Samsung Galaxy Tab A (10.5) - Manage Data Usage

Note Notes:

  • Data usage info provided by the device may differ from actual usage. For data usage info provided by Verizon, refer to the My Verizon website.
  • Video camera icon For a better understanding of how data is used, check out this video.
  • To control data usage on your account, refer to Verizon Smart Family™.

 

  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.
  3. Tap Data Usage then do one of the following:
    • Set Mobile Data Limit:
      Caution Mobile / cellular data is disabled upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the red limit line. To continue to utilize apps dependent on a data connection (e.g., Browser, Email, etc.), Wi-Fi can be used or the Mobile data limit must be manually adjusted (overage charges may apply).
    1. Tap Billing cycle and data warning.
    2. Tap the Limit mobile data usage switch to turn on On switch icon.
      Note If prompted, review the message then tap OK.
    3. Tap Data limit and enter the desired level (e.g., 2.0GB) then tap SET.
    • Set Mobile Data Warning:
      Note A notification message appears upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the orange warning line.
    1. Tap the Alert me about data usage switch to turn on On switch icon or off Off switch icon.
      Note If prompted, review the message then tap OK.
    2. Tap Billing cycle and data warning.
    3. Tap the Set data warning switch to turn on.
    4. Tap Start billing cycle on.
    5. Select the first day of your billing cycle then tap SET.
    6. Tap Data warning and enter the desired level (e.g., 2.0GB) then tap SET.
    • Change Data Usage Cycle:
    1. Tap Billing cycle and data warning.
    2. Tap Start billing cycle on.
    3. Select the cycle date then tap SET.
      Note Refer to the My Verizon website for the billing cycle date.

 

Note To view or limit individual app usage, refer to Restrict Data Usage by App.

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