Internet & data: Samsung Galaxy Note II

Learn how to use the internet browser, sync apps, and set the data usage indicator on the Samsung Galaxy Note II. 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 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).

 

 

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Internet browser

Browser cache

To clear the mobile browser cache, follow these steps:

 

Internet

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Privacy and security.
  5. Tap Clear cache and then tap OK.
  6. Tap Done.

 

Chrome

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Chrome.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Privacy.
  5. Tap Clear browsing data.
    Note: By default, Clear the cache is automatically selected. Also, 'Clear browsing history' and 'Clear cookies, site data' are also automatically selected.
  6. If necessary, tap Clear browsing history or Clear cookies, site data to clear the check box and prevent deleting this information.
  7. Tap Clear.

 

 

Browser cookies

To clear the mobile browser cookies, follow these steps:

 

Internet

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Privacy and security.
  5. Tap Clear all cookie data and then tap OK.

 

Chrome

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Chrome.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Privacy.
  5. Tap Clear browsing data.
    Note: By default, Clear cookies, site data is automatically selected. Also, 'Clear browsing history' and 'Clear the cache' are also automatically selected.
  6. If necessary, tap Clear browsing history or Clear the cache to clear the check box and prevent deleting this information.
  7. Tap Clear.

 

 

Browser history

To clear the mobile browser history, follow these steps:

 

Internet

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Privacy and security.
  5. Tap Clear history and then tap OK.

 

Chrome

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Chrome.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Privacy.
  5. Tap Clear browsing data.
    Note: By default, Clear browsing history is automatically selected. Also, 'Clear cookies, site data' and 'Clear the cache' are also automatically selected.
  6. If necessary, tap Clear cookies, site data or Clear the cache to clear the check box and prevent deleting this information.
  7. Tap Clear.

 

 

Browser windows open / close

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

 

Internet

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Windows windows icon.jpg icon.
  4. To close a window, tap the red -- icon inside the desired window to be closed.
  5. To add a window, tap the + icon at top-right. Tap the URL field and enter the desired web address and then tap Go.

 

Chrome

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Chrome.
  3. Tap the Tabs icon at top-right.
  4. To close a window, tap the x icon inside the desired window.
  5. To open a new window (called 'tab' in Chrome), tap New tab.
  6. Tap the Search or type URL field and enter the desired web address. Tap Go.

 

 

Turn on / off JavaScript

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

 

Internet

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Internet.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Advanced.
  5. To turn on, tap Enable JavaScript to select the check box.
  6. To turn off, tap Enable JavaScript to clear the check box.

 

Chrome

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Chrome.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Content settings.
  5. To turn on JavaScript, tap Enable JavaScript to select the check box.
  6. To turn off JavaScript, tap Enable JavaScript to clear the check box.

 

 

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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 Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Data usage.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. To turn on, tap Restrict background (data) to clear the check box.
  6. To turn off, tap Restrict background (data) to select the check box. Tap OK.

 

 

Sync apps & accounts

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under 'My accounts,' tap the desired account type (for example, Google).
  4. From the main account screen, tap to adjust any available settings.
  5. At the top of the screen, tap your email address or user name to adjust sync settings for an individual account.
  6. To add a category to automatic sync (for example, Sync Contacts), tap the category to select the check box.
  7. To remove a category from automatic sync (for example, Sync Contacts), tap the category to clear the check box.

    Note: Tap Sync now to manually sync all categories with selected check boxes.

 

Gmail

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Gmail.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap your email address.
  5. Tap Gmail sync is [ON / OFF]
  6. To turn on, tap Auto sync app data to select the check box.
  7. To turn off, tap Auto sync app data to clear the check box.
  8. If turned on, tap Days of mail to sync and then tap the desired setting.

 

Email

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the Menu key and then tap Settings.
  4. Tap your email address.
  5. To turn on, tap Sync email to select the check box.
  6. To turn off, tap Sync email to clear the check box.
  7. If turned on, tap Sync schedule and then tap the desired settings.

 

 

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