Manage Data Usage - Google Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL

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

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

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Tap Settings Settings icon > Network & Internet > Data Usage.
  3. Select any of the following:

Change Data Usage Cycle

  1. From the 'Mobile' section, tap Data warning & limit.
  2. Tap App data usage cycle select the Usage cycle reset 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. Tap App data usage.
  2. Tap the Gear icon Gear icon.
  3. Tap Set data limit to enable on switch.
  4. If presented with Limiting data usage screen, review the message then tap OK.
  5. Tap Data limit.
  6. 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. Tap App data usage.
  2. Tap the Gear icon Gear icon.
  3. Tap Set data warning to enable on switch.
  4. Tap Data warning.
  5. Enter the preferred warning limit then tap SET.

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View Data Usage by App

  1. Tap App data usage.
  2. Tap an app (located below the usage graph).
  3. View the usage information.

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Restrict Data Usage by App

Note Some apps depend upon background data (transferring data when not directly in use). Restricting background data may cause those apps to stop functioning unless a Wi-Fi connection is available.

  1. Tap App data usage.
  2. Tap an app (located below the usage graph).
  3. Tap Background data to turn on on switch or off off switch.
    Note Turn on to enable usage of cellular data in the background
  4. If presented, review the message then tap OK.

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