Manage Data Usage - GizmoTab™

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

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, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Data usage (Wireless & networks section).
  2. Tap Limit Mobile data usage to turn on On indicator.
  3. If prompted, review the message then tap OK.
  4. Touch and hold the red limit line.
  5. Drag the line to the preferred level (e.g., 2.0GB) then release.

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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, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Date usage (Wireless & networks section).
  2. Tap Alert me about data usage to turn on On indicator.
  3. If prompted, 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 icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Date usage (Wireless & networks section).
  2. Tap the current date range (e.g., Sep 24 - Oct 23) then tap Change cycle.
  3. 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 icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Date usage (Wireless & networks section).
  2. From the App usage section, tap an app
  3. View the usage info.

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