Manage Data Usage - Nexus 6

To change the data usage cycle on your device, view data usage and set data warnings and restrictions, view this info.

Caution Data usage info provided by the device may differ from actual usage. For data usage info provided by Verizon Wireless, refer to the My Verizon website.

Note For more info on data usage and alerts, check out these Data Usage FAQs.

Change Data Usage Cycle
Set Mobile Data Limit
Set Mobile Data Warning
View Data Usage by App
Restrict Data Usage by App

Change Data Usage Cycle

  1. From a Home screen navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Data Usage.
  2. From the Data usage cycle field (third line down, shows a date range) tap the Dropdown menu Drop down menu icon.
  3. Tap Change cycle.
  4. Tap the appropriate date then tap SET.
    Note Refer to the My Verizon website for billing cycle date.

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Set Mobile Data Limit

Caution Mobile data (cellular data) be disabled upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the orange limit line. To continue to utilize apps dependant upon a data connection (e.g. browser, email, market, etc.), a Wi-Fi connection can be used or mobile data must be manually re-enabled (overage charges may apply).

  1. From a Home screen navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Data Usage.
  2. Tap Set cellular data limit to enable on switch.
  3. If presented with Limiting data usage screen, review the message then tap OK.
  4. Tap the number to the left of the red line.
  5. Enter the preferred data usage limit then tap SET.

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Set Mobile Data Warning

Note A notification message appear upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the black warning line.

  1. From a Home screen navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Data Usage.
  2. Ensure Set cellular data limit is enabled.
  3. Tap the number to the left of the black line.
  4. Enter the preferred warning limit then tap SET.

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View Data Usage by App

  1. From a Home screen navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Data Usage.
  2. Tap an app (located below the usage graph).
  3. View the usage info.

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