

Since I updated to Lolipop on my Moto G, I cannot access internet when I am not logged into a wifi connection. Maps tells me that I'm offline, chrome tells me that I am offline. I go in Settings/Data ...
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How is it Google Maps works without data?

I ran out of data for this month so disabled it. Google maps still works in map view when I'm following my route. How is this possible? Is it that GPS can still work without wifi/data and as long as ...
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How to setup an invalid APN that prevents mobile data access?

How can I setup an invalid APN that prevents mobile data access? Tried with these APN settings: Name: invalid APN: invalid Proxy: 0.0.0.1 Port: 1 Server: 0.0.1.1 APN-type: invalid Always got ...
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Moto G 2 Lollipop update breaks mobile data

After i updated my Moto G2 to lollipop, my mobile data is broken. I have the proper settings, i tried rebooting, nothing works. I read on some other thread that i should exchange SIM slots. I cannot ...
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Cellular data is not working in my Moto G 1st generation after update from 4.4.4 KitKat to 5.0.2 lollipop :( [duplicate]

I have recently updated my moto g from KitKat to lollipop but I have some issues with it such as, Cellular data not working at all, there is an exclamation mark on the side of network bar and also ...
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Foreign phone won't connect to mobile data

I got a Moto G (2nd gen) in an asian country. I have brought it to the US now and use a AT&T sim card, that has a 300MB monthly mobile data plan. I'm not able to use the internet although I keep ...
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Operator Data not working post the Lollipop Update

I have a Moto G first gen, Post the lollipop update the operator data is NOT working. Its just WiFi which is working. What I have done: Updated to Lollipop - Thru WiFi Checked - Operator Data Not ...
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Moto G 1st Gen - Mobile Data not working after upgrade to 5.0.2

After upgrading to Lollipop from 4.4.4, mobile data doesn't work. I have tried all the solutions listed in various forums including, 1. Reboot 2. Reboot after re-inserting the sim card. 3. Manually ...
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Moto G 2nd Generation - Mobile Data is not working after the upgrade to 5.0.2

MOTO G 2nd gen, Mobile data not working (India) post Android Upgrade to 5.0.2 from 4.4.4...any clue.. could be linked to improper upgrade and is there a way to restore ??
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Moto G 2nd Generation - Mobile Data is not working after the upgrade to Lollipop

I have Moto G 2nd Generation phone. After upgrading to Lollipop, my mobile data is not working. It was previously working in KitKat. I contacted network providers and made sure everything is ...
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Mobile data turning itself on

I am experiencing an unusual problem with my phone. I've searched Google, but have had no luck finding the right answer to my problem. Problem Whenever I receive a message on Facebook or Viber, ...
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FTP fails to transfer file using EasyTether

I have a routine built into my database that uploads a file to my website using FTP. This works great when my laptop is connected to the internet with WiFi but when I use my EasyTether via USB ...
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Can my tablet connect to a 4g pocket wifi?

I bought my tablet in lazada and i am planning on buying a pocket wifi, so i want to know if my tablet can connect to a 4g pocket wifi. after reading articles about data connection hotspot something ...
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Data connection takes a long time to start up

My tablet has a SIM card that gets data over AT&T's cell network. Once the connection gets going it works great, but connecting to the network takes about 5 minutes. This is strange because it ...
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How to enable international (roaming) data, but disable international calls?`

While android has some settings as far as disabling roaming completely, I would simply like to disable only calls (due to their expensive nature), and allow MMS/data via roaming - is there any way to ...
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3G Not Working on Nexus One

I used cm-7.2.0-passion(stable) on my Nexus One since Jan-2013 without any problems. A few days ago, I have installed ev_passion-4.0.0p4.2-perdo-squished from evervolv.com. Today again i installed ...
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Android lollipop Nexus5 mobile network exclamation mark

I am using nexus5 and I have never had problems using mobile data network. Some days ago I updated to 5.0.1 and problems started occuring, exclamation mark on mobile network icon, internet stopped ...
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Dual Sim: Surfing while receiving an incoming call [closed]

I am planning to buy a dual sim mobile phone. One sim for cheap surfing and one sim for for calling. But i am unsure about some techniques of the technology. If am surfing with sim2. Can the sim1 ...
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receiving calls/text if mobile data is off

when I travel where only my phone network is available, I want to turn my data to off so I don't get any updates. If i do that can I still receive calls and texts from others?
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Gmail consuming GB of data

My Gmail app has a huge problem: only in this month it has consumed around 1 GB of mobile data, and 22GB of wifi data. Today even though I haven't used mail at all, I have consumed 400MB of wifi data ...
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turn off wifi when internet isn't accessible

I have a wifi hotspot that is always on but sometimes internet isn't available within the connection; in such a situations, the phone is connected as expected to the wifi hotspot but because there's ...
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High data usage by OS Services (on Nexus 4)

Since the update to Lollipop last week, OS Services on my Nexus 4 has been using a really large amount of my mobile data (when I'm connected to mobile data). I've tried the following actions but the ...
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mobile data connection

I'm asking this question because I really don't know how to deal with my problem. Starting from a couple of weeks, very often (meaning every 5 minutes!!) my mobile data connection get "blocked", ...
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Cant stop packet data in my android phone

I am using xiaomi redmi 1s. In every 15-30 mins, my phone pings something by mobile data. Even the mobile mobile data is off and I am using wifi.This leds to plenty of usage display messages by the ...
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How can I stop WhatsApp using Internet (Mobile Data and WiFi)?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 without rooting. I have many girlfriends. I always tell them I don't have Internet in my phone. I have fear that if one of them is browsing my WhatsApp and suddenly ...
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Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally

Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally. For example I can't use "Facebook" neither "Gmail " where I can use ...
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Is there an Android app/widget to *temporarily* turn on mobile data?

Is anyone aware of an Android app or widget to temporarily turn on mobile data, then disable it again after a set period of time? I have a bad habit of turning on my phone's data for a specific ...
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Can't set data usage warning/limit

I have a problem with my Nexus 5 (running Android 5.0 but I already had this problem on 4.4.4) I played around with the slider for mobile data limits and warnings and it got out of range... My ...
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Xperia Z3v Simultaneous LTE and Voice Service

I'm told by Verizon that the Z3v will be unable to access mobile data while in a call until January. If only they told you this before the sale! In any case, does anyone know of a workaround, or a way ...
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Do Android phones require a data connection to work?

I'm looking at buying a new phone, the oneplus one specifically(pre-orders open again November 17) and my current phone plan I do not have data, just calling and texting, and I was wondering if the ...
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how to unlock O+ 8.91 inorder to enable to mobile data connetion

i have O+ 8.91 with dual sim and sim 1 is locked to sun cellular sim only..and only sim 1 can connect to mobile data connection. I just want to know how to unlock sim 1 so that i can connect to ...
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Android stuck on roaming mode

I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900), with Android 4.4.2 installed on it. It was purchased through Partner (Israel) and I have recently moved to Germany for work. Upon my arrival, I purchased a ...
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How to turn off data usage for all but specific App in android?

I want to disable the auto sync(i.e mobile data) for all of my App ,except whatsApp when I am in mobile data connection.So basically talking , when I am on mobile data I only want to use whatsApp to ...
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Force Galaxy Nexus to always login to one network

My (Polish, Play) carrier has signed internal agreements with probably all of top carriers in my country. This allows their SIM cards to login and us both mother network and all other networks ...
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Avoided poor internet connection?

After connecting with something with my mobile-sim internet. Now I can't connect to either mobile-data , or wifi . In wifi I get the error Avoided poor internet connection , and when using the sim for ...
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3g network connection Problem while using data

For last two months or so, the situation in my two years old international HTC One X is that the data is not connecting when it is on 3g network but it is working absolutely fine with 2g network. when ...
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4G mobile data being used even when mobile data setting is off?

I have a Motorola Moto G, the 4G version, with the original ROM upgraded to the latest version (4.4.4 official from Motorola). The first thing I did when I got it was the same I have done when I got ...
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Intel xolo x900 mobile getting shutdown

I have trouble with my intel xolo x900 mobile, whenever I have enabled internet unable to use any app , suddenly my mobile getting switched off. It will take nearly 5 min to get back to normal. Not ...
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Data works on my phone, internet doesn't?

I recently unlocked my Android phone for an international move, and got a local SIM card. Currently, all 'data' functions are working in apps - Tango, Facebook, Google search, etc. However, the ...
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Galaxy S4 Wifi and Data is connected but doesn't work

I have had my S4 for just over a year. A few weeks ago I started having a problem where my WiFi and Mobil Data would both be on, and have a signal/be connected to a network, but every app that uses ...
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How to use MMS with disabled data roaming?

Can I disable all data except for MMS in roaming on Android 4.4 KitKat (Xperia Z1 Compact)? Disabling Data Roaming disables also MMS. I want to use MMS, but not any data (because of high expenses). ...
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Automatically turn on/off data when downloading MMS

With my Galaxy S3, my girlfriend's Galaxy S4 and her mother's Galaxy Core, we cannot download MMS automatically. We have to turn on data before doing so. This problem is not happening with her ...
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Can Asus Nexus 7 WiFi support a Huawei E3276 4G usb dongle SIM holder to achieve telephone functionality?

I could connect (with an usb adapter) a Huawei usb dongle that I normally use with my laptop computer and contains a SIM card for mobile internet and phone functions like SMS and phonecalls, but it ...
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My phone's 3g/4g randomly stopped working

I have a Galaxy S3 and my 3g/4g suddenly stopped working. WiFi works fine, but how can I get my 3g to work again? I have already uninstalled apps and deleted unnecessary photos and videos.
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Moto E being charged for mobile data even if it's turned off on Vodafone Karnataka SIM [closed]

I have very recently purchased Moto E and using Vodafone Karnataka SIM. I have disabled mobile data and work only with WiFi. Even after this, I see I am being charged with 0 MB data usage. (Click ...
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how to reset the PGW connection

My mobile phone on T-Mobile US seems to stay on a given PGW for days on end, having the same external IPv4 address. Very often, their PGWs get stuck after a while, or, they reboot all of them, and I ...
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Will switching to GSM only network switch off data access?

I'm using Samsung Note 3 N900 model and i want to make sure i don't connect to internet but continue to make calls & SMS/MMS. Believe this is opposite the query of others.
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Shorcut on desktop that enables packet data and 3G

In order to save battery (it works a lot!), 99% of the time I disable packet data and I use only 2G networks, because I don't want the phone to go on internet / use data. But sometimes I want to use ...
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HTC Desire 816 -How to use a particular sim for data usage and restrict the other?

I have got an HTC Desire 816 phone. I am not able to restrict the data usage to only one sim. If i enable the data usage for the Slot1 sim, the Slot2 sim also gets enabled for data usage. Any idea how ...
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Special Internet packs on Android phone?

Suppose,we might activate a special pack eg) Whatsapp pack for Airtel.How can I restrict the internet being used by other applications.So that it wont deduce any balance from main Avaliable options: ...