Manage Data Usage - PRIV™ by BlackBerry®

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.

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

Set Cellular Data Limit

Caution Mobile data (cellular data) is disabled upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the orange limit line. To continue to utilize apps dependent upon a data connection (e.g., Browser, Gmail, 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 Settings icon > Data usage Data usage settings.
  2. Tap Limit mobile data usage to turn on Switch on.
  3. If presented with a "Data usage limit" screen, review the message then tap OK.
  4. Touch and hold the orange Limit line.
  5. Drag the line to the preferred level (e.g., 2.0GB) then release.

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Set Cellular Data Warning

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

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Data usage Data usage settings.
  2. Tap Alert me about data usage to turn on Switch on.
  3. If presented with "Data usage alert" screen, review the message then tap OK.
  4. Touch and hold the black Warning line.
  5. Drag the line to the preferred level (e.g., 5.0GB) then release..

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Change Data Usage Cycle

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Data usage Data usage settings.
  2. From the Data usage cycle field, tap the Dropdown menu Dropdown menu icon.
  3. Tap Change cycle.
  4. From the "Usage cycle reset date" prompt, select the cycle date then tap Set.
    Note Refer to the My Verizon website for billing cycle date.

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View Data Usage by App

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

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