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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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HTC 10 EVO not picking up mobile data service on 900 mhz band

I have an HTC 10 EVO phone and my network service provider gives mobile data services on the 900 mhz band (3G). I've searched various sites for the specifications of my phone and they all say that it ...
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Send data using data mobile [on hold]

I want to send data from mobile(android) to pc in which mobil using data mobile but pc use wifi ,it's possible !!! if yes how? because if I use data mobile he don't work why ??
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JIO Internet don't work when I turn off Mobile Data

1.I Inserted JIO Sim in Asus Zenfone Lite L1 & Turned on Mobile Data, It worked fine. 2.I Turned off Mobile Data & after some time I Turned on again. 3.Internet not working. 4.I deactivated ...
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Dial-Up Internet on Android

I've seen a few posts here and there, but nothing concrete. My North American SIM card doesn't have true mobile data as of right now. I don't have a plan or a contract, but a pay-per-minute and pay-...
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4G Connection not working properly

A month or so ago, when I turned Mobile Data on the device did not connect to the Internet. I thought that it is a temporary issue with the carrier but it is still not working. Details of the issue: ...
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Will the new changes to Android 9 cause firewall apps that use VPN to manage network obsolete

Firewall apps use VPN to manage network (to allow or disallow apps to connect to the Internet via Wifi or Mobile Data), mainly is for phones that are not rooted. However, the article (https://www....
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Does Android provide auto-switching of network mode when mobile data is toggled?

Whenever I want to turn on the mobile data, I have to go to "Preferred network type" menu and Switch to 3G/4G/Prefer LTE manually which requires many steps. So does Android OS provide auto switching ...
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Mobile data is always working even when the the mobile data is switched off

I use a Vivo V5 mobile with Jio SIM. Its APN is Rcomnet. My mobile data is always working, even when I switch off my data. I tried reset to defaults in the APN settings. I turned off background data. ...
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Use mobile internet with connected wifi

I want to connect my phone to wifi without internet (I have some server in the local network) and use mobile internet. But when I connect the phone to wifi, phone stops to use mobile internet. I've ...
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How to disable usage of background data of all apps?

Some networks charges high in cellular data...so disability of background data is great money saver.
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Why does mobile internet speed vary so rapidly? Even in the same place internet speed varies

Why does mobile internet speed vary so rapidly? Even in the same place internet speed varies from 1/2 MBps to a few KBps within a few minutes. I also want to know if there is any device or application ...
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Mobile data is set to auto turn on with command but isn't working

I'm using 2 apps, "MacroDroid" and AutoInput", I set a command(Macro) that would turn on mobile data and location. But when I sent the text, it shows that mobile data and location are "on" but only ...
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Moto e2 doesn't recognise mobile network, what can I do?

My wife has recently switched mobile operator and now can't get mobile data. Phone calls and text are OK. WiFi is OK. Going to Settings -> More -> Mobile Networks -> Network Operators shows a list of ...
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How to trace a process sending data over network?

I found that some mobile data is consumed by unknown process. There's a huge difference between my ISP report and glasswire report, around 40mb for each 100mb used. I know my phone is infected and ...
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Tasker - To switch between Wifi and Mobile Data

Can Tasker be programmer to do a one click: 1. Turn off Wifi and turn on Mobile Data 2. Turn off Mobile Data and then Turn On Wifi I want something that's quick, one click to switch to WIFI only or ...
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How mobile data and WiFi chooses priority

When I am using shareit or playing mini militia with both mobile data and WiFi turned on, I could see both are running slow and lag while playing games.. but when I connected to my home WiFi networks ...
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Using Google Maps in a car with a Hotspot and a cell phone with no sim card

I have a AT&T Samsung Galaxy 7. I have another AT&T phone with no sim card. I have a verizon hotspot and will be purchasing an AT&T hotspot as i am converting to almost full time RV'ing....
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Set home country for roaming - Roaming in my home country with a phone bought in a foreign country

I bought my phone in Germany, then I am using it in Chile with a Chilean network provider. I have to enable roaming for using mobile data and I can use it with no additional fees. The problem is ...
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Low storage. Found files named __data. Can I delete it?

My android is low on storage and after looking around at files, i found these __data files that are taking up a ton of storage. I had the urge tk just delete it but im afraid if i do ill just end up ...
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How to use 3G or 4G service on an android define if its turned off by Authority

As you may or may not have heard, in my country, Bangladesh, a student protest is going on for road safety. The students are mainly organizing themselves on the social media, communicating in ...
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How to stop Wi-Fi from using all my mobile data?

My phone all of a sudden is consuming huge amounts of mobile data ; apps usage report shows that 'Wi-fi' is causing this: from less than 500Mb per month is has consumed 2GB in a day , and it continues ...
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LG G4 ghost touch and swipe when data is turned on

Odd problem with my LG G4 phone, on Monday I check my whatsapp and the screen starts ghost touching itself randomly in different places? I lock the phone to stop it and reset a couple of times, but ...
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Cannot connect to mobile data

So i have a mate7 (mt7-l09) and I can't connect to mobile data. I turn on the mobile data but the send and receive icon never shows up. I have already tried changing APN and switch Carrier BTS. Its ...
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How to diagnose the (cellular) data roaming?

I wonder how to diagnose the data roaming. I enabled Data roaming in Mobile network settings, but I have no Internet access. In SIM status, Cellular network state is Disconnected. I want to determine ...
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Android “google play music app”. How force it play ONLY local songs on my phone

How to force "google play music app" play ONLY songs I paid for and downloaded to my phone. In other words how to restrict it from contacting the web and using my data allocation. thank you
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How can I Disable Background Data Usage for 'Android OS'?

I recently rooted my phone so that I could use AFWALL+ to disable Background & Foreground Data Usage for everything except the Browser, and it is working fine for all apps except for a package ...
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Battery drain and bad mobile-data Sony Xperia Z5 compact Nougat 7.1.1

I charge my phone in the evening and have it turned off over night. So i turn it on in the morning with 100% battery. However after the 7.1.1 update the battery life has gone to shit. I used to go ...
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Data Drops when tethering

I'm trying to tether my computer to my phone through USB. I have full bars, but the LTE symbol next to it will disappear for about ten seconds, and then reappear for a few seconds only to disappear ...
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Way to stop device from automatically switching to mobile data if wifi go's off?

If we are using wifi and it go's off the phone will automatically switch to my 4G data right?? Is it best to switch off 4g altogether when in wifi zones and just turn it on when needed? Thanks
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Drop\stop mobile data connection (non-wifi) by conditions

Can I set Android 4.4.2 to drop mobile data connection once a data limit set by me is reach within a period? Which version of Android has this feature? How can I achieve this?
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Why is there no internet connection only for specific apps?

My internet browsers, and most apps on my phone work fine, but specific ones: Sync pro, McDonalds, Pocket Casts, Audible, and Snapchat have weird semi-functionality. I know I'm connected to wi-fi and ...
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Data status at top of screen doesn't match data activity

We are uploading videos to YouTube and the upload indicator underneath the 4G LTE icon doesn't show any activity. The upload is still going through however. This makes me believe that there is some ...
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How to stop mobile data permanently, without rooting?

I want to disable mobile data of an Android mobile permanently. I tried to deleting the APN settings but after restoring the APN setting the mobile data starts working as before. I don't want to ...
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How to disable Data Usage Cycle's autoreset

I'm using a prepaid card and there's no billing cycle. How can I disable the data usage tracker from auto-resetting?
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Connect to wifi without internet as well as use phone data

i have a dashcam in my car that allows controll through wifi (similer to a gopro) but it obviosly does not have internet access. so when connected to the dashcam i cannot use internet on my phone. i ...
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No internet via mobile data, while USB tethering works just fine

The PC can use the phone's connection while tethering without problems, while the phone at the same time can't. Im using my LG G6 to give my Win10 PC internet access via USB tethering. While the PC ...
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Brand new Moto G6 won't send or receive SMS

My brand new out of the box Moto G6 won't send or receive SMS. I'm using the official SMS app which has SMS permissions (triple checked this) and is the default SMS app. I tried everything: cleaning ...
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Only one network interface active at a time in Android

I was looking into the network configurations in Android devices. Android makes WI-FI as the default network preference. And I noticed only one network interface can be active at a time in Android. ...
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Can Android turn the mobile access point on automatically on my home?

I share almost always my mobile data to my laptop because I like to use faster web as my home offers. Is there a way on Android 7.0 such that it turns and keeps the mobile access point on if I am near ...
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How to measure 3G/4G reception of tablets?

I work for a company that wants to give tablets to employees for online forms. Our initial test shows that the tablets we initially bought don't get as good reception as the employee's phones. (...
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How can I see which websites use up most of my foreground data?

Every month I use up most of my mobile data in Chrome. This is the foreground data, not background data, so the data saver settings don't do much. My plan is to avoid those websites that use up most ...
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Wireless vs data connection

Assume there is a 4G access point or router for internet connection, e. g. Dlink 953. That means a sim card is inserted to the access point. So the internet is routed via the data connection defined ...
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Reduce video call quality in messaging apps while using Data Connection

I see that most of the messaging apps that support video call, set the video quality automatically. Whatsapp, imo, skype are the most famous examples. That is bad actually... I have high speed data ...
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Unable to change mobile data cycle date on huawei p9 lite with android 7.0

My old phone had an option to change the mobile data cycle date. As you can see in the image below the option is gone. Does anyone know where I can find it in this "new and improved" version of ...
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switch to mobile date when wifi is weak [duplicate]

Question is the title. Can this be achieved natively or with third party apps? My problem is I leave home and I am trying to set my GPS and scratching my head why it is not working. But I am still ...
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Any way to share internet over phone call?

Once my mobile internet data volume ran out (again), and so I thought: but hey, I have a WiFi at home with no traffic limit, and I have another SIM-card in another rooted android smartphone, to which ...
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Disabling data traffic notification “A total of consumption during the lock screen” on LeEco Cool Changer S1

A couple of days ago I received my new phone, a LeEco Cool Changer S1/Coolpad Cool S1. Every time I lock it, I get a notification titled "A total of consumption during the lock screen..". If I open it,...
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Blink Texts or Names

When I go to delete a text message that I have received or sent to a certain individual that name will Blink when I select it to be deleted but only for that certain phone number or text message. ...
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Why is Android System using Data

Hi guys I have an android running custom rom on 8.1 . I found this problem when I was downloading files from ANDROID DOWNLOAD MANAGER the speed shown by ADM was very less in comparison to that shown ...
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Does disabling mobile data when I'm connected to wi-fi conserve battery?

I always do this out of habit, but it recently occurred to me that Android might be clever enough to automatically turn it off when I've got wi-fi access. Is it?