Internet & data: HTC One S

Learn how to use the internet browser, sync apps, and set the data usage indicator on the HTC One S. 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 the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
  4. Tap Usage.
  5. Tap Set data usage limit to turn on the indicator. A check mark will appear when the feature is enabled.
  6. Tap OK.
  7. Move the Red and Green bars to set your Limit and Warning values.
  8. Tap Reset data usage.
  9. Select first date of bill cycle.
  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 the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
  4. Tap Usage.
  5. Scroll down to view a list of applications sorted by data usage.
  6. If necessary, select an application to view usage details.

 

 

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Internet browser

Browser cache

To clear the mobile browser cache, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  5. Tap Privacy & security.
  6. Scroll to and tap Clear cache.
  7. Tap OK.

 

 

Browser cookies

To clear the mobile browser cookies, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  5. Tap Privacy & security.
  6. Scroll to and 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 the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  5. Tap Privacy & security.
  6. Scroll to and 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 Web page, tap Tabs.
  2. Touch the screen and slide left or right to browse the open windows.
  3. If desired, tap the Close icon (X) in the top-right corner of the preview.
  4. To open a new window, select one of the following options:
    • New tab
    • New incognito tab

 

 

Turn on / off JavaScript

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu icon.
  4. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  5. Tap Advanced.
  6. Select or clear the Enable JavaScript bubble.

 

 

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Sync

Background data

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Wireless & networks,' tap More.
  4. Tap Usage.
  5. Tap the Menu icon.
  6. Select or clear the Restrict background data bubble.

 

 

Sync apps & accounts

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
  3. Under 'Personal,' tap Accounts & sync.
  4. If necessary, tap Add to add a new account and follow the on-screen prompts.
  5. Tap the Auto sync switch to turn on or turn off automatic sync.
  6. If desired, navigate to and select an individual account to edit specific sync settings.

 

 

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