"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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Dual SIM standby — data and calls on different SIMs

I wanna ask about Dual SIM standby 4G phones, particularly Lenovo P70 if that makes a difference. If I have two SIMs: (A) with a call and SMS tariff, (B) with LTE data. If I browse the internet on ...
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Mobile data trouble

Before upgrading my android version to 5.0.2, my mobile data always connected to a 4G network. After the upgrade, it connects to a 2G network only. Anyone can help with this?
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How to enable dual networking in Android shell?

I have a rooted HR933 tablet running Android 4.4.2, and an embedded device with a Wi-Fi access point but no Internet access. I need the tablet's browser to be able to reach the device's web server via ...
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Why doesn't my VPN client transition between mobile to Wi-Fi?

I'm experiencing slightly odd behavior from my VPN on a Note 4, Android 5.0.1. It appears to work as far as routing my traffic is concerned, but if I leave an area with Wi-Fi and come back, it stays ...
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I just updated the software of my S4 Active, and now my mobile data doesn't work

I've tried turning my data and wifi on and off, played with airplane mode, restarted my phone a few times, and left the battery out for nearly 15 minutes, but my mobile data still isn't working after ...
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Unable to activate data connectivity after upgrading to Android 6.0

I'm using LG G3 F460L and I have recently upgraded (kdz method) it to android 6.0 and. Here is the weird thing, the device was able to accept 3G coverage during the setup page, after I let it connect ...
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How can I prevent this wifi / mobile hotspot error?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 running Android 5.0.1, Lollipop. I use it as a wifi hotspot a lot. When I have wifi hotspot turned on, about every five minutes the phone displays this dialog... ...
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Is there a more efficient way to turn mobile hotspot on / off? [duplicate]

I'd like to reduce the number of steps needed to turn mobile hotspot on or off. Currently it's unlock, then five taps. Galaxy Note 4, Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I did find this question, but it's from ...
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Change IMEI number to obtain tablet data plan?

It looks like T-Mobile offers very cheap data-only plans, but these are only available for tablets. I have read that this is enforced by tracking your IMEI. I was wondering: Is it possible to change ...
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Data Connection problem

I have a problem in my Moto E (1st gen) when I'm using 2G data pack. The data is connected but the internet is not working and not showing the data network sign H properly. The problem is there for ...
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Mobile data can't connect (with exclamation mark) but wifi

My phone is Motorola XT1033 dual-SIM (Lollipop 5.1) * have active mobile-data internet packages * can connect and open provider's website (to check package status & quota) * valid APN settings ...
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My Mobile data switch is missing from my main Settings screen. How do I get it back?

I used to have 4 toggle switches right on my main Settings screen: Airplane mode, WiFi, Bluetooth, and Mobile data. Now the Mobile data switch is gone, and I don't know where it went. It's been ...
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Turning on Wi-Fi calling turns off 3G

Normally, my mobile data mode is CDMA/LTE, and I can have Wi-Fi and mobile data on concurrently. But when I turn on Wi-Fi calls, only CDMA mode is allowed - I can't switch to CDMA/LTE. Then mobile ...
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Android OS background data usage

Recently set up 2 Android smart phones for my sons earlier this month (around Dec 12th, 2015). On one of the phones, Android OS is showing a HUGE spike in background data usage. From Dec 12th until ...
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Nexus 4 3G not working

The phone is running AOSP Marshmallow, it is rooted and has Xposed installed. Mobile operator is Latvian Mobile Phone with working data plan. I can send and receive calls and texts and use WiFi. So ...
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How to display/obtain detailed app data usage of last 24h?

I know Android has a nice built-in way to visualize the monthly data usage on a daily basis. It also displays the cumulative data transfered data per app per cycle (1 month). Where are the data usage ...
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Data usage, random number apps

What are these numbers in the Data Usage and Battery Usage screen in Jellybean? I'm having a issue with apps turning up that use data in the background. I have no idea what the are or where they came ...
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wifi is getting turned off and mobile data is getting turned on automatically

I am facing a weird scenario in my android phone since 2-3 days. My wi-fi is automatically getting turned off and my mobile data pack is getting turned on. It has been cost effective 2-3 days. I ...
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Mobile data on but not working

I have a Galaxy SIII (Android 4.3) phone on the Vodafone network (UK). I was using WiFi when available and mobile data occasionally. It all worked fine. When on mobile data, I would see an icon on the ...
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Nexus 4 2G/3G not working

The phone is running AOSP Marshmallow, is rooted and has Xposed installed. Mobile operator is Latvian Mobile Phone with working data plan. I can send and receive calls and texts and use WiFi. So far ...
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Synch on mobile data not only wifi

It appears my S planner synchs when I am on Wi Fi but not when wi fi is off and I am connected to mobile data. There is probably a switch "synch only when on wifi" to save paying for mobile data, but ...
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How to turn off Radio Signal via adb without airplane mode?

As I'm trying to make a script to restart radio signal and I'm not using usb cable for adb, I need to turn off my mobile signal WITHOUT using airplane (because I'm using Wifi Hotspot and Wifi ADB). ...
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Do I lose my data if i factory reset my phone?

If I factory reset my phone, how long will it take for my data to set itself back up? And if it doesn't, have I lost my data?
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How to be confident mobile data is off

I have a mobile package which includes a small amount of mobile data. If you exceed the limit, or use data abroad, the costs can be truly enormous. This has made me paranoid about how to ensure that ...
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Why is WiFi turning on by itself when I turn on mobile data (Sony Xperia C)?

As soon as I turn on my mobile data, the WiFi also turns on by itself, even though there aren't any open WiFi networks around. The phone is rooted. I've been using it from almost about two years. ...
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howto automatically switch from WiFi to mobile data when no internet on WiFi?

I have a wifi router at home with adsl connection. But internet connection from our service provider keeps dropping off. Unfortunately, the service provider i am using is much better compared to ...
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Exclude one program in data usage

My provider provides rdio for free. This generates data traffic, but is not taken from my data plan. How can I exclude this program from data usage limit and or calculation?
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Strange case: mobile data is blocked by provider but working on cyanogenmod

I just encountered a really strange case, I was wondering if anyone had an explanation: this sim card suddenly stopped working, we tried the card on 4 different phones and the 3G wasn't working on any ...
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None, or choppy, 3G/LTE data transfer with T-Mobile US on international HTC One M8

I have an international HTC One M8, and an off-contract plan with T-Mobile (highest priced, unlimited LTE). If I go into settings and set mobile data to only use 2G, everything works reliably. With ...
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mobile data not wrking on YU Yuphoria

My mobile data is not working. I use a YU Yuphoria. I tried to setup the APN settings but that didn't help. Using a different sim card doesn't solve the problem. The mobile data still doesn't seem ...
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Is it possible to adblock while on mobile data?

I can use AdBlock Plus to block ads on wifi. Is there a way to do it while on mobile data? I'd like to use it in Chrome, if possible.
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Can I force GMail to not load large sets of data (attachments/images) when using mobile data?

I just noticed that GMail loaded 60-70MB data the last 2 days, in ~15 minute period. It was using my (limited) mobile data plan to do this. This was around the time I was opening large email threads ...
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How to turn off data after a certain amount

How to turn off data after a certain amount Aim: To make my data turn off after it reaches a predefined amount of data to use. For example, I am using my portable hotspot to my computer with my ...
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Cannot connect to a data connection on Sprint HTC One M8

Firstly, I am running CyanogenMod 12.1 on my HTC One M8, but this is an issue I also experienced running stock Android (e.g. Lollipop). The issue I am experiencing is that my device appears to be ...
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Limit apps to only work if connected to WiFi

My son is exceeding his data limit by downloading files when off the WiFi. I do not want to turn off all mobile data as he still needs to access his email, etc, however, he does not need to be ...
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Nexus 4 on TMobile No Data “!” I checked APN and is ok

It has been two days now and I do not have data. I read a previous article here where this happened to those who upgraded to LP5.1. I have had this for a few months now. I am not sure what ...
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How do I get wifi and data functionality back?

Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon, but unlocked); Android 5.0.1 Wifi and data functionality have ceased to exist. I show good strong connections for both, but cannot get anywhere with either. Neither ...
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Permanent exclamation mark on wifi/mobile even when there is connectivity

My Nexus 9 running 5.1.1 always shows an exclamation mark for my Wifi networks and for the mobile data connection (from Airtel in India). This despite the fact that I am able to access the internet ...
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Verizon Samsung s6 data connectivity

In my country we have 3g on cdma network. How can I get data connectivity to work on my new verizon 4g lte Samsung s6 using the available network. Right now I am getting the symbol 3g very fainthe for ...
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Lg G3 random reboots while it is connected to wifi or data connection

As soon as I toggle wifi or data , my LG G3 is getting restarted . I tried factory reset I tried different rom (everything lolipop 5.0) I restored to a working backup I had about 3 months before. The ...
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Cellular data shutting off when i shut off wifi and vice versa

I bought a motorola moto g gen 3 a few days back and encountered a bug i can't wrap my head around. First of: this post: Cellular data not working since 5.1 Lollipop flash adresses the same issue ...
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Google search and chrome not working on mobile data

I have a OnePlus One on which I am running 5.1.1 Cyanogen OS. I rooted it and installed Greenify, and tried to greenify the google apps. Since then, my google apps are not working over mobile data, ...
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How to clear the data usage?

I'm using Kitkat. I can not able the delete the data usage of Mobileas well as Wifi. Is there any option to Clear the data usage in rooted & unrooted Mobile Phone ?
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Mobile data doesn't stop

Even if it's turned off, the Internet on my galaxy s5 keeps working in the background. That's why it only recharged 30% in 5hours. I kept my mobile networks on global and the other 2 options but it ...
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My Galxay Grande Prime can't connect to 3G anymore

I used to connect using 3G without any problem. But suddenly the 3G connection is not working anymore. Problem: The networking Symbol "H" appear for few seconds (2s-3s) and they disappear and it ...
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Samsung I-8552 Galaxy dual sim gets either phone or mobile data reception, but not both

I have a Samsung I-8552 Galaxy device with a dual SIM card - when I'm away from home, both phone numbers work fine, but the mobile data doesn't work - only wifi. When I'm home, both wifi and mobile ...
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How do I turn off Mobile data traffic that turns on automatically?

I have a Sony Xperia Z1. I have tried numerous times to turn off the mobile data traffic and Wi-Fi but straight after I turned it off, it comes on again by itself. This is the third day I am having ...
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Disable all but a few applications from accessing mobile data connections

I would like to disable all of the applications on my phone from accessing my mobile data connection, except for a select few applications that allow me to remotely control my phone, and thus, require ...
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HTC One M8 Sprint doesn't connect to roaming partners India

I am currently in India, and I'm not able to get roaming data with my HTC One M8 Sprint. I have tried several settings and several carriers but to no avail. I have called Sprint but their solutions ...
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Change DNS for mobile data without using an app

(My phone is rooted and runs Android 5.1) How can one change the DNS addresses of mobile data (and persistently, if possible) without the requirement of an app?