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Of course not. Your WiFi will go through your WiFi chip to AP and to some other ISP. There is no connection with 3G just like you can use WiFi even without SIM. But your carrier can(though highly unlikely) use some tracking program to track you and find what you are doing. Even if they do, the WiFi usage won't be counted as 3G. One advice I'd like to give ...


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Netcounter can monitor both cellular data and wifi usage levels.


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First, let me say that network data counting in Android is not so easy, because there is no API which provides this information in a clean way. The App developers have to work with some Linux internals and other issues. This is why most traffic counting Apps don't work on every hardware/software combination. For exaple I had an app that worked with Eclair ...


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On Android, Wi-Fi is always used in preference to mobile data when connected to a Wi-Fi network. This was quite clear in Gingerbread and older versions of Android, which removed the mobile data icon from the status bar when Wi-Fi was in use. From Honeycomb onward, the mobile data icon may remain on screen when Wi-Fi is active. If your carrier/handset ...


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Yes, there's an API for that (the class is android.net.TrafficStats). It was added with API level 8 (Android 2.2). As you can see below, it offers both Rx and Tx bytes in total, only accounting mobile or per app (added in API level 14, note that with an equal UID count as one). This is an excerpt, see the link below for all methods. static long ...


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The Data Usage screen can show both Mobile Data and Wi-Fi usage (but only shows one by default). You're almost certainly seeing your Wi-fi usage, 750MB doesn't sound unlikely for a new device that will have downloaded settings, apps, contacts, and probably OS updates. If you have a SIM card in your phone then the Data Usage app defaults to only showing ...


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Changing the starting day for Mobile data is indeed non-obvious. You need to enable the mobile data connection (2G/3G) before the options are available: Enable Mobile data. Exit the Data usage settings app. Tap the spinner below the Set mobile data limit checkbox. Tap Change cycle.... Change Date of each month (I prefer the first day of the month, 1) Hit ...


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DroidStats does this for calls, SMS, and data: You can place widgets on your homescreen1 or, with the pro version, even inside your notification area2. Limits can of course be configured. It even shows data usage on a per-app basis. Statistics can show your most-called (and most-called-from) contacts, and more. As for data, 3G Watchdog even can go a ...


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Some networks allow you to check how much you have used such as O2. If you have ICS or Jelly Bean there is a Data Usage listing in settings. Alternatively try apps like these http://www.theandroidsoul.com/best-android-data-usage-apps-for-monitoring-3g2gwi-fi-usage/


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See this question for someone else with a similar concern. He also has a Galaxy... To be sure you are using only WiFi connection, you should specifically turn off the mobile data connection (in that case you will have no connection if you lose the WiFi connection, instead of switching automatically to mobile data connection without you noticing.) There ...


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From my tests, data usage still show normal usage. E.g. using Firefox, firefox data usage increase, using Google+, Google+ data usage increase, etc... Also, it is not double counted for Adblock Plus. (I used ~15MB total, and Data usage report 340KB for Adblock Plus). Tested on Android 4.1.2.


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I would assume less, as all formatting is built into the app, while using the web browser you would need to download the 'whole' page including Gmails UI etc


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Assuming that you are using a Galaxy Ace with Android v2.3 (Gingerbread), I suggest you to use an application like 3G Watchdog or Onavo Count. But if you are using a Android phone with Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher there is a built-in option in settings menu called "Data Usage".


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My Data Manager also does a great job. Tracks wifi and cellular down to the app level. You can have it warn you when you are near a data cap. You can set it up to track by calendar month or by your billing cycle. It has a widget as well as a notification bar item. I used it to track down my runaway data usage (Doggcatcher) on my phone as well as a ...


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My Data Manager is a free app available in the android market which will aid you in catering your needs. It will give you a detailed statistics of which app/service used how much data. Edit : did not notice this was answered in the comments already.


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As of now (unless someone can correct me) there is no APP that will monitor Sprint 4G WiMax data. Although, it can be found by calling information *4 from a Sprint phone and pressing 4 to hear details of the individual phone use. The 4G data will be listed, and can be sent in a text message to the phone (if desired) by pressing 2.


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After reading the comments, there's not much else to suggest for you to check on your phone. So, here's two free APPs to help you out: My Data Manager Main features:   • Simple to setup and simple to use.   • Know what apps are using data with automatic monitoring of your app data usage.   • Set usage alarms to avoid overage charges and ...


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As far as i know the data consumption of Gmail App will be less than that of browser. Because all the styling info are built into the app itself, it only need to get the raw text data, which may be in the form of JSON or XML. But in case of browser it has to download styling info such as CSS and client side scripts such as Javascript along with email ...


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Not usefully. If you root the device, you can use a tool such as iptables to configure a rate limit, but the only way for that to work on downloads is to drop network packets above a certain limit. The effect of this will be that the apps on your phone see slower downloads, but the overall use of your Wi-Fi or mobile data connection will be greater, because ...


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The app definitely uses less data than a browser, because it only loads the email's contents, while the website loads a lot of stuff along with it. The app needs to download just the gmail content and some information about it ( sender, cc etc. ). If you're worried about data limits, then go for the app. It's both faster and uses less data.


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Short answer: no I don't know how to see per-app data usage when using ABP. Long answer: I'm running rooted 4.1.2 on a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 (GT-I8160) and I've deleted or frozen most of the bloatware with Titanium Backup and configured auto-update off and syncing off for everything that's left. So I can run a browser test with ABP on and off without other ...


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AFWall+ author here. It should work on CM 7.x ( I'm using it). IF you have issues please send me logs from Menu->Firewall Rules-> Send error report I'll look into it.


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Try aPhoneMeTiX completely offline phone usage analyzer. Generates graphs and reports which you can share easily. PS - I'm creator of this application.


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I couldn't find such a feature shipping with Android itself -- but: Yes, there is. Or rather: there are. Plenty. It would become a long list. Watch out on the Playstore for DroidStats or Call Meter 3G -- both apps allow you to specify the "payment day" (DroidStats is probably easier to use, while Call Meter can cover more complex scenarios). There are also ...


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I use Stats Free app. It not only shows you data transferred via GPRS/HSDPA and WiFi (separately). It even shows you calls and message logs.


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I think that the network data you need is available through logcat. View the network buffer on your phone using either alogcat (Android 4.0 and earlier) or adb (any, but required for Android 4.1 and later). I had to use this statement in adb: adb logcat -b radio GsmSST:D *:S The resulting list included log entries like the one below: D/GsmSST ( 707): ...


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Try Network Speed https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=netspeed.pt It logs all your data along with its type.Obviously it will not log your location. I use it everytime.Its size is just 43 kb and is free.Give it a try.


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I don't think it logs location but I think it does most of everything else you're looking for: Network Log I use it every now and then to monitor net traffic and it works really well.


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WEll If you want to see the log data on Android besis on location, there is an app for this which is named as GeoLog. You can read more about app here http://topbestfreeapps.com/save-sensors-data-of-android-device-with-geolog-app/


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Sort of a side-ways answer here: Do you have the android / eclipse development environment set up ? I don't have a specific answer, but viewing the log files in verbose mode with no filters on will show you almost everything the phone is doing (... or at least what the programmers have chosen to note in the log files. We programmers are often lazy and ...



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