Questions tagged [mobile-data]

"Mobile data" refers to data transferred 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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Is there a way to prevent Android from switching back to mobile data once it found and then lost WiFi connection on unrooted phones?

I use mobile data a few days per month. I'm charged 1$ whenever I enable the mobile internet (with WiFi not present) and then I can use it until the next day. If I don't disable it before midnight, I ...
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Cannot choose different cellular network while on roaming

I am an EU citizen visiting a different country now (but still in EU), in the country's capital. For my travels I have bought a data pack from my provider (I don't have/use data otherwise). Now ...
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Chronic "ERR_NETWORK_CHANGE" on AT&T Motivate

My Android phone was recognized as a V-Smart Hobson when I activated it. My Google Account also said the same under "My Device". This error has become so chronic, it is part of every single ...
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Images, emails, web page apps not loading unless on wifi

I have noticed that unless I am on wifi some images on my email do not load, some web pages do not work eg screentrant.com and many other things are affected while using the mobile data and not wifi. ...
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Switching off mobile data or wifi only partially

I have a FP3 w/ Android 10 (LineageOs 17) installed. The os allows me to switch off mobile data or wifi for individual apps. Is there a way (preferably w/o rooting) to disable only upload or download, ...
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How to debug dysfunctional internet access on mobile data?

On a new Shift 6mq with Android 10 (light version without Google services) apps don't have internet access via mobile data. Unfortunately I usually use WiFi so I didn't notice when internet vi mobile ...
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Bridge phones mobile data internet connection to a wifi network without internet connection

I want to know if it is possible to basically bridge the mobile data connection of my phone to a wifi network I am connected to, where the wifi network does not have a connection to the internet, so ...
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Google mobile data usage

In the last 2 months, my wife's data usage has ballooned for no clear reason, since her mobile habits and phone have not changed. In this billing cycle with a few days to go, the phone's mobile data ...
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How to export Android mobile data usage by app by month?

I tried adb shell dumpsys netstats detail full > data_usage.txt command suggested on How to export data usage stats? thread but the information is raw data, do you know a command/method that can ...
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Google Photos using up too much data and at the same time hangs on uploads even when on wifi

Two problems related to the Google Photos App: It often hangs on uploading saying "waiting for wifi" even though the phone is connected to wifi According to "Mobile data usage" in ...
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Sim card manager - Mobile Data sim card assignment not persistent

I am using Samsung A50, which is dual sim. In the Sim card manager I set my SIM 1 to be the one for Mobile Data, but every time I reboot the device, the setting gets reset back to SIM 2, and so I need ...
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Data connection works without a data plan

I am trying to control my screen time by disabling internet access. I have filtered my mac address so the wifi does not work. So I turned off WiFi and a 4G LTE symbol is shown in the notification bar. ...
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Mobile data enabled but not network access

Until recently I was using ViperOS on my Redmi 4a. I couldn't send or receive MMS, but mobile data worked fine. Then I changed the operator (French operator Prixtel with Orange), and mobile data didn'...
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Forbid phone from using Mobile Data

TL/DR: How do I forbid the phone from using ANY mobile data ? If I use a single byte of mobile data, my plan charges me. Turns out, the phone used data by itself some days ago. And NO, before you ask:...
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Why removed apps use mobile data?

Android 10 When open mobile data usage ,write that removed apps use data. Why removed apps use my mobile data,how stops this and how properly delete them forever? Why they use data if they are ...
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Can android mobile device support the access to WiFi (No internet) and Mobile data which provides internet at the same time?

Question: I would like to connect android mobile device to WiFi Router (No internet) and to use mobile data simultaneously. The use case is, one android application works on LAN created by WiFi router ...
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How to remove the persistent 'Mobile data turned off' message on Android 7.0?

When I turn cell data off on a Samsung Android 7.0 non-rooted phone, the Phone app always displays a notification that data is turned off. This results in 2 issues: The notification area gets ...
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WiFi Backup Camera keep signal while also using Cellular Data for all other apps? Mirror screen android-to-android?

I use my Android for everything driving (Waze, music, etc) and between that and my OEM MMI screen, I've got enough screens in my face while driving. I purchased a backup camera that connects via Wifi ...
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Google apps not working on mobile data, although non-Google apps are working

I have a strange problem on my Samsung J2 Android phone. Although apps like WhatsApp and some games which require Internet work, none of the Google Apps like Google, Chrome, YouTube and Play Store are ...
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Re-flashed stock FW and lost IMEI, mobile data, WiFi

I just flashed my Moto z2 force (xt1789 4) back to stock and upon booting I realized my IMEI is at 0, my mobile data will toggle on but wont actually turn on, and same for my WiFi. Bluetooth is ...
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When WiFi is connected, does Android use any mobile data?

If Android says it's connected to a WiFi network, does that mean it's not using any mobile data? Could it ever happen that somehow an apps insists on using mobile data despite having a WiFi connection?...
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How to enable USB Tethering without forcing me to use mobile data plan?

I wanted to tether my phone's connection to my pc via this old phone that I found. There's a setting for USB tethering, but when I turn it on, it says to turn on the mobile data? I went to the help ...
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Switch from Wifi to mobile data while roaming

We use international SIM cards in our our standard Android phones (SAMSUNG XCover4s). When they opperate in a weak Wifi environment, we would like them to be supported by the mobile data connection or ...
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My Galaxy J7 phone is not connecting to the Internet without WiFi anymore, anything I can test / verify to make it work?

What would be the reasons for which my Android would not connect to the Internet using the Mobile Data mode? (that open is ON) I don't go out much these days since there is Covid, but I'd like to have ...
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Android keeps disconnecting wifi when the signal is weak/poor

I've recently bought a pixel 4a 5g phone and I'm running the latest version of Android. I'm really happy with the phone but there's one thing that is really bothering: it will use mobile data when the ...
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Apps use mobile data when mobile data is off

My Android 10 phone seems to be using mobile data even when mobile data is turned off: The setting called "switch to mobile data automatically" is off FYI. The data, in very small ...
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Unable to communicate to a local WiFi with mobile data enabled

I'm developing an app that should work on a private WiFi network without Internet access. It's a controller for an interactive digital sculpture. The IP address of the server it should talk to on the ...
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Removed apps and users, Android OS uses too much data

I've noticed that Removed apps and Users uses too much data on the background. But dont know the reason. In this photo I can see that Removed apps and users, and Android OS uses too much data. How to ...
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How do I block an app from using mobile data even in foreground?

I want to block an app from using mobile data even when that app is in foreground. How can I do that? I can find an option to disable mobile data when in background and an option to disable WiFi for ...
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(Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite) Mobile data turns off automatically when screen is off!

I have an issue with Mi 9 Lite, when I lock my phone, mobile data turns off automatically after a short period of time, it will turn on as soon as the screen turn on, I tried to enable "Mobile ...
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Why does my mobile data work for some things?

I'm not really sure when this started but I've discovered that I have some type of data. My parents haven't included data in my line yet I'm able to receive notifications from discord, youtube, google ...
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Enable usage of mobile data while connected to a WiFi without internet connection

It is possible to allow my device to use mobile data while connected to a WiFi hotspot? The reason being is that the WiFi hotspot I connect to does not have an internet connection. So I want to be ...
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Some apps only work on wifi

I have a few apps on my phone that for some reason only work on wifi. It is an email client and a public transportation app. I tried reinstalling the apps, clear cache and data, clear cache, and data ...
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Missing option to disable data switch

There's a result to "Switch to mobile data automatically", when you search for it on the Settings menu. But the ACTUAL option is nowhere to be found... Where exactly is it ? Since there is ...
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Is it safe to use an old mobile phone as modem / router for Wifi?

(Related to A phone as a home 4G modem/router?) I was wondering if it is plausible and safe to keep an old phone charging all the time with a sim card in order to use it as a modem/router for Wifi. I ...
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How to remotely turn mobile data on if phone is missing and device is turned on

I lost my phone, after 10 hrs phone is turned on. I am calling to my mobile number but not picking up the calls. Data is turned off. So is there any way to turn on data. Mobile: Oneplus 7
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Mobile data not working until switching off then on again

Any app on my Sony Xperia XZ2 Android 10 phone can't access mobile data until I go to Network > Mobile Network > Turn off Mobile data > Turn on Mobile Data. If I close the app I need to do ...
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recover text messages

I have an Huawei running the latest Android. I accidentally deleted some Very important text messages and they haven't been backed up. Is there anyway I can retrieve them?
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Hotspot stops uploading to internet suddenly

I have Android 2.3.6 (rooted) on my Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL and use the "USB tethering" option to connect my laptop to the cellphone and sometimes "Mobile AP" as a hotspot. When I ...
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Updating Android make it to user more data transfer, now there is no way to block data by default

I have accidentally updated my Android One phone to v10 of 2020-05-01 and now each time I switch-on the phone data transfer is also on. How can I disable data transfer by default so I need to manually ...
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Settings get global mobile_data always returns 0

On a rooted mediatek 6580 phone running Android 5.1.1, if data is enabled using svc data enable or even pulling down the notification bar, the command settings get global mobile_data shows an output ...
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Rog Phone wont connect to internet with data but wifi, calls, and texts work fine

my phone is not able to use the internet on data, but wifi works fine. I can still send and recieve texts, and phone calls work too but it's just the data. My sim works fine because I've tested it on ...
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How to disable mobile data, in a way that's hard to re-activate, while still allowing mobile calls, for a child's phone?

I want to disable mobile data in the phone settings for my child in a way that makes it hard to re-activate it. Just turning off the "mobile data" setting is far too tempting for them to ...
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Is there any way to check if 4G/LTE is broken in LineageOS (FP2)?

Situation I have a Fairphone 2. I recently installed Lineage OS 17.1 I have a UK phone provider. I am in Germany for the next few weeks. I am not able to connect to German networks with 4G (that ...
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my mobile data is not working after i reseted my sumsung galaxy note 3

I wanted to format and reset my Samsung galaxy note 3 and I did a factory reset but after that my phone is having a hard time to identify the network provider(took a very long time to sign into the ...
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Can't use mobile data on non-default sim, even if inactive when the second sim is open call

I'm using OnePlus 7T with dual sim. Sim #1 is my default sim, and Sim #2 is a data sim which I'm using only for mobile data. Obviously, I've defined Sim #1 to be the default sim for calls and sms, and ...
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Mobile Data blocked while getting/sending phone call and message

I have 2 sim cards in my phone Samsung J7 Pro. Whenever I used the packet data for internet using sim 2 and there's phone call or message coming in my internet got blocked. I used packet data because ...
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'Network permission' notifications for apps in Android 10 - turning off

I have Android 10 on my phone. In the 'Settings - SIM card & mobile data - Mobile Data - Network Permissions' menu, I have set wifi & mobile data access as "disable network" for some ...
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Why does my mobile data work only on hotspot?

I own a Samsung Galaxy A71 and I'm on Reliance Jio network. When I had bought this phone and put a new Jio SIM on it, my mobile data worked fine, but the hotspot didn't. My laptop browser said 'DNS ...
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Nokia 7 plus network issues

I bought a used Nokia 7 plus not long ago and it worked perfectly at first. But recently I have been encountering multiple problems concerning the mobile network connection of my phone. Those ...

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