Internet & data: HTC One (M8)

Learn how to use the internet browser, sync apps, and set the data usage indicator on the HTC One (M8). Find out more on this page:

 

Data usage

Internet browser

Sync

 

 

Data usage

Data usage indicator

To turn on, set, or turn off the data usage indicator, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.
  4. Tap Usage.
  5. Select the Limit mobile data usage check box.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. On the graph, touch the screen and slide the Red bar up or down to adjust the data limit.
  8. Tap Reset data usage.
  9. Enter the date your billing cycle renews.
  10. Tap OK.

 

 

View data use by app

To view how much data certain apps are using, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'WIRELESS & NETWORKS,' tap More.
  4. Tap Usage.
  5. View Data usage cycle details.

 

 

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Internet browser

Browser cache

To clear the mobile browser cache, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Browser.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Privacy & security.
  6. Tap Clear cache.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Browser cookies

To clear the mobile browser cookies, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Browser.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Privacy & security.
  6. Tap Clear all cookie data.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Browser history

To clear the mobile browser history, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Browser.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Privacy & security.
  6. Tap Clear history.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Browser windows open / close

To open a new browser window or close one, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any webpage, tap the Tabs icon.
  2. Tap NEW TAB or NEW INCOGNITO TAB to open, or tap the white X to close.

 

 

Turn on / off JavaScript

To turn on or turn off JavaScript in the mobile browser, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Browser.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Tap Advanced.
  6. Select the Enable JavaScript check box to turn it on.
  7. Clear the Enable JavaScript check box to turn it off.

 

 

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Sync

Background data

To turn on or turn off background data, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Select an application.
  5. Tap Menu.
  6. Deselect Sync.
  7. Settings vary between different account types.

 

 

 

Sync apps & accounts

To add or edit apps and accounts to sync, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts & sync.
  4. Select an account to view and edit, or select the "+" icon to add an account.
  5. Settings will vary between different types of accounts.

 

 

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