Samsung Galaxy Note5 - Manage Data Usage

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 tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Wireless and networks section, tap Data usage.
  4. Tap Bill Cycle.
  5. Tap Bill cycle.
  6. Select 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) is disabled upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the red 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 tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Wireless and networks section, tap Data usage.
  4. Tap Bill cycle.
  5. Tap Limit mobile data usage to turn on On indicator or off Off indicator.
    Note If presented with Limiting data usage screen, review the message then tap OK.
  6. Enter the preferred warning limit (e.g., 400 MB, 3 GB, etc.)then tap SET.

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Set Mobile Data Warning

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

  1. From a Home screen tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Wireless and networks section, tap Data usage.
  4. Tap Alert me about data usage.
    Note If presented with Data usage warning screen, review the message then tap OK.
  5. Tap Bill cycle.
  6. Tap Data usage warning.
  7. Enter the preferred warning limit (e.g., 400 MB, 3 GB, etc.)then tap SET.

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View Data Usage by App

  1. From a Home screen tap Apps Apps icon.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon.
  3. From the Wireless and networks section, tap Data usage.
  4. Tap an app (located below the usage graph; may require scrolling).
  5. View the usage info.

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