My Samsung mobile phone (Android 4.x, released this year) keeps asking me every time if I really want to terminate my mobile data connection. No checkbox to remember the setting. That's annoying: More often than not I forget to confirm, and I'm on a data plan that charges per ping.

EDIT: The switch I'm using opens up when I swipe down from the very top of the display. I've seen this layout on my phone and on two other Samsung tablets, so I assume it's pretty standard.

Is there any setting to stop these messages once and forever? My question is kind of the opposite of https://android.stackexchange.com/q/67517/13266 .


I don't know if there's any setting for that (Samsung has certainly more than one device, and I don't know them all with all their specifics). But there are other means/approaches to this:

  • you might try some of the toggle switches and widgets available on Google Play
  • you could check for some automation tool like , which have the feature of toggling mobile data. At least Tasker permits to create widgets on the homescreen bound to specific tasks, so you could create a toggle-widget yourself

Both approaches should work independent of the device you're going to use them on.

  • Thanks. I'd rather avoid installing an app just for that. I've described the switch I'm using in my edit above, does that ring a bell? – krlmlr May 30 '14 at 22:11
  • That's pretty much standard (at least since Android 4.x), yes. But on none of my devices I was ever asked for a confirmation there. Admitted, I'm not using any Samsung phone… – Izzy May 30 '14 at 23:08

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