View & Manage Data

View & Manage Data

Access Usage Manager to view data usage, set data limits, and see the apps using the most data.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. To view and manage data usage, tap Settings from the Start screen.
    Note: To check your current month's data usage dial *data# (*3282#) on your mobile phone to receive a text message with the current bill cycle's usage.
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  2. Tap Settings.
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  3. Tap Network & wireless.
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  4. Tap Data usage.
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  5. To see App data usage, tap Usage details.
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  6. To set a limit for the amount of data usage, tap Set limit.
    Note: When the mobile data limit is active and has been reached, the mobile data block will remain in effect until mobile data is manually re-enabled on the device, the limit threshold is changed to a higher value, or a new data usage cycle begins. If you set data usage limits on your device, they do not communicate with AT&T systems. You will still receive AT&T system generated notifications as you approach your data limits.
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  7. To set the interval of time you would like to limit the data for, tap the Limit type drop down menu.
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  8. Select Desired Limit type
    Note: For the purpose of this demonstration, monthly was selected.
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  9. Choose desired Monthly reset date, Monthly data limit, and Unit from the drop down menus then tap Save.
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  10. To edit or remove the monthly data limit, tap Edit.
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  11. To edit the monthly data limit, tap Edit. To remove the monthly data limit, tap Remove.
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  12. To restrict the amount of data that apps use when they are running in the background, tap the Restrict background data drop down menu and choose desired option.
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