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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Dual SIM standby — data and calls on different SIMs

I wanna ask about Dual SIM standby 4G phones, particularly Lenovo P70 if that makes a difference. If I have two SIMs: (A) with a call and SMS tariff, (B) with LTE data. If I browse the internet on (...
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How to enable dual networking in Android shell?

I have a rooted HR933 tablet running Android 4.4.2, and an embedded device with a Wi-Fi access point but no Internet access. I need the tablet's browser to be able to reach the device's web server via ...
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Why doesn't my VPN client transition between mobile to Wi-Fi?

I'm experiencing slightly odd behavior from my VPN on a Note 4, Android 5.0.1. It appears to work as far as routing my traffic is concerned, but if I leave an area with Wi-Fi and come back, it stays ...
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I just updated the software of my S4 Active, and now my mobile data doesn't work

I've tried turning my data and wifi on and off, played with airplane mode, restarted my phone a few times, and left the battery out for nearly 15 minutes, but my mobile data still isn't working after ...
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Is there a more efficient way to turn mobile hotspot on / off? [duplicate]

I'd like to reduce the number of steps needed to turn mobile hotspot on or off. Currently it's unlock, then five taps. Galaxy Note 4, Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I did find this question, but it's from ...
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Change IMEI number to obtain tablet data plan?

It looks like T-Mobile offers very cheap data-only plans, but these are only available for tablets. I have read that this is enforced by tracking your IMEI. I was wondering: Is it possible to change ...
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Mobile data can't connect (with exclamation mark) but wifi

My phone is Motorola XT1033 dual-SIM (Lollipop 5.1) * have active mobile-data internet packages * can connect and open provider's website (to check package status & quota) * valid APN settings (...
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My Mobile data switch is missing from my main Settings screen. How do I get it back?

I used to have 4 toggle switches right on my main Settings screen: Airplane mode, WiFi, Bluetooth, and Mobile data. Now the Mobile data switch is gone, and I don't know where it went. It's been ...
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Android OS background data usage

Recently set up 2 Android smart phones for my sons earlier this month (around Dec 12th, 2015). On one of the phones, Android OS is showing a HUGE spike in background data usage. From Dec 12th until ...
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Nexus 4 3G not working

The phone is running AOSP Marshmallow, it is rooted and has Xposed installed. Mobile operator is Latvian Mobile Phone with working data plan. I can send and receive calls and texts and use WiFi. So ...
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How to display/obtain detailed app data usage of last 24h?

I know Android has a nice built-in way to visualize the monthly data usage on a daily basis. It also displays the cumulative data transfered data per app per cycle (1 month). Where are the data usage ...
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Data usage, random number apps [duplicate]

What are these numbers in the Data Usage and Battery Usage screen in Jellybean? I'm having a issue with apps turning up that use data in the background. I have no idea what the are or where they came ...
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wifi is getting turned off and mobile data is getting turned on automatically

I am facing a weird scenario in my android phone since 2-3 days. My wi-fi is automatically getting turned off and my mobile data pack is getting turned on. It has been cost effective 2-3 days. I ...
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Mobile data on but not working

I have a Galaxy SIII (Android 4.3) phone on the Vodafone network (UK). I was using WiFi when available and mobile data occasionally. It all worked fine. When on mobile data, I would see an icon on the ...
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Nexus 4 2G/3G not working

The phone is running AOSP Marshmallow, is rooted and has Xposed installed. Mobile operator is Latvian Mobile Phone with working data plan. I can send and receive calls and texts and use WiFi. So far ...
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Synch on mobile data not only wifi

It appears my S planner synchs when I am on Wi Fi but not when wi fi is off and I am connected to mobile data. There is probably a switch "synch only when on wifi" to save paying for mobile data, but ...
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How to turn off Radio Signal via adb without airplane mode?

As I'm trying to make a script to restart radio signal and I'm not using usb cable for adb, I need to turn off my mobile signal WITHOUT using airplane (because I'm using Wifi Hotspot and Wifi ADB). ...
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Do I lose my data if i factory reset my phone?

If I factory reset my phone, how long will it take for my data to set itself back up? And if it doesn't, have I lost my data?
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How to be confident mobile data is off

I have a mobile package which includes a small amount of mobile data. If you exceed the limit, or use data abroad, the costs can be truly enormous. This has made me paranoid about how to ensure that ...
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How to automatically switch from WiFi to mobile data when no internet on WiFi?

I have a wifi router at home with adsl connection. But internet connection from our service provider keeps dropping off. Unfortunately, the service provider I am using is much better compared to ...
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Exclude one program in data usage

My provider provides rdio for free. This generates data traffic, but is not taken from my data plan. How can I exclude this program from data usage limit and or calculation?
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None, or choppy, 3G/LTE data transfer with T-Mobile US on international HTC One M8

I have an international HTC One M8, and an off-contract plan with T-Mobile (highest priced, unlimited LTE). If I go into settings and set mobile data to only use 2G, everything works reliably. With ...
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Is it possible to adblock while on mobile data?

I can use AdBlock Plus to block ads on wifi. Is there a way to do it while on mobile data? I'd like to use it in Chrome, if possible.
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Can I force GMail to not load large sets of data (attachments/images) when using mobile data?

I just noticed that GMail loaded 60-70MB data the last 2 days, in ~15 minute period. It was using my (limited) mobile data plan to do this. This was around the time I was opening large email threads ...
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How to turn off data after a certain amount

How to turn off data after a certain amount Aim: To make my data turn off after it reaches a predefined amount of data to use. For example, I am using my portable hotspot to my computer with my phone....
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Can Android devices connect to both WiFi and mobile data networks at the same time?

Can Android devices connect to both WiFi LAN (not necessarily connected to the Internet) and mobile data networks at the same time? Or when it connects to one, does it have to disconnect from the ...
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Cannot connect to a data connection on Sprint HTC One M8

Firstly, I am running CyanogenMod 12.1 on my HTC One M8, but this is an issue I also experienced running stock Android (e.g. Lollipop). The issue I am experiencing is that my device appears to be ...
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Limit apps to only work if connected to WiFi

My son is exceeding his data limit by downloading files when off the WiFi. I do not want to turn off all mobile data as he still needs to access his email, etc, however, he does not need to be ...
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Lg G3 random reboots while it is connected to wifi or data connection

As soon as I toggle wifi or data , my LG G3 is getting restarted . I tried factory reset I tried different rom (everything lolipop 5.0) I restored to a working backup I had about 3 months before. The ...
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Cellular data shutting off when i shut off wifi and vice versa

I bought a motorola moto g gen 3 a few days back and encountered a bug i can't wrap my head around. First of: this post: Cellular data not working since 5.1 Lollipop flash adresses the same issue ...
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Google search and chrome not working on mobile data

I have a OnePlus One on which I am running 5.1.1 Cyanogen OS. I rooted it and installed Greenify, and tried to greenify the google apps. Since then, my google apps are not working over mobile data, ...
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My Galxay Grande Prime can't connect to 3G anymore

I used to connect using 3G without any problem. But suddenly the 3G connection is not working anymore. Problem: The networking Symbol "H" appear for few seconds (2s-3s) and they disappear and it ...
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Disable all but a few applications from accessing mobile data connections

I would like to disable all of the applications on my phone from accessing my mobile data connection, except for a select few applications that allow me to remotely control my phone, and thus, require ...
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HTC One M8 Sprint doesn't connect to roaming partners India

I am currently in India, and I'm not able to get roaming data with my HTC One M8 Sprint. I have tried several settings and several carriers but to no avail. I have called Sprint but their solutions ...
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Change DNS for mobile data without using an app

(My phone is rooted and runs Android 5.1) How can one change the DNS addresses of mobile data (and persistently, if possible) without the requirement of an app?
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Android gmail app

In micromax canvas, i am unable to find account settings in gmail app . I need to add recovery mobile number to my gmail account in my mobile ? how to do it in specified mobile?
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Mobile data/Wifi schedular

I am using android version 4.3.. Usage of mobile data or Wifi consuming more battery power I need to turn them on/off for every 30 mins. So is there any options or apps available to schedule them??
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Is there a way to permanently disable mobile internet on Android 4.0.4 so that I don't get charged even if I accidentally enable it

I use Android 4.0.4 (ICS). The problem is that sometimes mobile internet (not Wifi) accidentally gets enabled (i.e. the notifications window gets pulled down and the "Data" button gets pressed). Then, ...
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Switching from Wifi to mobile data takes long time

Since a few weeks ago, my Moto G takes a long time to start up mobile data after I turn off wifi. Usually it will take only a few seconds, but now it can take 10 minutes or even more. As long as it ...
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Toast: MMS cannot be sent/received when mobile data is disabled — shows up at every boot in Moto G XT1033 running Lollipop 5.0.2

Details: Moto G XT1033 with Android Lollipop 5.0.2 Is there something wrong? Why would any app request this feature just exactly when I turn my cell phone on? (Click image to see its larger variant.)...
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How do I automate disabling mobile data on lollipop?

I have recently changed my Moto G LTE (XT1039) from android 4.x to 5.1. After the update I have found that Llama - Location Profiles's Toggle mobile data - mobile data off Action fails to disable my ...
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Warning bar in “Settings - Data usage” disappeared. A bug?

First, I'm currently using Android 6.0 on a Nexus 5, although this issue was already present when I was using Android 5.0. Now I'll explain what I mean by "not seeing the warning bar". Regularly, the ...
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Make phone running Android 2.3.3 re-download configuration settings from ISP

When I first inserted my SIM into my phone, it prompted to download configuration settings for things such as Data, MMS etc... It worked fine for about a year but I have started having problems such ...
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Data usage slider missing in Android Lollipop

After upgrading my Galaxy S5 to Android 5.0, the sliding bar on the graph which allows you to show data usage for a prescribed date range is no longer there. For example, in the older Android I was ...
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How can I toggle mobile data on/off on my Samsung Galaxy S5

How can I toggle mobile data on/off on my Samsung Galaxy S5 (running Lollipop) without having to unlock the device?
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Limit Phone Data Usage

This might be a replica, I have searched and not found a similar question. I currently have the HTC One M8 and am planing on getting a 1GiB Data pack, knowing me who uses internet over the top I ...
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How can I record mobile network traffic?

I need to record edge/3g mobile traffic in pcap file. I can't find any working app for this. How can I do this? Samsung Galaxy s3, root, cyanogenmod11.
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Data Usage Warning in ICS

I found these related questions on the same issue: How do I disable the data usage warning and notification in ICS? How to turn of Google Samsung Nexus Galaxy 3g/mobile data usage warning? But, my ...
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Major issues on Micromax YUREKA after updating to Lollipop

I am having multiple issues on my Micromax Yureka after upgrading to Lollipop: I am unable to pick up calls & the display is not coming on USB storage connection is not functioning & won't ...
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Have to turn on-off mobile data every now and then so that mobile data works!

phone: Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 (gt-s7272) (rooted) From the moment that I have bought my phone the speed of internet via mobile data is so weak; other phones in the same location as mine can use the ...

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