"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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Can someone please explain why my google services and my data optimizer are using so much data?

Can someone please explain why my google services and my data optimizer are using so much data? This is ridiculous. Here is a link: http://m.imgur.com/TwiuCoL
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WhatsApp not working with mobile data service

After upgrading to Lollipop, I am facing the following problem with my Nexus 5 phone. Apps like WhatsApp, Hike, Messenger are not not working while mobile data is on, but there is no issue with my ...
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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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HTC Desire 816- how do I turn on my mobile data?

I have been relying on my WiFi due to not knowing how to connect to my mobile data. When i turn my mobile data on, the switch turns green indicating that it is on however, it says disconnected ...
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Lollipop : Mobile data toggle from lock screen

Mobile data can be switched on and off from lock screen in android 5.0 lollipop. I casually leave my phone on desk for short time while I am nearby, somebody (suppose a kid) can toggle mobile data ...
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How to troubleshoot Android System data usage

How to troubleshoot this? This didn't used to be so bad... Not sure if its a new app, updated app, OS malfunction or what. Android system is seemingly a black box. Are there any apps or techniques to ...
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How to diagnose network connection issues?

My phone never connects to the 4G network, despite me being on a 4G plan (it at most connects to H+) and very frequently it'll lose the connection - can't use mobile data, receive SMSs or make phone ...
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How to configure maximum internet speed?

I would like to set a maximum value for upload and download speeds. I want to do this so that the monthly consumption of bandwidth per month would be reduced. This would help reduce the costs ...
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Is filtering url requests coming through mobile data hotspot possible? (whitelist nanny)

As a teacher I would like to implement a student response system (SRS) in which students connect to access an SRS website (e.g., Socrative) by logging their mobiles onto my Android tablet hotspot. The ...
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What is the limitation in 5.0 due to which it enables the mobile data during

I came across an application titled Cm snap share. In that I check the read more section. Under the Cellular data notes it says that due to some issue in Android 5.0 we cannot disable mobile/cellular ...
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Empty Access Point Name list

First some relevant information. I'm using Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) on an LG Optimus F3Q D520. (Detailed specs: [1]). Please note the network technology). Furthermore I am in Portugal and my ...
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Something using lots and lots of small packets of data since update to lollipop

My service provider, KontaKt in the Uk on Vodafone is recording thousands of very small data transactions, many per minute sometimes. Kontakt rounds every data transaction up to 25kb so over a day ...
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Nexus 5 upgraded to 5.1 and mobile data wont work anymore

My Nexus 5 upgraded from Android 4.4.2 to 5.1 now it won't connect to mobile data. How can I get it to connect?
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How can I diagnose what is using my 3g connection in small packets

My GSM carrier rounds all used data up to 100KB. Which means that if some app is sending/receiving 500 bytes, I get charged for 100KB. Lately I observed that I go through several hundred megabytes ...
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USB Tethered, internet works on PC but not on Phone

Ok, so this is a bit weird. I own a Samsung Galaxy Note (the very first one). And I have been using Internet on PC by USB tethering. It was all going fine, until yesterday. Since yesterday, the PC is ...
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How to make background apps/ automatic apps use only wifi for data?

Ok so i have very little data, 100mb. And i want to use it when i need it. Like for maps etc. But some apps keep downloading stuff such as new articles and all data gets eaten quickly without me ...
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Checking for SIM card defects

Short question: How can I obtain detailed information about my SIM card, using Android apps and/or adb (possibly root)? I'd like to diagnose mobile data connection problems possibly caused by SIM ...
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Update to 4.4.4 from 4.4.2 Kitkat, mobile data unavaliable

I hadn't updated my software since 4.4.2 on my S5 and just updated it today. However, after updating to 4.4.4, my mobile data stopped working, I can still make calls and connect to WiFi, but mobile ...
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IS it common for mobile data to stop working but normal phone reception to be fine?

So I've got a sony xperia z3 compact and it's only a couple of months old. So far, it's been great but today I noticed that the mobile internet doesn't work. The thing is though my phone reception is ...
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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. In a nutshell, I want to disable the Internet specifically for WhatsApp so no new message/notification/media will arrive on my phone despite mobile ...
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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 ...