Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - 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, call #DATA (#3282) from the device or refer to the My Verizon website.

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, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections settings icon > Data usage.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  3. From the Mobile section, tap Billing cycle and data warning.
  4. Tap the Limit mobile data usage switch to turn on Switch on.
    Note If prompted, review the message then tap OK.
  5. Tap Data limit.
  6. Enter the desired level (e.g., 2.0GB) 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, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections settings icon > Data usage.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  3. From the Mobile section, tap Alert me about data usage to turn on Switch on.
  4. Tap Alert me about data usage to turn on Switch on.
    Note If prompted, review the message then tap OK.
  5. Tap Billing cycle and data warning.
  6. Tap Data warning.
  7. Enter the desired level (e.g., 2.0GB) then tap SET.

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Change Data Usage Cycle

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections settings icon > Data usage.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  3. From the Mobile section, tap Billing cycle and data warning.
  4. Tap Start billing cycle on.
  5. 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, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Connections Connections settings icon > Data usage.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  3. From the Mobile section, tap Mobile data usage.
  4. Select an app (below the usage graph) to view the usage info.

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