Data usage: Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889)

Learn how to manage data usage on the Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889).

 

 

 

 

Data usage indicator

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Data usage.
  4. Choose from the following options:
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    • To turn on a data usage limit, follow these steps:
      1. Tap Set mobile data limit to select the check box and then tap OK. A new horizontal red bar appears in the graph.
      2. Touch and drag the red bar up or down to the desired data amount. When you reach this data amount, your data connection is automatically disabled.

    • To change the data usage limit, follow these steps:
      1. From the graph, touch and drag the red bar to the desired data usage setting. If you exceed this setting, your data connection is automatically disabled.

    • To turn off a data usage limit, follow these steps:
      1. Tap Set mobile data limit to clear the check box. 

    • To set a data usage warning, touch and drag the orange bar. A warning will not automatically disable your data connection. Instead, you will receive a notification in the Status bar when you exceed the data warning limit.

 

 

View data use by app

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Data usage.
  4. If necessary, tap the Data usage cycle field to select the time period to be studied for the data usage.
  5. If necessary, from the graph, touch and drag the White bars to adjust the time period to be studied for the data usage.
    Note: Below the graph, the dates to be studied will be displayed.
  6. Swipe up and view the data usage for applications (largest to smallest).