"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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Will disabling LTE extend my battery life even if I'm not using it?

I was just wondering, if disabling LTE will improve my battery life even if I'm never using it (there's no LTE in my country).
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mobile data reset ask not again prompt

it seems I have accidently ticked the ask not again checkbox when I have activated mobile dara. How can I reset this option so Android asks me again before activating mobile data?
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How to turn off mobile-data/3G for each SIM card separately in Samsung Galaxy Mega Duos?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Mega Duos and use two SIM cards - one sim with very low charge for 3G connection (called SIM1) and the other with very-high fee (called SIM2). I go to Setting - Connections - ...
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How to display mobile data usage for whole month and not last 7 days?

I have monthly cycle for measuring mobile data from 1st to 31st but it always measures last 7 days. How do I make it measure cycle I have configured? Full resolution image
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Changing Vendor Id

Here's the context: subject - Mobile data (Internet) I have 4.1 (JellyBean) mobile phone. Everything works great. Of late I happened to travel to UK and my present service operator does not recognize ...
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GCM with SSL/TLS under restricting proxy?

My mobile carrier data plan allows only connections using HTTP(S) proxy or IMAP, SMTP, POP3. I can use every protocol encapsulated in SSL/TLS with HTTP(S) proxy (CONNECT method). No destination ports ...
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SGS2 mobile connectivity/GPS intermittent problems after DIY repair

Looks like my SGS2 started to have mobile connectivity/GPS problems, possibly as a result of DIY repair (I manually replaced LCD+digitizer after an LCD damage): GSM signal level frequently drops to ...
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Queue a Google Play app to download later on wifi to save mobile data?

Is there a method to queue a new app for installation from Google Play, so that it downloads later when the phone connects to WiFi? The point being to save mobile data.
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Mobile data is not working after missed call

I have this strange issue in Sony Xperia U. Currently I am using 6.1.1.B.1.100 bulid ICS 4.0.4. There is no option in mobile network to select 2g or 3g or 2g/3g. All I have is Use only 3g networks in ...
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No option for “mobile network” on Dell Venue 8

My friend has bought new "Dell Venue 8 3830" tablet with Android JellyBean 4.3. Now we want to connect a 3g dongle (D-Link) via a micro-usb cable which came with it. When i connect the dongle to the ...
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mobile data won't turn on, with my Samsung galaxy s3

I have a problem with Samsung galaxy S3, i can't connect to internet using mobile data connection with almost 1 month. Hope you can help me with this problem.thanks.
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How can I disable mobile data completely?

I have a pre-paid plan and don't want to use my mobile data except for two days in the year. However, since there's the quick option button mobile data, I fear I might press the wrong button when I'm ...
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Why does my phone have no data connection when roaming?

My mobile carrier in the US (Sprint) provides free domestic roaming for data and calls. However, whenever I am roaming, I have no data connection (in-bound and out-bound calls work fine). I am using ...
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Disable gifs system-wide or by app?

I was wondering if there is some way to 1, disable gifs from loading, and/or 2, disable gifs from playing on an Android device. The first would be mostly to conserve data, especially if I'm on Tumblr ...
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Installing/updating apps over mobile data

On my LG G2 device running Android 4.2.2, I can't seem to install or update any applications while on the mobile network. I can still access the Play Store but upon tapping "Update", the download ...
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ZTE merit phone problems

Why when i have the box checked on data enabled it gets unchecked every few mins. I haven't downloaded any new aps or changed any settings
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rescale data usage graph

The 'Data Usage' screen is scaled to 100GB . My data plan is limited after the first month to 500MB because I am somewhat Scots. How do I rescale that graph? My Samsung Meta has Android 4.2.2
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Tasker (switch off mobile data automatically) causing trouble under CyanogenMod

I used to use this tasker profile for nearly a year now already and it used to work fine, untill I recently switcht from the Samsung default UI TouchWiz to CyanogenMod on my Galaxy Note (1). The ...
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Mobile data won't turn on till reboot

I'm using a Samsung Vibrant (aka Samsung T959 Galaxy S) (Installed Jellybean). Sometimes when I keep mobile data off for a while, it doesn't turn on. I have to reboot it to make it work again.
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DNS blocking on mobile networks?

(I apologize ahead of time if this question might be misplaced; let me know if there's a better place to ask it.) I'm using my HTC One phone on Sprint's network in NYC, and noticed that my phone ...
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How can I disable 4G LTE on stock samsung (SGS3) or CyanogenMod?

My carrier, Sprint, has a lot of weak 4G coverage. In areas where I only have one 4G bar, the internet doesn't work. Every connection times out. However, these areas often have moderate-to-strong ...
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USB tethering: Allow only wifi

I want to connect my computer to my wifi network. As it does not have a wifi module I use my phone (Nexus 4, Android 4.4.2) to tether its wifi connection via USB. When my phone looses the connection ...
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Is there a way for 3G to not disconnect when connecting to WiFi?

WiFi is unreliable, I wouldn't trust WiFi for SIP calls, I've disabled WiFi within CSipSimple. Now every time I connect to WiFi, my SIP registration seems to go away, and I'm not receiving any calls ...
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Treat certain WiFi networks as mobile/cellular

I plan to be putting a Nexus 7 (will be rooted) in my car and tethering off my Nexus 4 (rooted). However I only get 1.5GB data per month on my mobile and don't want it to download my Spotify ...
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How can I toggle mobile data from a terminal?

I have a rooted Sony Xperia 3 running CyanogenMod 10. Can I turn off mobile data from the terminal?
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How to find out if my mobile data is working or defective?

I installed CyanogenMod 7.2 stable on my Samsung Galaxy Ace before, but it seems mobile data wasn't working. I decided to download the latest nightly build (2013-03-01) but still the mobile data ...
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Some applications don'e have access to the mobile data on unrooted S4 device

Some applications on my S4 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally. For example I can't use "WhatsApp" neither "Viber" where I can use "Facebook" ...
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Whats the difference between cell phone and data radiation

Is cell phone and data/WiFi/LTE radiation the same thing? Or are they entirely different technologies? Are any of them dangerous? I ask because i use my phone a lot at night in bed and i look at my ...
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How can I change the data usage cycle for Mobile data?

The mobile data cycle (Settings -> Data usage) looks quite arbitrary. Since I have changed my data plan, now the new cycle should start at the first day of the month instead of the 6th. How can I ...
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Why doesn't Android report accurate Netflix data usage?

I played ~2h of Netflix on my Nexus 5, on T-Mobile's LTE network early this morning. I had switched off WiFi. After doing so, the data usage screen looks like this (scaled down): Netflix data usage ...
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Is there any way to dump the Data Usage log through the ADB shell?

The reason I would need to dump these data is because in smalls display (S5301) doesn't fit everything and data is cut. I couldn't do anything to move that graphic. Look, I've searched in Google ...
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Is there a ways to set data speed limit in android?

Is there a way to set data speed limit on android device(Samsung Galaxy GTi9003,Gingerbread 2.3.6)? Note :this is different from data limit. I want to use 3G network 300MB/month plan which I think ...
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How does “Restrict background data” work?

In "Settings"->"Data Usage" there is a "Restrict background data" checkbox. How does it work, exactly? What does "background" mean here? And is this setting enforced by the OS, or is it a hint that ...
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Why does “Xperia Keyboard” use up mobile traffic?

I checked Settings->Data Usage, and an app called "Xperia Keyboard" has used up 513 KB of mobile traffic. Why would the keyboard app need to use 513 KB of mobile data? It's a keyboard app, why does ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi seems disabled with mobile data

On my nexus four, if I turn on my mobile data Wifi refuses to connect to a network. To connect to a Wifi network I must turn off my mobile data, when I do this all works good short of mobile being ...
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My internet doesn't work on my phone any more

The internet doesn't work on my phone. It worked with my orange sim card and it previously worked with this sim card, the problem seems to have arisen after my number was ported from the orange sim to ...
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Where to find diagnostic information as to why mobile data won't turn on

I've had a Samsung Galaxy S3 for a little over a year now and not had too many problems with it. This afternoon, however, it's decided it won't connect to mobile data at all. I've had similar things ...
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OS services and Android OS using data

I have a question following up Locking applications to wifi only data connections: I followed the guide given in its answer and notice some applications (like Android OS) don't have the option to be ...
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Mobile Data only working when used as hotspot

I recently bought a HTC One. Everything worked fine including mobile-data and Wifi. Until I once used my phone as Hotspot for my laptop. The whole time while using the hotspot I had working internet ...
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How to limit bandwidth usage

Can anyone suggest a suitable way to limit internet bandwidth? I am using 3G mobile data. I know how to limit the maximum data usage but I need to control the bandwidth so that my mobile data ...
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Huawei G700 keeps asking permission to use mobile data after WiFi disconnects

I recently bought a Huawei G700. It's a fairly new and uncommon device. It runs Android 4.2.1 in combination with Huawei's own Emotion UI When I have WiFi enabled and for some reason my Wifi ...
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How do I remove a data restriction?

A couple of months ago I set my phone to have a data limit so that it would stop at 1GB. I have a plan that I share with 2 other people so I thought 1GB would keep my usage down. After a couple of ...
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Nexus 4 download issue

I own a nexus 4 and since then i am unable to download anything via 2g/3g. I am able to download content only through wi-fi. The same applies for PlayStore. I have even tried in safe mode. I have ...
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How to stop getting internet through the prepaid card and use only my home wifi?

I bought a 3G prepaid card that offers internet, but I want to stop getting Internet through the card and use WiFi to connect to his home router or certain WiFi networks of choice. I know how to ...
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Mobile data is disabled, but some data is still transmitted

First of all, I've read several similar questions here, but they are either not related, or require root access (Droidwall and stuff). I received my Google Nexus 4 a week ago, and enjoying it so far. ...
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Connection problems 3G/4G (Mobile data)

Phone: Samsung Galaxy S3, Mobile data enabled, APN configured for T-mobile Applications: MightyText, BrowserTexting Internet connection is working, i can use browsers, gtalk, IMO, etc. The problem ...
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How do I switch off the internet after use on the Samsung Spica?

Using the Spica for the first time. How do I know if I am off the internet after using the phone to browse?
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Mobile data connection is lost “by its self”, need to re-enable it manually everytime I unlock the phone

This happens constantly: Go to Data Usage->"Mobile Data" to "On". Lock phone for about 30 min. Unlock phone and try to use an application that requires data connection. The application says no ...
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My Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-I19100) wont recognise my SIM

I bought a locked Samsung Galaxy S2 second hand - it is locked to Vodafone. When I first purchased it worked fine, however yesterday morning it couldn't connect to the mobile network - it kept ...
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Route Application through Mobile Data when on Wifi

While on Wifi, Whatsapp won't work on my Galaxy Note 2 due to my work proxy. I have found no proxying application that will work, yet. (My work is using an HTTP Proxy). Is there an application that ...